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Medical negligence solicitors advice blogs England (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol etc), Scotland (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond.

Navigating the complex world of medical malpractice claims

June 3, 2021

Ask any Canadian lawyer and they will tell you that medical malpractice claims are some of the most expensive and difficult to pursue.  The injuries can be extensive. Outside of what might be available through private benefits and the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), you must begin a civil lawsuit against the medical professional who […]

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Five medical questions to ask before hiring a medical malpractice lawyer

June 1, 2021

If you have suffered from negligent or careless medical care that caused you harm, you may be a victim of medical malpractice and entitled to damages. Some examples of medical malpractice are misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis of cancer and other medical conditions, medical mistakes, surgical errors and prescribing incorrect medication. However, finding a lawyer to act […]

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Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Unfit To Manage COVID-19

April 18, 2020

With its lethal effects on the elderly and those with immune deficiencies, COVID-19 poses a special threat to nursing homes nationwide. Illinois nursing homes and temporary rehab clinics are now tasked with caring for the infected while also containing the coronavirus pandemic. This is no doubt a monumental task for any state.  However, an analysis […]

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How to Know if You’ve Been a Victim of Medical Negligence

May 14, 2019

Medical negligence is an umbrella term for any occasion when you have received below standard medical care or treatment. This could be anything from false diagnosis to incorrect medication. Medical negligence can be the cause of severe physical illness or emotional distress. In the worst cases possible it can cause fatality. Medical negligence can be […]

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More Women Taking Legal Action for Mesh Implant Complications

November 26, 2017

Over 800 women are joining together to sue NHS and leading transvaginal mesh implant manufacturers based on complications experienced post-procedure. The medical community in the UK has had a longstanding discussion surrounding the effectiveness of mesh implants to treat incontinence and pelvic prolapse in women, with some arguing for their continued use and others calling […]

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Consenting to what? The issue of informed patient consent post-Montgomery

April 18, 2016

I have previously written about the issue of consent to medical treatment following the Supreme Court Judgment in the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015]. Subsequent to the decision in Montgomery the issue of consent has been considered in a number of reported decisions. In addition, I have recently settled a claim on […]

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Interested in Medical Negligence Law in the UK?

January 17, 2016

Interested in medical negligence law in the UK? Caroline Moore of www.medical-solicitors.com (on Twitter here) has recently been tweeting useful legal info via #law11sies – worth following this feed on Twitter and checking out their useful guides. Also worth reading this guide from mind.org.uk, Unlock The Law’s guide to medical negligence law in Scotland here. […]

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Florida Supreme Court Leaves Questions for Medical Malpractice Law

January 6, 2014

On December 12, 2013, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion expressing its disapproval of a 2011 Florida law that placed restrictions on the ability of expert witnesses to testify in medical malpractice cases. The law allows Florida-licensed medical professionals to present expert testimony in medical malpractice cases, but requires out-of-state medical professionals to get […]

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Abuse in Public Services

November 25, 2013

Shocking news stories give the impression that abuse from public care workers is frighteningly commonplace. However, a report by the Winnipeg government says that the majority of abuse involving older adult victims comes from family members. Similarly, the United States based non-profit organization Do Something says that more than two thirds of child abuse occurs […]

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Wrongful Death Suit: What Kind of Evidence Must Be Proven to Win?

September 7, 2013

The world would be wonderful if everyone was so coordinated and dutiful that no serious injuries ever occurred. Unfortunately, since there are around 37.9 million emergency room admissions related to injuries every year, this is nothing more than a pipe dream. These injuries can be disheartening enough, but when they result in death, the incident […]

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