wrist fracture
17.7.2024 | Nicholas Leahy

Settlement for Delay in Wrist Fracture Treatment

Our Clinical Negligence team have recently agreed the settlement of a case relating to a delay in the treatment of...

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baby
13.5.2024 | Stephanie Prior

Birth Trauma Inquiry: Is poor maternity care the...

Call for overhaul of maternity and post-natal care An All-Party Parliamentary Group has called for a huge overhaul of maternity...

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Surgery
9.5.2024 | Jodi Newton

Claim Against Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust...

Client obtains settlement after being victim of a surgical negligence Jodi Newton, Partner in our Clinical Negligence department, recently settled...

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baby
30.4.2024 | Nicholas Leahy

Settlement In Neonatal Death Case

Settlement in fatal medical negligence case against King’s College Hospital Nick Leahy, Associate in our Clinical Negligence department, recently...

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surgeons operating on a patient
8.4.2024 | Nicholas Leahy

Negligence During Epilepsy Surgery Fatal

Nicholas Leahy, an Associate in the Clinical Negligence team at Osbornes Law, has recently settled a long-running fatal medical negligence...

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supreme court ruling
11.1.2024 | Laura Brogden

New UK Supreme Court Ruling regarding Secondary Victims...

The Supreme Court has today, on the 11th January 2024, upheld the Court of Appeal’s order to dismiss the claims...

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11.1.2024 | Laura Brogden

UK Supreme Court Ruling regarding Secondary Victims in...

Introduction to the Supreme Court’s Decision on Secondary Victims in Clinical Negligence Cases The Supreme Court has today, on...

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5.1.2024 | Nicholas Leahy

Delayed Pre-Eclampsia Diagnosis Resulting in Tragic Baby Loss

Introduction to the Case Nick Leahy, Associate in our Clinical Negligence department, has recently settled a birth injury claim against...

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ambulanta din UK
12.12.2023 | Stephanie Prior

NHS Compensation Payouts Guide

What Are NHS Compensation Payouts? In the UK, the National Health Service delivers the vast majority of healthcare services. When...

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23.11.2023 | Elline Demetriou

Claim against Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Osbornes acted for a Claimant, C, in her birth negligence claim against Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for negligent...

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Cancer treatment in a modern medical private clinic
21.9.2023 | Jodi Newton

Large Compensation for Delayed Laryngeal Cancer Diagnosis

Actress receives financial award after life-changing missed cancer diagnosis. Jodi Newton acted for a client who was belatedly diagnosed with...

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Fatal Medical Negligence Claim
21.9.2023 | Jodi Newton

Delayed cervical cancer diagnosis client story

Introduction Jodi Newton acted for a woman who died following a delayed cervical cancer diagnosis. The deceased could have been...

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hospital
19.9.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Appendicitis Compensation Claim

Failure to diagnose appendicitis case settles for 5-figure sum Stephanie Prior was instructed in a claim against Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS...

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model of a spine
19.9.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Spinal Fracture Case Settles for 6-figure Sum

Spinal Fractures following cessation of Denosumab injection Stephanie Prior was instructed in a spinal injury claim against Mid and South...

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Beautician hold syringe for young female client
13.9.2023 | Elline Demetriou

Delayed skin cancer diagnosis

We are pleased to have successfully settled a client’s claim for a delayed cancer diagnosis – Basal Cell Carcinoma (“BCC”)....

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waiting
31.8.2023 | Jodi Newton

The impact of record NHS waiting lists

7.47 million people waiting for NHS treatment England’s NHS waiting lists have hit the highest number since 2007, reaching a record...

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baby
31.8.2023 | Jodi Newton

Hyponatraemia – Symptoms, Causes & Negligence

What is hyponatraemia? Hyponatraemia is a condition where sodium levels fall below a certain level, which can be dangerous. All...

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Ambulance vehicles at the Royal London Hospital
10.8.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Ambulance Delays Affecting Rapid Patient Treatment

Failure to Meet Ambulance Response Targets In 2017, the Secretary of State for Health accepted the new ambulance performance standards recommended...

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Fatal Medical Negligence Claim
1.8.2023 | Jodi Newton

Compensation Claim for Fatal Bowel Injury

Jodi Newton, a Partner in the Clinical Negligence Department at Osbornes Law, has recently settled a long running fatal medical...

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private hospital
26.7.2023 | Jodi Newton

Private Healthcare Negligence

Can you claim medical negligence against a private hospital? Yes – it can be a little more complicated than bringing a...

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hospital
19.6.2023

Prison Healthcare Negligence

Nicholas Leahy, a solicitor in the Clinical Negligence Department at Osbornes Law, has  recently successfully settled a long running case...

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new born baby
9.6.2023 | Jodi Newton

Early Notification Scheme – is it helping or failing...

What is the Early Notification Scheme? The NHS Early Notification Scheme (“ENS”) has reached its sixth anniversary. Established in April 2017,...

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5.6.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Are pharmacy closures putting patients at risk?

It has been reported in the press that chemist closures will have an impact on patients living in deprived or...

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Confidential file
11.4.2023 | Nicholas Leahy

Osbornes Instructed After Local Authority Data Breach

Osbornes Law has recently negotiated a settlement on behalf of two clients who had their personal information inadvertently released to...

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pregnant lady
23.3.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Private Pregnancy Scans and Substandard Care

In the news, it has been reported that private clinics that offer pregnancy scans to women are not meeting the...

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baby hand in mothers hand
7.3.2023 | Elline Demetriou

5-figure settlement for infusion leak to mother

Elline Demetriou has reached another successful outcome for a Claimant, who pursued a post C-section birth injury to mother claim...

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Cannula in right arm of indian man
14.2.2023 | Elline Demetriou

The risk of extravasation injuries during iron infusion...

Many patients with low iron, particularly during pregnancy or postnatally, may be advised they need an iron infusion such as...

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water
9.2.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Perineal Tear case settles for 6-figure sum

Stephanie Prior recently settled a claim relating to a woman who delivered her baby after a traumatic labour. Her son...

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dentist
23.1.2023 | Nicholas Leahy

Court avoided after settlement agreed in dental negligence...

The Medical Negligence team have recently negotiated the settlement of a complex dental negligence case. Our client experienced a number...

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Doctor With Stethoscope And Files
13.1.2023 | Nicholas Leahy

Delayed diagnosis of appendiceal cancer

The medical negligence team at Osbornes Law has recently settled a case involving a patient who passed away following a...

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hands of surgeon
14.12.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Successful settlement for negligent care during kidney transplant...

Claimant v Royal Free London NHS Trust Osbornes have reached a settlement agreement on behalf of a Claimant who brought...

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Modern dental office interior
10.11.2022 | Elline Demetriou

Successful claim against dental practice after negligent treatment

Osbornes Law have reached another successful outcome for a client, who pursued a claim against dental practitioners due to medical...

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Ambulance outside a hospital Accident and Emergency department.
9.11.2022 |

Delayed transfer to Accident & Emergency causing harm

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has identified that patients may come at risk of harm whilst waiting in ambulances...

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The doctor looks at the x-ray
9.11.2022 | Jodi Newton

Breast cancer screening mammograms and negligence

Breast cancer screening has improved significantly in the UK due to research bettering the understanding of this terrible disease, which...

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pregnant lady making a heart shape
2.10.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Tragic Case Involving a Home Water Birth

Introduction to the case Nicholas Leahy is acting for a young woman who had a water birth at home and...

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Doctor Or GP In Office Meeting Teenage Female Patient
28.9.2022 |

Women more likely to have symptoms ignored by...

An increasing number of women in the UK feel brushed off by GPs when presenting with real symptoms, with many...

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Hospital sign MATERNITY
21.9.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Are maternity services safe? – Part 2

In April last year I wrote a piece about government setting up a taskforce to look into why there are...

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Pregnant woman performing cardiotocography CTG
8.9.2022 | Jodi Newton

Poor interpretation of CTG can result in stillbirth...

Poor interpretation of a Cardiotocograph, more commonly known as a CTG, is a leading cause of stillbirth and brain injuries...

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child with blue paint on hands
2.9.2022 | Jodi Newton

Mother & Baby Suffer Life-changing Injuries

Claim after mother and baby suffered life-changing injuries during birth Jodi is acting for both mother and baby in a...

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asian old man devastated by bad news
9.8.2022 | Stephanie Prior

New interactive rating tool reveals NHS wait times...

Amidst record-breaking heatwaves and a lengthy patient waiting list due to COVID backlogs, it is not surprising that this summer...

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Medical doctor in empty hospital corridor
1.8.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Bereavement Following Treatment at Basildon Maternity Unit

Case Overview Stephanie Prior’s death by medical negligence claim relating to the death of Gabriela Pintilie has been settled...

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Insulin injection needle or pen for use by diabetics
14.7.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Insulin overdose in hospitals due to limited staff...

A century ago, insulin was first used to treat a 14-year-old boy dying of type 1 diabetes. A hundred years later,...

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Doctor
6.7.2022 | Elline Demetriou

GP Negligence claim leading to fatality successfully settled

Osbornes acted for a Claimant who brought proceedings on behalf of the estate of her late son, X, relating to...

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NHS Building
6.7.2022 | Stephanie Prior

NHS aims to reduce waiting times with Elective...

The NHS recently recorded their waiting list to be at 6.5 million, a record high. Much of this backlog is due...

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doctor women at office
29.6.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Nottingham Maternity: Donna Ockenden to Chair Independent Inquiry

An interim report on the state of maternity services at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has just been released. However,...

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23.5.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Successful Claim Against King’s College Hospitals

The birth injury lawyers at Osbornes Law have recently negotiated the settlement of a case in which our client sustained...

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Female surgeon wearing surgical mask
14.4.2022 | Jodi Newton

Severe abdominal pain prolonged due to failed surgery

Jodi Newton was instructed in a claim against London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust where our client suffered serious...

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Anatomy of Shoulder
23.3.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Nerve injury following bowel surgery

Stephanie Prior was instructed in a claim against Luton & Dunstable University Hospital where our client sustained an injury to...

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Cancer treatment in a modern medical private clinic
23.2.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Record high waiting lists put cancer patient lives...

In early January 2022 there were nearly six million people in England waiting for routine operations and treatment: a record high....

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Neglijenta medicala spital din UK
23.2.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Women from ethnic minorities experience worse maternity care

It has been reported today that the government has set up a new task force to look into why there...

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pregnant lady
17.2.2022 | Jodi Newton

999 Call Handlers Maternity Instructions Report

HSIB Report on Maternity Pre-arrival Instructions from 999 Call Handlers The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (“HSIB”) investigate NHS maternity incidents that...

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Pregnant Woman and Gynecologist Doctor at Hospit
2.2.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Lifelong Consequences for Newborn Baby

Osbornes Law specialises in assisting families who have experienced birth injuries. We have represented families who have faced the loss...

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Female surgeon with medical reports running
31.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Recent fatal medical negligence cases

Osbornes Law specialises in helping families who have suffered a fatality due to inadequate medical care. Our specialist team is...

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Cancer treatment in a modern medical private clinic
31.1.2022 | Jodi Newton

Melanoma misdiagnosis negligence claim

Client’s Case of Melanoma Misdiagnosis Jodi Newton is acting for a client with a melanoma on her foot, which...

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Hospital sign NEUROLOGY
31.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Recent Brain Injury Client Stories

Osbornes Law specialises in helping families who have suffered a brain injury as a result of medical negligence. Our specialist...

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cute kid with disability playing
27.1.2022 | Jodi Newton

Six-figure claim allows family to move home

Six-figure compensation payment for a client Jodi Newton has secured a six-figure compensation payment for her client with cerebral palsy....

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Shot of a doctor showing a patient some information
25.1.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Serious Injury Following TVT Surgery

Case Summary Our client, SG, attended her GP in December 2015, complaining of urinary symptoms, including leaking when she laughed or...

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lesiones de nacimiento
24.1.2022 | Jodi Newton

Likely settlement of £15-20 million

A client who suffered cerebral palsy injuries at birth was awarded £200,000 as an interim payment in a claim against NHS...

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Basildon hospital maternity unit
18.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Basildon hospital maternity unit still needs improvements

A Channel 4 News investigation into the maternity scandal at Basildon Hospital, which is part of the Mid & South Essex...

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Judge signing arrest warrant
13.1.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Court of Appeal Judgement on Secondary Victim Cases

Judgment was today handed down by the Court of Appeal in the cases of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Foundation...

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Pregnant woman holding blanket,
12.1.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Wrongful birth claim successfully settled

Background Our client, J, fell pregnant in October 2015 and took the difficult decision to undergo a termination. She booked an...

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heart monitor
4.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Five-figure Compensation for Cardiac Negligence

In this cardiac negligence claim, we were instructed by a 42-year-old Polish man who had attended the Accident and Emergency...

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negotiation
4.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

6 Figure Settlement For Heart Attack Claim

In this cardiac claim, we were instructed by the widow of a 55-year-old man, who had complained of chest pain...

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Pregnant Woman and Gynecologist Doctor at Hospit
2.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Justice for Family Who Faced Loss of Newborn

Osbornes Law specialises in assisting families who have experienced birth injuries. We have represented families who have faced the loss...

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blood clot
15.12.2021 | Jodi Newton

Blood Clot Claims

Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Blood Clot Claims Blood clots – general risks Blood clots are not uncommon and there...

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medical records
18.11.2021 | Stephanie Prior

How do I obtain my GP medical records...

If you want to obtain copies of your medical records from your GP or the hospital where you have been...

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maternity sign
17.11.2021 | Stephanie Prior

NICE revises guidelines on Induced labour

Most babies are born naturally at around 40 weeks gestation. However, some pregnancies continue for longer. According to data from the...

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Doctor diagnosing patient
12.11.2021 | Jodi Newton

Preventing lung cancer delayed diagnosis & misdiagnosis

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious cancers – sadly, it is often incurable. In common with other...

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blood test capsules
29.10.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Medical Negligence Case Study: Iron infusion cannula injury

Nick Leahy, Solicitor in Osbornes Clinical Negligence team recovered damages for his client who suffered an extravasation injury following an...

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medical negligence & the diagnosis Sepsis
3.10.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Sepsis – greater awareness can lead to better outcomes

In September, I attended the Brain Injury Group’s Sepsis training event in the City of London with my colleague,...

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girl looking through binoculars
2.10.2021 | Jodi Newton

Cerebral Palsy Compensation Supports Rehabilitation & Housing

Six-figure sum compensation for client with cerebral palsy Jodi achieved a six-figure sum compensation for her client with cerebral palsy....

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maura irwin
20.9.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Osbornes Law Represents Family in Fatal Medical Negligence...

Negligent Hospital Care Leads to Tragic Death Osbornes Law is representing the family of a former NHS employee who suffered...

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couple holding hands
5.8.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Vulnerable man suffers stroke after carers fail to...

Grandfather who almost dies after ‘negligent’ care receives £900,000 settlement A grandfather who had a stroke and almost died when carers...

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hospital bed
20.7.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Osbornes Successfully Settle Wrongful Birth Claim

Nicholas Leahy, clinical negligence lawyer at Osbornes Law has recently negotiated the successful settlement of a wrongful birth case. Our...

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clipboard
20.7.2021 | Stephanie Prior

What is the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch?

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) The HSIB (Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch) is an independent organisation comprising a team of...

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doctor
13.7.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Family In Cardiac Negligence Claim Against NHS Trust

Nick Leahy, medical negligence solicitor at Osbornes Law was instructed to pursue a cardiac compensation claim on behalf of the...

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doctor
13.7.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Substandard GP Care Results in Severe Vision Loss:...

Substandard GP Care Leads to Profound Vision Loss Stephanie Prior acted on behalf of J in connection with a claim...

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hospital monitor
13.7.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Substandard Nursing Care

Stephanie Prior acted on behalf of Mr G DA in connection with a claim relating to substandard nursing care by...

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hand holding
9.7.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Legal Support For Bereaved Families

What legal support is available for bereaved families? The loss of a loved one is an extremely distressing time for...

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stethescope
8.7.2021 | Jodi Newton

Failure to prescribe anti-coagulant medication proves fatal

Executor of the Estate of DS and another v James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The Clinical Negligence team...

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white lilies
1.7.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Stillbirth following water birth at home

Nicholas Leahy acted for a young woman who had a water birth at home and two midwives were allocated to...

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nurse in hospital
23.6.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Impacted Fetal Head During Labour

According to the World Health Organisation, labour is considered obstructed when the fetus cannot progress along the birth canal, despite...

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doctor
23.6.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

NHS Plans To Centralise Patient Medical Data Cause...

Recent news coverage has highlighted the growing concern over plans by NHS Digital (which runs the NHS’s IT system)...

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18.5.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Missed Arm Fracture Case Study

Orthopaedic injury: LR v Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Our client LR was 69 years old, had a...

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18.5.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Brain injury claim settled for seven figure sum

Introduction to the case Our client, F sustained a brain injury leaving her with severely impaired mobility and wheelchair dependent....

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speeding ambulance
18.5.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Ambulance Delay Leads to Sudden Death in Epilepsy

Stephanie Prior acted in a fatal medical negligence claim for J, a dependent of C, his partner. C suffered from...

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hospital monitor
18.5.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Fatality of child caused by incorrect diagnosis

KRB was born in 2000 and was a patient at Whipp’s Cross Hospital. In the Autumn of 2014 he was feeling...

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18.5.2021 | Jodi Newton

Cerebral Palsy injuries suffered at birth likely settlement...

A client who suffered cerebral palsy injuries at birth was awarded over £375,000 as an interim payment in a claim against...

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hospital signs
18.5.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Failure to diagnose and treat Ogilvie’s syndrome

Our client  suffered the consequences of a delayed diagnosis of Ogilvie’s syndrome following the birth of her daughter by...

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18.5.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Client awarded £100,000 for surgical negligence claim

Our medical negligence solicitors were instructed to pursue a claim against Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust for injury caused...

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18.5.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Failure to diagnose acute myocardial infarction

Medical negligence solicitor Stephanie Prior was instructed to bring a fatal medical negligence claim against North Middlesex University Hospital NHS...

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18.5.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Failed to identify nerve damage caused during operation

The Clinical Negligence team at Osbornes Law have this week successfully negotiated the settlement of a case in which our...

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George Malcolm Gomez
26.4.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Elderly man dies after fall from hospital bed

A hospital trust has apologised after a vulnerable 84-year-old man died due to negligence after he fell out of bed...

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surgeons
15.4.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

What is the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) According to the NHS website, the PSIRF is a key part...

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stethoscope
25.3.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Delays in removing Ureteric Stents

In February 2020, the Health Care Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) published an interim bulletin in relation to the ‘Unplanned delayed removal...

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doctor looking at microscope
12.2.2021 | Jodi Newton

Patient Safety Investigations

Duty of Candour Investigating incidents that have led, or could lead to harm is an important safeguard for patient safety...

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stethescope
6.11.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Claims Against Basildon Hospital

At Osbornes our specialist medical negligence solicitors represent a number of women who have been affected by poor maternity care...

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queue of people in london
27.10.2020 | Stephanie Prior

When is a referral urgent?

What is a referral and how is it arranged? Patients are entitled to ask to be referred for specialist treatment...

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blue water
13.10.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Parental Bereavement Leave & Pay

What is Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay? Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay is something that many parents will not be...

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child playing lego
2.10.2020 | Jodi Newton

Family accept £6 million compensation

Osbornes Law represents clients and helps families establish that errors made during pregnancy, labour or post-birth led to an avoidable...

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Cancer treatment in a modern medical private clinic
21.9.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Delayed Glioma Diagnosis

Our delayed cancer diagnosis solicitors are acting for a family who experienced delays in cancer diagnosis, in that a male...

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oncology ward sign
2.9.2020 | Jodi Newton

Cervical cancer misdiagnosis

Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis Dating Back Four Years Jodi Newton, clinical negligence solicitor Osbornes Law, recently settled a claim for the...

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child hand
24.7.2020 | Jodi Newton

Three-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was given...

A three-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who doctors thought would never walk took her first steps on day one of...

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25.3.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Investigation Into 14 Year Old’s Death During MRI...

Introduction to the case A teenage girl with autism died following an MRI scan under general anaesthetic. This has sparked...

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doctor
27.2.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Missed fracture compensation claims

What is a bone fracture? A bone fracture occurs when the structure is damaged, causing the bone to break into 2...

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pregnant lady
26.2.2020 | Stephanie Prior

East Kent NHS Trust maternity services under review

Inquest concludes death was wholly avoidable An inquest held in January concluded that the death of baby Harry Richford at...

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doctor typing
11.2.2020 | Stephanie Prior

GP numbers falling at fastest rate for 50 years

GP numbers falling at the fastest rate for 50 years A recent investigation by the Nuffield Trust carried out on behalf...

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doctor
7.2.2020 | Nicholas Leahy

Why safety improvements for the placement of nasogastric...

This month, the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch launched an investigation looking at the implementation of safety improvements for the placement...

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lady with heart ring
14.1.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Failure to diagnose a heart problem

Failure to diagnose a heart problem – education is the key Our hearts are the pumps that keep us alive by...

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16.12.2019

Pain killer overdose causes catastrophic brain injury

A woman suffered a catastrophic brain injury after she was accidentally given a ‘toxic’ overdose of an unlicensed and unapproved...

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clouds
13.11.2019 | Nicholas Leahy

Fatal Claim against West London NHS Trust

Fatal Medical Negligence Claim Against West London NHS Trust Case Overview I recently acted in a fatal medical negligence claim...

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11.10.2019 | Stephanie Prior

Mum had stillborn baby after being sent home

A young mum has spoken of the horror of having her child stillborn after she was sent home twice by...

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NHS pebbles
6.9.2019 | Stephanie Prior

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis and Chances of Survival

According to Macmillan Cancer Support, there are an estimated 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK. It is predicted...

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clouds
13.8.2019 | Stephanie Prior

CQC finds long delays at Royal Cornwall Hospitals

A report from inspectors at the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has revealed that patients who have had to wait too...

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airplane wing
12.8.2019 | Stephanie Prior

Thinking of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad?

Cosmetic Surgery Abroad Checklist People from the UK travel abroad for plastic surgery, as on the face of it, it...

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Explaining NHS Never Events
3.6.2019 | Stephanie Prior

Never Events in the NHS

The NHS performs over 7 million surgical procedures every year, and the vast majority of these are successful. However, occasionally something...

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heart diagnosis
22.5.2019 | Stephanie Prior

Importance Of Timely Diagnosis In Heart Attack Cases

Every year in the United Kingdom there are over 200,000 hospital visits due to heart attacks, which equates to one visit...

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Shrewsbury Baby Scandal
23.9.2018 | Stephanie Prior

Shrewsbury Baby Scandal

A review into the deaths and injuries of babies at the NHS maternity unit at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital...

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7.5.2018 | Stephanie Prior

The NHS, Computers and Breast Cancer

According to reporting from the BBC, as a consequence of a computer error, nearly half a million women in England...

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12.12.2017 | Stephanie Prior

New treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients

The Royal Marsden Hospital and Guys Hospital, two leading London centres of excellence have just joined an exciting new medical...

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28.11.2017 | Stephanie Prior

Painkillers In Pregnancy Linked to Cerebral Palsy

Every year in the UK, nearly 2,000 babies and young children are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, a complex neurological disorder that...

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4.10.2017

Sodium Valproate Claims

Link found between Sodium Valproate and abnormalities in newborn babies Sodium Valproate, a powerful epilepsy drug prescribed in the UK...

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18.9.2017

The NHS is footing the huge Private Ambulance...

Amid recent and widespread criticism of the NHS’ use of privately contracted ambulance companies, it has been revealed today that...

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18.7.2017 | Stephanie Prior

Calls for Public Inquiry into Vaginal Mesh Surgery

A leading professor from the University of Oxford has called for a public inquiry into the use of vaginal mesh...

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blood test capsules
17.4.2017 | Stephanie Prior

Can A New Blood Test Diagnose Heart Attacks...

It has been recently reported that new research has developed new blood tests to diagnose heart attacks.  The British Heart...

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ambulance
22.4.2015 | Nicholas Leahy

Bowel Cancer need not be a killer

Early diagnosis of bowel cancer is key. Cancer is a word that attracts stigma. Many people believe that if you...

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stethoscope and laptop
4.2.2015 | Stephanie Prior

Changes to cancer treatment to have devastating effect...

The Government’s Cancer Drugs Fund (‘the Fund) announced that 21 out of 84 cancer treatments would be scrapped to save £80 million....

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closeup of an eye
12.11.2014 | Stephanie Prior

When is Cataract Surgery Negligent?

Preventing Cataract Surgery Negligence Losing your eyesight is a life-changing experience. When preparing for surgery to save your eyesight, you...

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20.10.2014 | Stephanie Prior

Can Stillbirths be prevented?

The press has reported that as many as half of stillbirths in the UK could be prevented if a simple...

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