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Successful settlement for partial foot amputee

Matthew Claxson

21.05.2020

Matthew Claxson, Partner and Niamh Hills, Solicitor, Serious Injury team at Moore Barlow LLP were instructed on behalf of a client who suffered a partial foot amputation as a result of an accident at work in September 2016. The claim concluded in a successful settlement for our client for a six figure sum by way […]

Personal injury

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Naked Prosthetics help amputee to regain independence

Matthew Claxson

07.04.2020

Matthew Claxson, a Partner in the serious injury team at Moore Blatch LLP was instructed on behalf of his client Mike Hett in a personal injury claim arising out of an accident at work when Mike suffered a partial amputation to two of his fingers on his left hand.

Personal injury

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Patient who underwent negligent hip revision surgery receives life changing compensation

Sarmad Gassoub

18.03.2020

Ms X, was a very active 63-year old mentor for disabled university students at the time she was advised to undergo what she thought was going to be routine right hip replacement surgery at the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM) in 2014 due to increasingly symptomatic osteoarthritis. Unfortunately Ms X had a very poor […]

Clinical negligence

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£1.5 million settlement for 59-year-old woman in her claim against an NHS organisation

Maya Sushila

11.03.2020

Moore Blatch has successfully represented a 59-year-old woman in her claim against an NHS organisation. Our client attended an NHS Treatment Centre in order to have an incisional hernia repair under general anaesthetic. What was a seemingly routine operation transcended into something much more severe leading to our client suffering hypoxic brain damage. As a […]

Clinical negligence

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Patient awarded sizeable compensation award for DVT injury caused by negligent inguinal hernia repair surgery

Sarmad Gassoub

10.01.2020

Mr X a Southampton based Local Produce Specialist aged 33 was in previous good health. He needed a laparoscopic left inguinal hernia at the Southampton NHS Treatment Centre on 10 April 2015 because of what was considered to be a soft, non-tender, and easily reducible lump in the area of his groin. It was supposed […]

Clinical negligence

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Train driver recovers significant compensation award for injuries caused by delayed diagnosis and treatment of Cauda Equina

Sarmad Gassoub

03.01.2020

Mr X a London based train driver aged 47 began to suffer from extreme shooting back pain and reduced sensation in his genital area in December 2013. He consulted with his General Practitioner and sent for an urgent MRI scan with a referral made for him to see a Neurosurgeon at Y Hospital NHS Trust. […]

Clinical negligence

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£3.2 million compensation received following failure to treat primary open-angle glaucoma

Vicky Hydon

25.10.2019

The Claimant pursued a claim for damages against XXX Trust for their failure to treat primary open-angle glaucoma as a result of which the Claimant had gone blind. The Claimant had no family history of glaucoma. She noticed that her eyesight was beginning to deteriorate at the end of 2015 and in June 2016 after […]

Clinical negligence

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Neuropathic pain following neck surgery

Paul Kingsley

10.10.2019

Moore Blatch have obtained £120,000 compensation for a client who developed neuropathic neck pain following surgery to remove a benign neck lipoma at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in June 2013. Mr K, then aged 53, alleged that he was not given full and proper advice about the risk of neuropathic pain being caused by surgery […]

Clinical negligence

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Compensation settlement received for loss of vision

Vicky Hydon

09.10.2019

The Claimant pursued a claim for damages against a Hospital Trust for their failure to treat primary open-angle glaucoma as a result of which the Claimant had gone blind. The Claimant attended an ophthalmic clinic and was diagnosed with primary open angle glaucoma and was advised to attend an Eye Hospital for treatment. Although an […]

Clinical negligence

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Compensation received for avoidable loss of vision

Denise Deakin

07.10.2019

Mrs X pursued a claim for damages against a hospital Trust for their failures in ensuring her illness was appropriately and timely investigated and treated as a result of which she suffered complications which left her completely blind. Having been admitted to hospital with a history of a long-standing illness, weight loss and blood abnormalities, […]

Clinical negligence

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Woman succeeds in claim for unexpected death of her husband from sepsis

Denise Deakin

13.09.2019

This case concerned the tragic and unexpected death of the Claimant’s husband, Mr M, who had presented to the emergency department with a high temperature and tachycardia. Although there was a differential diagnosis of sepsis, the illness was initially thought to be viral and a plan was made to administer steroids, as Mr M had […]

Clinical negligence

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Lady receives £1 million compensation following mismanagement of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSE)

Mala Sidebottom

05.06.2019

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 […]

Clinical negligence


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