Bowel Obstruction and Breakdown in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis

Mrs X suffered from ulcerative colitis.  She was admitted to N Hospital and had surgery for small bowel obstruction whilst heavily pregnant. Within hours of the birth Mrs X became...


Compensation for Injuries Caused by Hot Drink Burns

Our client visited a café in a local park which was operated by the local authority and bought two cups of tea.  The drinks were provided in takeaway style cardboard...


Five Figure Compensation for Client Injured by Uninsured Driver

Our client was walking along a pavement when he was struck by a car. The vehicle had been travelling too fast and the driver lost control, hitting a metal pillar...


Four Figure Compensation for Stable Hand Injured at Riding School

The claimant was employed at a riding school on work experience as a stable hand.  Although she had experience with horses and ponies, she had not previously worked for the...


Compensation for Horse Riding School Injury

Nelsons has successfully recovered compensation for a client following an injury at a riding school. Our client was taking beginners’ horse riding lessons at a local riding school. She was an inexperienced rider...


Nelsons Help Client Obtain Compensation for Criminal Injuries

Our client was the victim of a serious assault.  He and a friend were attacked by three people who had their faces covered.  They assaulted both the client and his...


Compensation for Patient with Multiple Sclerosis who Developed Pressure Sores

Ms G, who has had multiple sclerosis for many years and is a wheelchair user, developed pressure sores to the buttocks and sacrum whilst an in-patient at W Hospital. She...


Compensation for Glue in a Child’s Eye During Hospital Treatment

Miss T, a 2 year old girl, suffered a small laceration to her face, near to her right eye following a fall. Her parents took her to Children’s Accident and...


Complications Following Hernia Repair

Mr S had a laparoscopic repair of an incisional hernia at N Hospital Trust, during which his small bowel was perforated. As a result Mr S developed an infection and sepsis,...


£6,500 Recovered for Failure to Identify Ectopic Pregnancy

Nelsons represented Miss N in a claim for the failure to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy for over 22 days by the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. Miss N was told...


Compensation for Extravasation Injury Caused by Negligently Fitted Cannula

Nelsons represented Mr S in a claim against Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust for an extravasation injury, the accidental leakage of intravenous medication, due to a negligently placed cannula. Mr S...


Incorrect Medication Given by Pharmacy Settles for Four Figure Sum

Nelsons represented Mrs B in a claim against a major pharmacy after it dispensed the wrong medication. Mrs B was collecting a repeat prescription of Fluoxetine from the pharmacy. She...