Number Of Face-To-Face GP Appointments In Leicestershire Still Close To Lockdown Levels

NHS figures have shown that less than two-thirds of GP appointments in Leicestershire are being conducted face-to-face. This is close to the levels which were seen in lockdown. 64% of...


Woman Who Received Negligent Care During The Delivery Of Her Baby Which Resulted In A Fourth Degree Perineal Tear Receives Six-Figure Settlement

Nelsons recently represented a young mother in a clinical negligence claim relating to failures during the labour and delivery of her first child. Background Our Client was expecting her first...


Person Pursues Successful Claim For Negligent Failure To Undertake Vital Biopsy

Nelsons were recently instructed to pursue a clinical negligence claim on behalf of a female client against Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Background Our client was referred by...


Coroner Finds Missed Opportunities To Diagnose Serious Heart Condition Led To Woman’s Death

Nelsons represented Mrs B to investigate a medical negligence claim against United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (‘the Trust’) in relation to the death of her mother Mrs H following a...


Negligence Of Nottingham Care Home Causes Death Of Husband & Father

Nelsons represented Mrs G to investigate a clinical negligence claim against Gregory Court Care Home Nottingham (part of The Disabilities Trust) following the death of her husband, Mr G, whilst...


Inquest Found That Baby Kaylan Coates Death Could & Should Have Been Avoided

In January 2021, Nelsons assisted Hayley Coates at a five day inquest concerning the death of her baby son, Kaylan, who died at just seven days old. The Coroner concluded...


Compensation Awarded For Bladder Injury Caused During Routine Hysterectomy

Nelsons represented Ms F in a claim against Royal Derby Hospital (part of University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust) for injuries she sustained following a negligently performed...


Coronavirus Crisis & Child Arrangements Orders – Updated Guidance For Separated Parents

At the start of lockdown, the Government guidance was clear – we all had to ‘stay at home’, ‘protect the NHS’ and ‘save lives’. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has...


Newborn Baby Dies Because Ambulance Fails To Attend On Time

Nelsons represented Ms Z in a claim for the death of her newborn baby daughter after an ambulance took too long to arrive. Ms Z aged 25 was pregnant with...


Disputing Deputyship Applications

When a loved one has lost capacity, but has not executed a Lasting Power of Attorney, nobody has the power to manage that person’s finances or make decisions concerning their...


Time Limits In Inheritance Act Claims – Sargeant v Sargeant & Anor

A recent case in the High Court has highlighted the importance for potential beneficiaries to act quickly should they wish to challenge the contents of a party’s Will under the...


Disputed Probate Claims – Who Will Pay My Costs?

When advising on disputed probate claims, our Inheritance Disputes team have frequently heard people talking about costs coming “from the estate” at the end of the case. The reality is...