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Brain injured man is successful in liability trial following herpes simplex encephalitis

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05.04.2024

Our client was 43 in November 2018 when he began to feel unwell, with a headache and fever.  He complained…

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Where does the Supreme Court’s Judgment leave us in secondary victim claims in the medical negligence setting?

Mala Sidebottom

18.01.2024

What are secondary victim claims? Secondary victim claims are brought by individuals who have witnessed death or injury (or threat…

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Six figure sum received by man following delay in diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis

Mala Sidebottom

15.09.2023

Our client, now in his 50s, was diagnosed with anti-IgLon5 autoimmune encephalitis after suffering a wide variety of physical and…

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Compensation following misdiagnosis on antenatal scan

Mala Sidebottom

12.01.2023

Our clients brought a wrongful birth claim after they were told about the hospital’s failure to perform an antenatal screening…

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Parents receive letters of apology and compensation following the death of their baby boy

Mala Sidebottom

21.02.2022

Our clients, Ms X and Mr Y, have recovered compensation following the tragic death of their 13 month old son,…

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Lady receives compensation for delay in treatment of TB meningitis

Mala Sidebottom

17.06.2021

Our client was admitted to hospital in July 2015 complaining of headache, dizziness, and double vision. She also reported memory…

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Encephalitis claims – everything you need to know

Mala Sidebottom

19.02.2021

What is encephalitis? Encephalitis is a rare but serious condition which causes the brain to become inflamed, either through infection…

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Lady receives six figure sum following surgery for a hiatus hernia

Mala Sidebottom

14.12.2020

Our client underwent a hiatus hernia (when part of the stomach moves upwards) repair in 2015 but, afterwards, had difficulty…

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Diabetic retinopathy

Mala Sidebottom

14.05.2020

What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a complication caused by diabetes. It occurs when your blood sugar levels are consistently…

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Genetic Haemochromatosis

Mala Sidebottom

04.05.2020

What is Genetic Haemochromatosis and who is at risk? Genetic Haemochromatosis (GH), also known as hereditary haemochromatosis, is an inherited condition…

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What is Glaucoma?

Mala Sidebottom

08.10.2019

Glaucoma is a common eye condition in which the optic nerve becomes damaged. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to…

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Giant cell arteritis (GCA)

Mala Sidebottom

08.10.2019

The most serious complication of GCA is irreversible vision loss due to optic nerve ischaemia. Therefore early recognition and treatment…

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