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Oliver & Co Hosts Free Clinical Negligence Drop-in Clinic

Posted on September 11th 2023

Have you received medical care that didn’t seem quite right? Have you suffered from a delayed diagnosis? Are you worried about treatment that you or a loved one is receiving?

Drop in to see a member of the medical negligence team for some free, tailored legal advice in a relaxed yet confidential environment.

What it is: Free Medical Negligence Advice Drop-In Clinic

Where it is: Tŷ Pawb Learning Studio, Market Street, Wrexham, LL13 8BY

When it is: Wednesday 13th September 2023, 10am – 4pm

Time to chat about any potential claim with an empathetic and experienced solicitor

These discussions can be tough and it can be hard to know where to turn, so we welcome you to join us and have a conversation with our empathetic and experienced team members, led by our dual qualified doctor/solicitor, to discuss your potential claim further.

Helping clients with many types of medical negligence issues

We assist our clients with a range of different medical negligence issues, from disappointing dental work to substandard surgical care and birth trauma. Some of the claims we have assisted on include:

  • Severe brain injury claims
  • Cancer compensation claims
  • Cauda equina syndrome claims
  • Infective endocarditis claims
  • GP negligence/errors
  • Missed/delayed fracture claims
  • Testicular torsion claims

Helping a client who suffered an avoidable still birth

We recently assisted our Client who had suffered an avoidable stillbirth. Our Client was a first-time mum, whose pregnancy had progressed normally until the pregnancy fell overdue. She reported reduced fetal movement and had an abnormal CTG scan, the Defendant failed to act upon this, furthermore the Defendant failed to appreciate the presence of significant meconium in light of fetal tachycardia and reduced fetal movements.

Our Client was negligently discharged, without being treated by immediately inducing of labour. When she returned to hospital her baby had sadly passed away and our Client subsequently suffered the agony of labour to deliver her stillborn baby. An investigation conducted by the HSIB (Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch) highlighted numerous concerns with the care provided to our Client.

The HSIB investigation report alongside our Client’s records were reviewed and considered further by our dual qualified doctor and solicitor, we created a chronology of events and took a witness statement from our Client. We then instructed an independent Consultant Psychiatrist to comment on the degree of psychiatric harm the Client suffered as a result of the negligence. A Letter of Claim was sent to the Defendant to which they responded with some admissions of liability.

Our Solicitors entered into hard fought negotiations which ended successfully when we were able to recover £38,000 in compensation for our Client. Not only did our solicitors assist our Client with a traumatic claim for compensation, but we were also able to provide support and compassion to our Client throughout their second pregnancy, an understandably worrying experience for our Client.

Call and speak to a member of our team on 01244 312306