Case Studies From Davies & Partners
Operation Performed on Wrong Knee
Mr X was due to undergo an arthroscopy on his left knee at the Defendant’s hospital on 6 April 2010. Although correct procedures were undertaken to identify the knee to be operated on prior to Mr X being taken into theatre, once in theatre, the appropriate checks were not actioned and this resulted in Mr X’s right knee being operated on in error.
Haemhorroidectomy and failure to obtain consent
Our Client, Mrs C, was referred by her GP to see the Defendant, a Consultant General Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon.
Abdominal Hysterectomy Resulted In Damage To Ureter
Davies and Partners medical negligence team were instructed on behalf of Mrs X in relation to her abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo oopthorectomy resulting in damage to her ureter.
Brachial Plexus Nerve Injury
Anita Marriott, specialist Clinical Negligence Solicitor, settled a claim relating to the negligent dissection of the upper trunk of the brachial plexus.
Severe Brain Injury Following Back Surgery
Head of Medical Negligence at Davies and Partners, Ewan Lockhart has successfully settled a claim for a now severely brain injured client.
SG went to hospital to receive treatment for his back pain he was to have an injection into one of the nerves in his back. During the procedure neither his heart rate nor his breathing were not monitored as they should have been and it was noted at the end of the procedure that his airway was obstructed, he was not breathing and had no pulse.