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JM-v-University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Failure to recognise and treat deceased's overdose. Settlement. Reported by C's solicitor. £20,000 total damages. Funeral expenses, bereavement award, consequential expenses, pre-death PSLA. No psychiatric claim by bereaved.
H-v-East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust
Failure to recognise and treat ruptured appendix. Claimant suffered from altered bowel habit, abdominal pain and restriction of social activities. She suffered dysmenorrhoea controlled by medication. She had increased risk of infertility and incisional hernia. Settlement. Reported by C's solicitor. Damages for PSLA £45,000. Total damages £115,000.
Boyle-v-NW London Hospitals NHS Trust
Negligent surgery leading to leak of bowel anastomosis causing ischaemia. Permanent colostomy and massive incisional hernias as well as generalised distension of abdomen and extensive surgical scarring and skin graft. Settlement. Reported by C's solicitor. Total damages £290,000. PSLA £60,000.
H-v-Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Septic arthritis in ankle unrecognised and untreated resulting in below knee amputation and kyphosis of spine (causation of kyphosis disputed). Settlement. Reported by C's solicitors. Total damages £1.5m. PSLA £150,000.
L-v-Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Negligently performed endoscopy causing perforation of oesophagus and pharyngeal puch and surgical emphysema. Subsequent dryness of throat, episode of choking, general throat awareness and apprehension. Settlement. Reported by C's solicitor. Total damages £26,000. PSLA £19,000.