Bowel injury during hysterectomy

Our client was diagnosed with uterine cancer and was advised to have a hysterectomy (the surgical removal of the uterus). She elected to undergo a robotic procedure by way of a Da Vinci Robot assisted laparotomy and was advised she would return home the following day. Such procedures are minimally invasive and allow a surgeon better […]

Six figure compensation for facial nerve damage after ear reconstruction

Our client was born with a congenital defect of his right ear. He had undergone ear reconstruction surgery as a child and following persistent discharge from his right ear as an adult, the Defendant surgeon suggested a series of reconstructive procedures. Following the third procedure, our client was unable to close his right eye on […]

A guide to orthopaedic negligence claims

What is the definition of an orthopaedic injury? Put simply, an orthopaedic injury is any deformity/disorder/disease of the skeleton (bones) or its connecting structures, such as muscles, joints, tendons or ligaments. What are the levels of orthopedic injury? There are varying levels of injury to your bones from very serious to minor: Fractures Spinal deformities  […]