Mother settles medical negligence claim after hospital failures cause stillbirth

mother settles claim after negligence at chesterfield royal hospital

Following a three-year legal battle and with support from Lime Solicitors, Bekki Hill has settled her medical negligence claim against Chesterfield Royal Hospital, where she suffered a stillbirth after her requests for an induced labour were ignored. The situation Fearing that something was wrong, Bekki asked to be induced on two occasions, but her requests … Continue reading Mother settles medical negligence claim after hospital failures cause stillbirth

Cerebral Palsy Caused by Delay in Delivery

For confidentiality reasons, the young person in question will be referred to as William. William’s family brought a case for clinical negligence, following mismanagement of his delivery, which resulted in fetal distress and ultimately a diagnosis of cerebral palsy. Almost 30 years after William was born, the hospital accepted liability for his injury.  William’s mother … Continue reading Cerebral Palsy Caused by Delay in Delivery

Fatal Accident Claim Comforts Grieving Family

fatal accident claim comforts grieving family

After Lee Theakstone and his wife, Jane, died instantly following a car crash, his parents Neville and Helen instructed Lime Solicitors as personal representatives of their son’s estate, as well as for a dependency claim on their own behalves. Timeline of events December 2020 Lee and Jane Theakstone died instantly after an Audi A1 collided … Continue reading Fatal Accident Claim Comforts Grieving Family

£100,000 Compensation Awarded to Family of Clinical Negligence Victim

Family of Clinical Negligence Victim Awarded £100,000

On Thursday 20th August 2020, East Midlands Today covered the tragic story of the late Margaret Burrell, a cancer patient who received negligent reconstructive maxillofacial surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Margaret Burrell’s son Stephen spoke openly about the decline in his mother’s health following the surgery. After her first operation, Mrs Burrell developed an infection … Continue reading £100,000 Compensation Awarded to Family of Clinical Negligence Victim

Out of Court Settlement for Mesh Victim

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For confidentiality reasons, the victim in question will be referred to as Michele. After bringing a claim for clinical negligence relating to vaginal mesh surgery, a lady named Michele has secured a substantial damages award in an out of court settlement. The situation Michele instructed Lime Solicitors to investigate whether she had been appropriately consented … Continue reading Out of Court Settlement for Mesh Victim

Leicester Woman Gets £320k Pay-out After Missed Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Over 20 Years Ago

A 21-year old Leicester woman has received a £320,000 pay-out from a GP’s Defence Union after a missed developmental dysplasia of the hip. This condition is sometimes called a congenital hip dislocation, suffered at birth and it was not treated until the woman was 23 months old. She was treated with open reduction and relocation … Continue reading Leicester Woman Gets £320k Pay-out After Missed Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Over 20 Years Ago

Lung Cancer Due to Exposure to Asbestos Compensation Claim

This was a claim by the Widow for the Deceased’s exposure to asbestos dust. The claim was against the Deceased’s former employer as First Defendant and the parent company as a Second Defendant. The claim made was that the Deceased suffered from asbestosis and from lung cancer as a consequence of the exposure to asbestos dust … Continue reading Lung Cancer Due to Exposure to Asbestos Compensation Claim

Violation of Right to Life Claim under Article 2 of European Convention of Human Rights

We brought claims for the parents of a deceased child under the Human Rights Act 1998 for violation of his right to life under Article 2 of European Convention of Human Rights. The Deceased died in his twenties having jumped from a bridge. He had had a longstanding history of self-harm, suicidal ideation, impulsivity, psychosis … Continue reading Violation of Right to Life Claim under Article 2 of European Convention of Human Rights

Failure to Recognise Haemodynamic Shock and Resultant Delay in Intensive Care Treatment

We acted on behalf of a widower against an NHS Trust. This was an extremely complex intensive care case. At a point in 2011 the Deceased underwent a right total hip replacement, they then underwent a revision in the following month. The Deceased was admitted to hospital three months later for a washout of the … Continue reading Failure to Recognise Haemodynamic Shock and Resultant Delay in Intensive Care Treatment

Asbestosis Compensation Claim for Pipefitter & Welder

Our client worked from the late 1950s through to the early 1980s as a pipefitter and welder for in excess of 30 employers. During the course of his employment our client worked on contracts at a variety of power stations and was exposed to significant levels of asbestos dust and fibres. Medical evidence was obtained … Continue reading Asbestosis Compensation Claim for Pipefitter & Welder