Kym Provan Partner
“She is very tenacious and fights very hard for her clients.”
Kym heads our clinical negligence team in Southampton
Main areas of practice
Kym has experience in dealing with a range of clinical negligence claims but has particular expertise in claims arising out of catastrophic injuries, cauda equina syndrome (nerve damage) and delay in diagnosis of fatal conditions.
She has successfully pursued claims for clients with a wide range of injuries, against individual practitioners, NHS Trusts and private hospitals, securing compensation ranging from £10,000 to several hundred thousand pounds.
A few examples of cases conducted by Kym to date include:
- £400,000 in compensation for cauda equine syndrome following spinal surgery
- £55,000 in compensation for negligent hand surgery
- £35,000 in compensation for a delay in diagnosing compartment syndrome
- Secured compensation in excess of £1million for delay in diagnosis of a life-threatening soft-tissue infection
- £62,000 in compensation for poorly performed knee replacement operation
A number of lawyers from the BL Claims Solicitors Clinical Negligence department were fortunate enough to be invited to the AvMA 35th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Friday evening at the Grand Connaught rooms in London.
I was very concerned to hear on the news that the care quality commission found during an inspection at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in July 2017...
Our Clinical Negligence expert, Kym Provan, attended the annual general meeting of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. In this blog, she provides an insight into the meeting and her thoughts.
Articles by Kym
An NHS Trust was liable for clinical negligence where it was negligent in its treatment of a 30 year old woman, resulting in the diagnosis of Post Thrombotic Syndrome which greatly affected her personal and working life. Here is an overview of the case
Our clinical negligence team agreed settlement of cauda equina syndrome - a spinal cord injury which was caused by delayed diagnosis. Read more about how we successfully assisted Mr E with his claim.
Kym Provan a partner in the clinical negligence team at BL Claims Solicitors has successfully agreed settlement of a claim resulting from negligent orthopaedic surgery for a woman in the north west of England.
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