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Legal news updates and opinion from leading Medical Negligence Solicitors; coverage includes breaking news on all hospital, GP and A&E negligence reports.
Failure In Duty Of Care Leads To Cerebral Palsy In Twin

Time icon 20 October 2017 | Person icon David Thomas

A twin born with cerebral palsy due to medical negligence was awarded a 7-figure settlement. Find out how Simpson Millar helped achieved this.

Private Healthcare Providers Accused Of Letting Down Patients

Time icon 19 October 2017 | Person icon Alison Hills

A recent Panorama programme investigated various failings in the Private Healthcare Sector. Alison Hills looks at how this is affecting private patients.

Medical Negligence Prolongs Kidney Stone Agony

Time icon 16 October 2017 | Person icon Paisley Laws

A case involving botched post-operative care led a client to seek compensation. Find out how Simpson Millar's Medical Negligence team helped him win his claim.

Gynaecologist Admits Liability In Botched Sterilisation Claims

Time icon 9 October 2017 | Person icon Daxa Patel

Gynaecologist admits liability for 2 botched sterilisation procedures. Read more about this case and how much compensation it was settled for.

Is It Time To Change The Mental Health Act?

Time icon 5 October 2017 | Person icon Alison Hills

Is it time to change the mental health act? Our specialist medical negligence solicitor investigates whether we need an overhaul.

How A Bin Bag Led To Medical Negligence And A Misdiagnosed Fracture

Time icon 3 October 2017 | Person icon Victoria Clark

A Simpson Millar client was misdiagnosed and sent home from their local A&E in pain. Find out how we helped them to mount a successful compensation claim.

How Failures In Maternal Mental Healthcare Put Women At Risk

Time icon 2 October 2017 | Person icon Victoria Clark

Maternal Mental Health does not get the recognition it needs and is often ignored by healthcare professionals. Victoria Clark investigates.

Sodium Valproate Scandal – Epilepsy Drug Risks Known For 40 Years

Time icon 28 September 2017 | Person icon Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

The risks of birth injuries surrounding epilepsy drug, sodium valproate, were known for years but officially suppressed. Read more about this continuing scandal.

How Did Medical Negligence Leave A Glaucoma Patient Blind?

Time icon 27 September 2017 | Person icon Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

Glaucoma led to blindness for one Simpson Millar client, when his medical treatment was mishandled. Find out how we helped him achieve justice.

Revolutionary Medical Treatment Leads To Skin Cancer

Time icon 21 September 2017 | Person icon Victoria Clark

A Simpson Millar client who developed skin cancer following PUVA treatment went on to win a 5 figure settlement with the help of our Medical Negligence team.

Undiagnosed Wrist Fracture Leads To Medical Negligence Claim

Time icon 8 September 2017 | Person icon Victoria Clark

Read how a Simpson Millar client successfully claimed for a misdiagnosed wrist fracture. If you've suffered similar medical negligence, call 0800 260 5010.

Total Knee Replacement Surgery Ends In Medical Negligence Claim

Time icon 8 September 2017 | Person icon Victoria Clark

A botched knee replacement led to a successful medical negligence claim for one Simpson Millar client. Find out how you could claim by calling 0800 260 5010.

Botched Medical Implant Procedure Leads To Large Compensation Claim

Time icon 29 August 2017 | Person icon Sarah Holdsworth

If you've had botched implant surgery, read our medical negligence case study and find out how one such procedure led to a substantial claim. Call 0800 260 5010.

Fixed Costs In Medical Negligence

Time icon 11 August 2017 | Person icon Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

Geoffrey Simpson-Scott provides a summary of the new proposals with fixed costs in medical negligence

How A Mismanaged Ankle Injury Led To Complications And A Medical Negligence Claim

Time icon 27 July 2017 | Person icon Sarah Chambers

How did routine fracture treatment lead to ankle deformity, pain, psychological distress and a medical negligence claim? Read one client's case study to find out.

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.



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