Medical Negligence News

Legal news updates and opinion from leading Medical Negligence Solicitors; coverage includes breaking news on all hospital, GP and A&E negligence reports.
Lack Of Informed Consent Leads To Tragic Medical Negligence Claim

Time icon 18 July 2017 | Person icon David Thomas

How did a lack of informed consent lead to medical negligence and eventual suicide? Read Simpson Millar's case study to find out more.

I Am A Private Patient – Does This Affect My Medical Negligence Claim?

Time icon 29 June 2017 | Person icon Sarah Chambers

Why do some private patients get a raw deal compared to NHS patients when it comes to medical negligence claims? Read Simpson Millar's Q&A to find out.

Record Interim Payment Awards For Medical Negligence Claim

Time icon 29 June 2017 | Person icon David Thomas

How did a medical negligence case for catastrophic injuries lead to record-breaking interim payments? Read the Simpson Millar case study to find out.

What If Your Past Medical History Gets Ignored?

Time icon 12 June 2017 | Person icon Sarah Chambers

Read how a client's medical history was ignored, putting her life at risk. If you've suffered similar medical negligence contact Simpson Millar on 0800 129 3320.

Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads To Loss Of Eye

Time icon 7 June 2017 | Person icon Sarah Chambers

Ophthalmic negligence. Case study of client who lost her eye to cancer. If you've suffered medical negligence, contact Simpson Millar on 0800 260 5010.

What Happens If You Have The Wrong Tooth Removed?

Time icon 5 June 2017 | Person icon Sarah Chambers

Case study involving client who had the wrong tooth removed. If you have been the victim of dental negligence, call Simpson Millar on 0800 260 5010 today.

What Do You Know About Care Home Medical Negligence?

Time icon 23 May 2017 | Person icon Daxa Patel

Separating elderly couples in residential care is a scandal with potentially fatal consequences. Simpson Millar's Medical Negligence team answer your questions.

NHS Funding Crisis Hits Hospital Waiting Times

Time icon 23 May 2017 | Person icon Daxa Patel

Hospital waiting times are at an all-time high and targets are repeatedly missed. We look at the figures behind this latest NHS underfunding scandal.

Hip Surgery Delays Result In Hundreds Of Deaths

Time icon 4 May 2017 | Person icon Lisa Swales

Lisa Swales, Medical Negligence Partner, explains how delays to hip operations could be causing avoidable deaths

NHS Sued Over Mesh Implants

Time icon 21 April 2017 | Person icon Daxa Patel

More than 800 women are suing NHS over vaginal mesh implants that left them with crippling injuries. Have you been affected?

NHS Cuts Threaten Patient Care

Time icon 13 March 2017 | Person icon Daxa Patel

The NHS is in crisis and funding is down. Read how the cuts threaten patient care and will lead to a rise in instances of medical negligence

Hospital Overcrowding And Compensation Q&A

Time icon 10 February 2017 | Person icon Daxa Patel

If you have suffered harm as a result of hospital overcrowding, you may be entitled to compensation. Read our Q&A.

Missed Diagnosis Led To 24 Year Old's Death

Time icon 9 February 2017 | Person icon Victoria Clark

Repeated misdiagnoses led to the death of a 24 year old woman from a brain tumour.

Undiagnosed Disease Leads To Dental Negligence Claim

Time icon 25 January 2017 | Person icon Sarah Chambers

A client, whose dental disease went undiagnosed for 9 years, pursued a Dental Negligence claim through Simpson Millar. This is their story.

NHS Delays Q&A

Time icon 22 December 2016 | Person icon Victoria Clark

Suffered a delay in NHS treatment or ambulance response time? Here is what you need to know.

Plans To Centralise NHS Treatments Could Cost Lives

Time icon 20 December 2016 | Person icon Kay Barnes

Responding to plans to centralise NHS treatments, a former midwife and Senior Medical Negligence Solicitor explains how the move could risk lives

Hospital Fails To Diagnose Illness Resulting In Death Of Patient

Time icon 13 December 2016 | Person icon David Thomas

Widow speaks out as coroner confirms hospital staff 3 times failed to diagnose illness that led to Sandy grandfathers death

Mother Sues Medical Professional For Not Warning Of Risks From Epilepsy Drug

Time icon 1 December 2016 | Person icon Victoria Clark

A mother claims damages from a healthcare consultant she alleges did not warn of the pregnancy risks associated with her epilepsy treatment.

Avoidable Incidents At NHS Hospitals Raise Questions Over Deaths In Childbirth

Time icon 30 November 2016 | Person icon Daxa Patel

A medical negligence solicitor responds to the news that two health boards offer poor maternity care and were blamed for childbirth injuries and deaths

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