Our client underwent a hiatus hernia (when part of the stomach moves upwards) repair in 2015 but, afterwards, had difficulty swallowing. She was readmitted to hospital and investigations were carried out and she underwent further surgery. It was found that the wrap (the procedure was a Nissen fundoplication involving wrapping the top of the stomach […]
In anticipation of World Hypertension Day, it is important to raise awareness about blood pressure monitoring and health benefits. High blood pressure is something some of us unknowingly live with. It is something that can go unnoticed as there are usually no symptoms. So, getting one’s blood pressure checked regularly is important. This may be […]
All this week is Blood Pressure UK’s ‘Know Your Numbers! Week’ which is about raising awareness of the importance of blood pressure monitoring and health benefits. High blood pressure is something some of us unknowingly live with. It is something that can go unnoticed as there are usually no symptoms. So, getting your blood pressure […]
Our client, JN, was 52 years old when she presented to hospital with headache, vomiting, generalised abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Members of her family remember that she was also confused and that this was reported to the clinical staff. JN’s condition deteriorated and two days later a suspected diagnosis of HSE was reached. Treatment with […]
NG was discovered to be in a breech presentation in utero and her mother underwent a successful external cephalic version to turn her, at 37 weeks gestation. NG was born on 13 September 2007 and her hips were stated to be normal at a newborn examination. She did not undergo any follow up tests at […]
FN, now 18, had right sided hearing loss which was missed in her 8-month hearing check. The health visitor performed an infant distraction hearing test without assistance from a second health visitor and FN’s parents recall that, although FN did not respond properly to the test on one side the test was not repeated and […]
Dr Mala Sidebottom has secured compensation for a 52 year old man who underwent spinal surgery in 2004, resulting in sexual dysfunction and bowel and bladder disturbance.
The claimant discovered she was pregnant at around 28 weeks. She had her first scan around four weeks later, following which her pregnancy was estimated to be 30 +5 weeks gestation. Four weeks after that, the claimant saw an obstetric registrar in the antenatal clinic, who noted that the fundal height, a measure of the size of […]
Dr Mala Sidebottom has recovered six-figure damages for an 87 year-old whose revision hip surgery in 2010 went disastrously wrong.
Moore Blatch Clinical Negligence Solicitor, Dr Mala Sidebottom, has recovered compensation for the parents of a baby girl who died hours after her birth.
One of Moore Blatch’s clinical negligence solicitors, Dr Mala Sidebottom, has recovered compensation for the mother of a stillborn baby boy.