Category: Clinical Negligence

Diabetic awarded £15,000 after having his big toe amputated

Diabetic awarded £15,000 after having his big toe amputated

50 year old diabetic man developed an infection in his big toe. His GP failed to prescribe antibiotics and delayed in referring him to hospital until amputation was unavoidable. This case has recently been settled by an experienced member of our Clinical Negligence team. For similar cases, or any other types of Clinical Negligence claims,…

Contraceptive Implants hit by bad press

Contraceptive Implants hit by bad press

It has recently been revealed that more than 500 women in the UK using the Implanon contraceptive implant became pregnant which is understood to be  99% safe. A number of those women subsequently miscarried. Others elected to terminate the pregnancy and many have experienced relationship breakdown and psychological problems.  It is estimated that over 1…