Six figure compensation relating to a delay in diagnosis of appendicitis

We successfully acted for a young lady in respect of a failure to diagnose her appendicitis, which subsequently ruptured, causing four quadrant peritonitis. Our client attended A&E with symptoms including abdominal cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea. However, we argued that there was a failure to record, note and act upon the abnormal blood results and abnormal […]