Medical Negligence News - Davies & Partners
DWP Confirms It Won't Appeal Vaccine Damage Payment DecisionWednesday, 04 May 2016 07:54
On 27th January 2016, Suzanne Williams of Davies and Partners represented a client in an appeal against the Department of Work and Pension who had refused to make a payment under the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme. The appeal was successful and the DWP were ordered to pay the sum of £120,000 to Davies and Partners’ client.
Bereavement Damages ReformTuesday, 03 May 2016 09:46
Medical negligence specialist Lorna Lymer highlights the forth coming Private Members Bill sponsored by Andy McDonald MP, known as the Negligence and Damages Bill 2015-16, which is due for a Second Reading Debate on 13 May 2016.
Just Under £8 Million compensation settlement for Teenage girl featured on the BBC NewsFriday, 22 April 2016 09:18
£multi-million Compensation secured for teenager for hospital negligence during neo-natal periodThursday, 21 April 2016 16:31
A 13 year old teenage girl who, for legal reasons has to remain anonymous, has won just under £8 million in compensation for a claim against Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, for negligent treatment following her birth in 2003 which resulted in her having multiple injuries including left sided hemiplegia, short bowel syndrome and a hand injury.
Immunotherapy – a new hope?Thursday, 21 April 2016 12:55
Patients with aggressive head and neck cancers have today received welcome news of a breakthrough in the treatment of their condition.
Are the NHS refusing caesareans in order to save money?Wednesday, 20 April 2016 09:31
A Senior Coroner, Andrew Walker, has warned that the NHS may be risking lives after advising at an inquest, into the death of Kristian Jaworski, that there appeared to be financial reasons for the NHS favouring a vaginal delivery.
Eye Risks raised following concerns of ‘overstretched NHS’Tuesday, 19 April 2016 12:11
Eye specialists have commented that hundreds of patients suffer irreversible sight loss every year in England due to overstretched and under-resourced services.
Claim settled relating to failure to diagnose and treat a lung conditionMonday, 18 April 2016 17:00
Katie Nairne, specialist clinical negligence Associate at Davies and Partners Bristol, has recently settled a claim relating to failure to diagnose and treat a lung condition. Click here to read the case report.
New Guidelines for Plastic SurgeonsSaturday, 16 April 2016 05:48
Doctors who carry out cosmetic procedures anywhere in the UK are being issued with new guidance by the General Medical Council (GMC) to make sure they provide the best possible care for patients.
Diabetes in Pregnancy – diagnosed too late?Friday, 08 April 2016 13:23
A University of Cambridge study has revealed that expectant mothers are being tested too late for diabetes in pregnancy (known as ‘gestational diabetes’).