Women’s Health Strategy: Call for Evidence Summary

womens healthy strategy call for evidence summary

Copyright GOV.UK Results from the Department of Health and Social Care Women’s Health Strategy call for evidence were published in April of this year.  For many, the results will come as a surprise, but for our lawyers working with medical negligence claims these statistics align completely with the experiences of our clients. Sadly, of the … Continue reading Women’s Health Strategy: Call for Evidence Summary

1 in 12 cerebral palsy cases ‘could have been avoided’ over past decade, figures reveal

NHS trusts in England paid out more than £4.3 billion in damages across 1,441 cerebral palsy clinical negligence claims over the past 10 yearsIt is estimated that 1,800 children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year[i] – meaning 144 cases were caused by failed maternity careParents brought forward 268 cerebral palsy-related claims in financial year … Continue reading 1 in 12 cerebral palsy cases ‘could have been avoided’ over past decade, figures reveal

Lime Solicitors Announces Four Promotions

lime solicitors announce four promotions

We are pleased to announce four promotions across our clinical negligence, personal injury and catastrophic injury teams. Effective 1 May 2022, our clinical negligence expert Nikki Fahey has been promoted to salaried partner. Specialising in gynaecological and women’s health medical negligence claims, Nikki has 13 years’ experienced supporting women and their families in claims against … Continue reading Lime Solicitors Announces Four Promotions

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust: Maternity Care Claims

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The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and the two individual hospitals under management are at the centre of the largest maternity scandal to ever hit the NHS. The Ockenden Report The Ockenden Review is an official investigation into maternity services at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury … Continue reading Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust: Maternity Care Claims

Preparing for redundancies when furlough ends

Preparing for Redundancies After Furlough

As businesses across the UK continue to navigate their lockdown egress, one key element from the last 18 months will cease to exist – the furlough scheme. From 1st July 2021, we saw decreases in the amount of financial support employers were eligible to claim. It was a planned reduction, which aligned with the government’s … Continue reading Preparing for redundancies when furlough ends

Negligent Gynaecological Surgeon’s Ex-Patient Comes Forward

Negligent Gynaecological Surgeon’s Ex-Patient Comes Forward

In May 2021, our Clinical Negligence solicitor Viral Dagly published an article discussing the investigation of Mr Daniel Hay, a consultant gynaecologist who is believed to have caused harm through negligence to over 50 women. Since then, one of Mr Hay’s ex-patients has come forward and called for the surgeon to be “struck off.” 51-year-old … Continue reading Negligent Gynaecological Surgeon’s Ex-Patient Comes Forward

Supreme Court Lays Out New “Legal Roadmap” For Professional Negligence

Supreme Court Lays Out New “Legal Roadmap” For Professional Negligence

If you instruct an adviser to provide you with information and advice on entering a transaction, and your adviser is negligent, you could be eligible to claim all losses that arise from the transaction. But, if the information you’re given is only a small part of your wider considerations before making the decision to enter … Continue reading Supreme Court Lays Out New “Legal Roadmap” For Professional Negligence

When managing someone else’s financial affairs turns “Toxic”

When managing someone else’s financial affairs turns “Toxic”

As the world receives the news today that Britney Spears’ high profile application to remove her father from his role in her conservatorship is denied, we look at what the equivalent of a conservatorship would be in England and how the situation may differ if Britney lived over here and was under the British legal … Continue reading When managing someone else’s financial affairs turns “Toxic”