Woman Receives Five Figure Sum For Suspected Retained Swab And Additional Unnecessary Examinations

Mrs B went into labour with her first child in June 2014. She attended the Defendant Trust hospital, and despite labour initially progressing well, she required an episiotomy to allow...


Five Figure Settlement For Pressure Sore Negligence Claim

Mrs B suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and bronchiectasis, along with other medical conditions. She had been living independently until December 2010, when she was admitted to hospital...


Compensation Following Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

In 2009, Mr G underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumour that had been identified on his pancreas. Following the procedure, he was required to attend hospital on a regular...


Baby Dies As A Result Of Mis-Managed Labour

Nelsons’ Medical Negligence expert Baishali Clayton was instructed by the parents of a baby who died at Kings Mill Hospital in February 2013 as a result of mis-managed labour. More shockingly,...


Woman Left Incontinent Following Routine Hernia Repair

Mrs V underwent a hernia repair in 2012. The following day, she started vomiting. Mrs V was prescribed antibiotics and several blood tests were carried out which did not indicate the presence...


Injuries During Childbirth: Time to Speak Up

An article published in the Daily Mail has drawn attention to mothers who suffer life-long injuries following the birth of their child. Report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists According...


GP Practice Failed To Carry Out Referral For Suspected Cancer

Nelsons represented Mr A in a claim against a GP who failed to send a referral for suspected urological cancer. Mr A visited his GP practice in August 2015 complaining...


Nelsons Settle Still Birth Claim For Grieving Mother

Nelsons Solicitors represented Ms P in a claim against Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust arising from the still birth of her daughter. The Trust accepted that on two occasions Ms...


Woman ‘Failed’ By GP Surgery Speaks Out About Cancer

A woman who was on 21 prescription painkillers a day and was still crippled by pain, was wrongly diagnosed with muscular problems – when all the time, she was suffering...


Five-Figure Settlement Following Death Of Husband In Prison

Mrs A’s husband, Mr B was serving a prison sentence. Mr B had a history of mental health problems and in 2011, he was diagnosed with Cluster Type B Personality...


Missed Diagnosis Of Cancer Results In Compensation Settlement

In June 2012, Mr C underwent a CT pulmonary angiogram and was diagnosed with a pleural effusion. He was admitted to hospital on 18 June 2012 to undergo drainage of...


Five Figure Sum For A Delayed Diagnosis Of An Ankle Fracture

Nelsons represented Ms X in a claim against Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust after an ankle fracture was negligently diagnosed as a sprain. Ms X twisted her ankle whilst walking...