Hospital, NHS and GP negligence claims

Grimstone V Epsom and ST Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust - no consent for hip operation

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The Claimant underwent a hip replacement at the Defendant’s hospital. The surgeon had recommended a relatively new device, a “Mitch PER” which was designed to conserve as much bone as possible. More …

Webb v Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust - shoulder dystocia

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This case was based on the allegation that a Caesarean section was indicated at various times for the Claimant during labour but the Defendant Trust was negligent by proceeding to vaginal delivery. More …

Failure to diagnose meningitis - a GP's duty

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In the case of Coakley v Rose [2014] EWHC 1790 (QB), His Honour Judge Oliver-Jones QC found the Defendant GP, in breach of duty, for failing to diagnose a 42 year old woman with bacterial meningitis. More …

Failure to diagnose bacterial meningitis

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The Court of Appeal has recently handed down judgment in the case of Doy v Gunn [2013] EWCA Civ 547. More …