Medical Negligence News

What Can I Do If I Got Pressure Sores In Hospital?

Time icon 13 November 2017 | Person icon Simpson Millar LLP

Pressure sores are extremely painful but can also lead to life-threatening illness. Find out about complications and more in Simpson Millar's Pressure Sore FAQ.

Government Give The Go-Ahead For 'Seni's Law' On Restraint In Mental Health Units

Time icon 9 November 2017 | Person icon Alison Hills

Seni's Law is passed on to the next stage by parliament. Alison Hills, Medical Negligence solicitor, explains the law and what it could mean for mental health patients.

Botched Colorectal And Gastrointestinal Surgery FAQ

Time icon 8 November 2017 | Person icon Alison Hills

If Colorectal or Gastrointestinal Surgery goes wrong the consequences can be life-threatening. Here's all you need to know about botched gastrointestinal surgery.

Meningitis FAQs - A Guide To Understanding The Risks

Time icon 30 October 2017 | Person icon Simpson Millar LLP

Meningitis, if not diagnosed and treated quickly, can kill within hours. Here's what you need to know if your symptoms were missed.

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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 Simpson Millar LLP

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.



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