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If you or somebody close to you have suffered a loss, an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition due to to hospital medical negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. A claim for hospital medical malpractice in Ireland has to demonstrate that a medical professional – or one of their support team – made an error which “in the circumstances and at the time” could have been avoided had an alternative course of action been taken. No two claims for hospital medical malpractice are the same, as the consequences of hospital medical malpractice affect everybody in a different way. Therefore, it is your best interests to establish your entitlement to claim hospital medical malpractice compensation with an experienced Irish solicitor at the first practical opportunity.

Hospital Disability Compensation Award Set At 1.5 Million Pounds

Disabled Stuart Morley, 29, of Bradford, West Yorkshire, could be the recipient of more than 1.5 million pounds in hospital disability compensation, after an out of court agreement was reached in his medical negligence claim against the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust.

Stuart, who has suffered from learning difficulties during his life, was fitted with a colostomy bag at the age of 11 after he was diagnosed with chronic constipation with overflow. In 2002, he was referred to St. Marks Hospital in Middlesex, where he was advised that the surgical procedure could be reversed.

However surgeons incorrectly closed Stuart’s bowel, which inevitably burst causing Stuart to suffer life threatening peritonitis and septicaemia, and requiring further extensive surgery to repair the damage.

After almost a decade of seeking hospitality disability compensation for his injuries, Stuart’s family have now reached agreement with the NHS Trust and will receive an immediate lump sum payment of 500,000 pounds, with further annual amounts of 25,000 pounds for the remainder of Stuart’s life.

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If you or somebody close to you have suffered a loss, an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition due to to hospital medical negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. A claim for hospital medical malpractice in Ireland has to demonstrate that a medical professional – or one of their support team – made an error which “in the circumstances and at the time” could have been avoided had an alternative course of action been taken. No two claims for hospital medical malpractice are the same, as the consequences of hospital medical malpractice affect everybody in a different way. Therefore, it is your best interests to establish your entitlement to claim hospital medical malpractice compensation with an experienced Irish solicitor at the first practical opportunity.

Hospital Infection Compensation Award Tops 8 Million Pounds

A 13 year old girl, who sustained brain damage after her premature birth due to a hospital “superbug”, has been awarded a hospital infection compensation package worth in excess of 8 million pounds at the Royal Court of Justice in London.

The court was told how Ayesha Canning-Kishver from Coventry, West Midlands, was delivered at 25 weeks and 3 days at Birmingham City Hospital in July 1997. At just 1lb and 12 ounces, and suffering from mild periventricular leukomalcia, she was immediately transferred to a special neonatal care unit where she appeared to improve over the following seven days.

However, Ayesha contracted a double infection of staphylococcus epidermidis and klebsiella due to bacteria associated with medical devices – such as indwelling catheters – and nearly died. The resuscitation process lead to Ayesha sustaining brain damage, and she will require around the clock care for the rest of her life.

The allegation of hospital infection medical negligence was brought against Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust by Ayesha’s mother, Shahana Kishver, on the grounds that a breach in the hospital’s duty of care led to delay in the infections being diagnosed and treated.

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust had initially refuted the claim, stating that their staff were blameless and Ayesha’s condition was due to her premature birth. However, a High Court hearing in 2008 found Birmingham City Hospital liable for the infection.

Announcing the hospital infection compensation package at the Royal Court of Justice, the Honourable Mr. Justice Neil Butterfield stated that “This should not be viewed as a ‘lottery win’ – rather it will be used to fund the lifetime of care which Ayesha will need.”

Ayesha’s hospital infection compensation package consists of an immediate lump sum payment of 1.3 million pounds, with annual payments of 70,000 pounds a year until Ayesha reaches the age of 18, with payments increasing thereafter to 90,000 pounds a year for the rest of her life.

In response to the hospital infection compensation settlement, the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust commented that they regretted the delay to respond to Ayesha’s symptoms.

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If you or somebody close to you have suffered a loss, an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition due to to hospital medical negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. A claim for hospital medical malpractice in Ireland has to demonstrate that a medical professional – or one of their support team – made an error which “in the circumstances and at the time” could have been avoided had an alternative course of action been taken. No two claims for hospital medical malpractice are the same, as the consequences of hospital medical malpractice affect everybody in a different way. Therefore, it is your best interests to establish your entitlement to claim hospital medical malpractice compensation with an experienced Irish solicitor at the first practical opportunity.

Hospital Birth Injury Claim Won by 33 Year Old Man

An incredible 33 years after his birth, an Oxfordshire man you suffered catastrophic injuries during his birth, has been awarded a 5.7 million pounds package in a hospital birth injury claim for compensation.

Ian Murphy was born in the city’s John Radcliffe Hospital in 1977. During his delivery his brain was starved of oxygen, resulting in Ian sustaining a cerebral palsy injury and being confined to a wheelchair from birth.

Ian has been always been supported by his parents, who have given day-to-day care since he was diagnosed with the condition. Ian experiences difficulties in communicating and socialising and it was only when his parents started enquiring about suitable accommodation for when they are no longer able to care for him themselves, that they discovered they were entitled to compensation.

After taking legal guidance, they claimed compensation for medical negligence against the South Central Strategic Health Authority, and in the Royal Court of Justice received an apology for errors made during the delivery and approval of a 5.7 million pounds compensation package.

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If you or somebody close to you have suffered a loss, an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition due to to hospital medical negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. A claim for hospital medical malpractice in Ireland has to demonstrate that a medical professional – or one of their support team – made an error which “in the circumstances and at the time” could have been avoided had an alternative course of action been taken. No two claims for hospital medical malpractice are the same, as the consequences of hospital medical malpractice affect everybody in a different way. Therefore, it is your best interests to establish your entitlement to claim hospital medical malpractice compensation with an experienced Irish solicitor at the first practical opportunity.

Hospital Operation Debris Leads to 350,000 Pounds Compensation

A 36-year-old man has received 350,000 pounds in hospital operation debris compensation after part of a latex surgical glove was left in his throat following hospital surgery.

Wayne Williams, from Tooting, London, was taken to St. Georges Hospital in South West London for heart surgery in June 2006, during which a tracheotomy was performed to enable him to breathe.

After the surgery, Wayne experienced difficulties breathing and was referred back to the hospital for throat surgery, during which surgeons discovered a small piece of latex left behind in his trachea.

The latex debris was admitted to not only have been the cause of Wayne’s breathlessness, but had additionally permanently scarring his vocal chords.

St. George’s NHS Healthcare Trust accepted liability for medical negligence and the compensation settlement of 350,000 was agreed.

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If you or somebody close to you have suffered a loss, an injury or the deterioration of an existing condition due to to hospital medical negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. A claim for hospital medical malpractice in Ireland has to demonstrate that a medical professional – or one of their support team – made an error which “in the circumstances and at the time” could have been avoided had an alternative course of action been taken. No two claims for hospital medical malpractice are the same, as the consequences of hospital medical malpractice affect everybody in a different way. Therefore, it is your best interests to establish your entitlement to claim hospital medical malpractice compensation with an experienced Irish solicitor at the first practical opportunity.

Undiagnosed Brain Tumour Compensation Award Undisclosed

A former Church of England assistant minister, whose brain tumour was left unattended for three years, is to receive a substantial out of court settlement for undiagnosed brain tumour compensation.

Adrian Underwood, 42, from Birmingham, had been particapting in a theology course in Nottingham in 2001, when he started to suffer severe headaches. He was sent to Nottingham University Hospital, where he underwent a brain scan which revealed a growth inside his skull, but no further action was taken and Adrian was discharged – being told he had nothing more serious than a migraine.

Adrian was unable to complete his course – moving back to Birmingham to take the position of a curate. However, his health continued to worsen, and it was during a medical investigation in 2004 to determine why Adrian was losing his sight that the much enlarged brain tumour was noticed after a scan at Birmingham Eye Hospital.

An emergency operation removed a tumour the size of a lemon, which had forced down on Adrian’s brain and formed a lump in his head. Adrian now suffers from regular fatigue and epilepsy due to this oversight – medical conditions which could have been avoided if the tumour had been removed after the initial scan.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust acceped liability but did not add any further comment.

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