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Topic Archives: Personal Injury

Great-nephew of NHS founder dies due to clinical negligence
  • 27.06.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • NHS delay in treatment cancer claims failure to diagnose cancer care Clincial Negligence negligent
The great nephew of on of the founders of the National Health Service - Roderick Bevan - died after two NHS trusts made serious errors during his cancer treatment, an inquest found. Lesley Herbertson, a Partner within our renowned Clincial Negligence team, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Bath University researchers testing new made-to-measure liners for prosthetics
  • 26.06.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • amputation prosthetics Personal Injury amputated prosthetic lower limb
A group of scientists and engineers at Bath University are developing new made-to-measure synthetic liners to sit inside a prosthetic, with the aim of aiding the healing process. Our Richard Edwards, Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
NHS England: Sepsis cases more than double in 2 years
  • 24.06.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Sepsis serious injury septic shock clinical neglience NHS England stoma E.coli
New figures from NHS England reveal the number of cases of sepsis has more than doubled over the past two years. Statistics reveal there were 350,344 cases of sepsis in 2017/18, compared to just 169,215 in 2015/16. Our Sophie Birch comments... Read the rest of this post...
Cyclist ordered to pay £100,000 after collision with pedestrian
  • 21.06.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury bicycle claims hugh potter court costs
Cyclist claims he faces bankruptcy after being ordered to pay up to £100,000 in court costs after he was involved in a collision with a pedestrian back in 2015. Our Hugh Potter, Senior Partner & Personal Injury Solicitor, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan goes from strength to strength
We are thrilled to announce the promotion of four of our senior solicitors to Partnership! The promotions come at a particularly exciting time for the firm as we have also recently acquired new office space to cope with an expanding Clinical Negligence department. Read the rest of this post...
Cervical screening awareness: Women not warned of side effects of abnormal cells removal treatment
  • 11.06.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • amputation clinical neglience cervical cancer cervical screening abnormal cells
A charity has warned how tens of thousands of women who have abnormal cells removed to reduce the risk of cervical cancer are not warned of the potential side effects prior to going ahead with the procedure. Our Lesley Herbertson comments here. Read the rest of this post...
UEFA to ask FIFA to review current concussion protocol
  • 07.06.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury head injury concussion post concussional syndrome
Following a recent incident with Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen, UEFA are to ask FIFA to consider allowing players to be temporarily substituted for another player if they are suspected to be suffering from concussion during the game. Our Rachel Rees comments... Read the rest of this post...
FA release film to raise awareness of concussions
  • 31.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury head injury concussion football The FA
The FA have released a new film, 'Concussion for Players: Lessons from the Pitch', which aims to raise awareness among players about the importance of recognizing and responding to concussion symptoms. Our Nicola Mepstead, Senior Personal Injury Solicitor, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Young woman left infertile following wrong site surgery
  • 30.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Ectopic pregnancy clinical neglience fallopian tube surgical negligence wrong site surgery negligent surgery infertile
A young woman has been left unable to have children naturally after surgeons removed the wrong fallopian tube following an ectopic pregnancy. Helen Budge, Clinical Negligence Solicitor comments in our latest blog. Read the rest of this post...
Olympic gold medalist Alex Danson: Life after a brain injury
  • 29.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury head injury Alex Danson Olympics recovery trauma
Alex Danson, Olympic Gold medalist with Great Britain's hockey team, discusses her recovery from brain injury in a recent interview with BBC Sport. Our Hannah Bottomley, Clincial Negligence solicitor, comments in our latest blog. Read the rest of this post...

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