Failings In Management Of Treatment

Bethany Clemens Deceased

14 year-old Bethany Jayne Clemens (DOB: 12.01.1997) was the eldest child of Emma Oakes. She lived in East Looe and was a student at Dame Hannah Rogers School, a special school for children with disabilities, in Ivybridge.

Severe Hypoxic Brain Damage Due To Monitor Failure

The patient suffered a mild cardial infarction at home and was admitted to hospital where she was treated with antithrombolitic agents. She suffered a further cardiac arrest but was resuscitated.

Liability of medical practitioners for the acts of their schizophrenic patients

B suffered from paranoid schizophrenia. As a result of his condition he attacked his mother and killed his father. A claim was brought against the patient’s General Practitioner and Primary Care Trust alleging negligent failures in treating B’s mental illness as a result of which the attacks occurred.

Damages for Gentamicin ototoxicity

The patient was admitted to hospital with a very high temperature. He had been unwell on and off for the preceding 3 months.

Death of patient following failure to treat a wound infection

The Claimant suffered an injury to her left big toe when a bottle of wine fell from a shopping trolley she was pushing and a shard of glass cut the top of her foot.

Neurological damage due to anticoagulation therapy

The patient suffered with angina. She was admitted to hospital with severe angina symptoms following an episode of central chest pain radiating to her neck that was not relieved by GTN spray.

Negligent Management Of Patient With Ankylosing

The Claimant suffered with ankylosing spondylitis. He fell at home in suffering a fracture of his cervical spine across the C6/C7 space. The Claimant was admitted to hospital where halo traction was applied.

Negligent blood pressure management by General Practitioner

The separated but not divorced widow of the deceased brought a claim for the death of her husband due to inadequate blood pressure treatment by his GP. The deceased died suddenly on 2 July 2006.

Failure to treat infection in infant leading to death

The claim was bought for bereavement damages as a result of a client called E who was born in September 2006. She suffered with Downs Syndrome and Wests Syndrome and regularly attended New Cross Hospital due to a wheezy chest which was aggravated by her epilepsy.

Smith v Hair Associates Hairdressing Treatment – Failure to carry out a skin patch test

On 25th August 2007, Miss Smith who was 18 years old attended the Defendant’s hair salon with her mother to have her hair highlighted. She had had her hair highlighted on previous occasions, but this was the first time she had attended the Defendant’s salon.

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