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Mar 30, 2016

Wills and Probate – Solicitors Negligence Claims

When drafting a Will or dealing with Probate, it is essential that things are done correctly, thoroughly and professionally.  Solicitors and Probate Lawyers have a duty of care to deal with Wills, Trusts and Estates in a competent manner. This can be a sensitive area of law and sometimes emotions run high when dealing with […]

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Mar 25, 2016

Can I sue my Solicitor?

When your Solicitor has been negligent and they have caused you to suffer loss or damage, it’s natural to want to make a complaint. But can you make a claim for Compensation? The answer is yes. Even professionals with experience can make mistakes for whatever reason and if this results in financial loss or a […]

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Mar 18, 2016

“Never Events” and the NHS

At a time when the NHS is facing challenges with Government funding cuts and an ageing population, public support for this great institution is running high. Yet with 308 ‘never events’ taking place in England between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, more still needs to be done to prevent them. A ‘never event’ […]

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Mar 16, 2016

Misdiagnosed Cancer Claims

Misdiagnosis (or late diagnosis) of cancer is a serious issue. The potential implications are of course severe and could lead to premature death and/or shortened life expectancy. This in turn can result in financial hardship, the missed opportunity of essential treatments, undergoing unnecessary treatments, and in extreme cases even risk of death. That’s why it’s […]

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Mar 11, 2016

Can I sue a Cosmetic Surgeon for Negligence?

A claim against a Cosmetic Surgeon is no different to any other claim made against a medical professional for example a Doctor working for the NHS. Like any other Doctor, Nurse or medical practitioner, Cosmetic Surgeons have a duty of care to their patients. The duty of care extends to every step of the process, […]

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Jul 07, 2015

Misdiagnosis, the most common malpractice

In 2009-10, the NHS paid out £56 million in compensation to patients who had been incorrectly misdiagnosed. In 2010-2011 this rocketed to £98 million. In 2011, 1,204 successful cases were brought against NHS trusts for misdiagnosis – an increase of 80 per cent over a five-year period from 2006-7. On the basis of these figures, […]

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