Negligent Administration of Anaesthetic for Heart Operation Settles for Four Figure Sum

Nelsons represented Ms G in a claim for the anaesthetic awareness she suffered during an operation on her heart.  Ms G was admitted to hospital for cardiac ablation surgery in...


Defective Product Injury Claims

If you have been injured as a result of a defective product in the last three years, then you may have a strong claim for personal injury. Defective Product Injury...


Motorcycle Accident Claims

Campaigns such as ‘THINK!’ highlight the fact that motorcyclists are one of our more vulnerable road users. Due to the size, vulnerability and speed of a motorcycle, riders are often left...


Uninsured & Untraced Road Accident Claims

If you have been involved in an accident with an uninsured or untraced driver, then you may be concerned that you are not able to claim for any personal injury...


Brain & Head Injury Compensation Claims

If you have suffered a brain or head injury in an accident that was not your fault then you may be entitled to compensation. Brain and head injury compensation claims...


Bedsore Compensation Claims

The number of people suffering and in the worst cases dying for reasons which are preventable whilst they are residing in a care home or are an in-patient in hospital...


Insurers Not Liable To Claimant Who Carried Drugs

An interesting verdict has been given by the Court of Appeal in the case of Delaney v Pickett and another [2011] EWCA Civ 1532. Delaney v Pickett And Another –...


Police Officer Successfully Sues The Police Force For Breach Of The PPE Regulations

In Blair v Chief Constable of Sussex Police, the Court of Appeal has reversed a decision that the police force was not liable for injuries sustained by a police officer...


Nottingham man suffered toe amputation when his foot became trapped in an escalator

Nelsons has been instructed by a Nottingham man, Michael Reddington, who will be seeking damages against the owners and operators of the West End Arcade in Nottingham after his big...


Contributory Negligence & Seat Belts

For most people wearing a seat belt whilst in a vehicle is the law. By wearing a seat belt you minimise the harm to both you and others in the...


Manual Handling Work Accidents

You need not be in a manual job to complete a manual task. A manual handling task can be delegated to anyone in any profession, for example, a receptionist being...


Hospitals Encouraged To Test For Blood Clots Earlier

It has recently been reported by the Healthcare Watchdog that many lives could be saved if hospitals were quicker to diagnose blood clots in the legs and lungs. The National...