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Professional Negligence

£25,000 compensation for a dog bite under settlement

Laurence Wright, Trainee Solicitor in our Liverpool office, discusses a recent case where a personal injury claim was under settled.

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Medical Negligence

NHS data shows 99% of NHS Trusts are falling short of the A&E waiting times target

New analysis of NHS Digital A&E statistics shows that more than 99% of A&Es across England aren’t hitting the NHS target for waiting times, with just one Trust out of 111 hitting the target in the past two months.

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Medical Negligence

“Never Events” and the NHS

A number of 'Never Events' have been reported in NHS England.

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Medical Negligence

Discharging patients without Covid-19 tests to care homes ‘unlawful’

A High Court ruling has deemed that government policies on discharging untested patients from hospitals to care homes during the start of the pandemic were ‘unlawful’.

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Professional Negligence

Why are personal injury under-settlement claims rising?

Been Let Down’s Professional Negligence team examine the rise of personal injury under-settlement claims and detail how to fight back against under-settled claims.

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Professional Negligence

Which Grand Designs projects failed to stay on budget?

Been Let Down’s Professional Negligence team examine Grand Designs most well-known builds that didn’t go according to plan and offers advice on how to best plan for a construction project.

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Medical Negligence

Are you experiencing delays for NHS treatment due to Omicron? Your rights, explained.

Sara Stanger, Solicitor and Head of Clinical Negligence (Liverpool) at Been Let Down, explains the NHS ‘right to choose’ policy, which could help people get treatment quicker.

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Medical Negligence

NHS waiting times for common surgery procedures continue to rise

Been Let Down’s medical negligence research team revisited NHS data on surgery delays at 52 of the biggest hospitals in England, to see if waiting times have changed since September.

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Medical Negligence

What is the average pay out for medical negligence?

Medical negligence compensation can vary dependent on the severity of the injury. Here we explain how compensation is awarded and the average pay out for medical negligence.

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Medical Negligence

Research shows that ambulance response times continue to increase

Additional studies of NHS data conducted by Been Let Down have shown that there has been a continued increase in ambulance response times in England since September 2021.

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Medical Negligence

NHS England data shows significant increase in ambulance response times

New analysis of NHS England data by Been Let Down reveals a significant rise in 999 calls and year-on-year increases in ambulance response times.

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Medical Negligence

How long does a medical negligence claim take?

Medical negligence claims can take a long time to settle. Here we explain the steps involved and how long a medical negligence case can take.

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