Peter Flory settles claim for failings in post partum care by Colchester Hospital

Mrs NB delivered her first born son at Colchester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (CHUFT) on 11th December 2014 by caesarean section because she had developed pre-eclampsia. Following the birth Mrs NB developed refractory tachycardia (persistent, abnormally fast pulse), dyspnoea (shortness of breath) including nocturnal dyspnoea, orthopnoea (breathlessness when lying flat), peripheral oedema, reduced oxygen saturations […]

Bowdon Hightown Womens Hockey team heads to Europe

We are very proud to sponsor Bowdon Hockey Club and very excited that Bowdon Hightown women’s team is heading to Europe after weekend success at the Jaffa Super 6s. Bowdon Hightown’s stunning defeat of Leicester in the Jaffa Super 6s Women’s Final on Sunday 28th January not only means they are the best women’s indoor […]

Season’s Greetings

Our offices will close for Christmas at 5.00pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and reopen at 9.00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Each year when sending Christmas cards, we choose a local charity to support and promote. This year we are supporting Lifeshare. This is a voluntary organisation established to help meet the needs of […]

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Foster care abuse judgement goes in favour of Claimants nationally

As a child the claimant was placed in the care of foster parents by Nottingham County Council. She was abused physically and sexually by the foster parents. The Supreme Court has decided that the local authority is liable to the claimant for the abuse the foster parents inflicted. The Court decided that in circumstances where […]

We’re taking part in Will Aid in November

November 2017 is Will Aid month here at Price Slater Gawne. Will Aid is a national partnership between the legal profession and nine of the UK’s best-loved charities. This November, Price Slater Gawne will be waiving our fees for writing a simple Will. Instead we invite you to make a voluntary donation to Will Aid. […]

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Baroness Newlove to investigate CICA and vulnerable victims

An investigation into the role of the CICA is to be carried out in Spring 2018 led by Baroness Newlove, Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority is accused of denying payouts to child survivors of sexual abuse by suggesting they “consented” to it. Sex with a child under 16 is […]

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CICA urgently reviews its stance on consent for survivors of CSE and CSA

As recently reported in The Guardian, the CICA is failing survivors of child sexual abuse and exploitation, by claiming that there was consent from the young people. The Scheme provides compensation for “innocent victims of violence”. However, approximately 700 cases brought by survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation have been turned down by the CICA […]

Victoria Price acts for seriously injured young mother

In November 2013, a 34 year old woman was hit by a car as she crossed a road, causing life threatening injuries. Unconscious from the accident, she was taken from ambulance to the Accident and Emergency department in Nottingham. There the doctors found she had a fractured skull, a brain haemorrhage, fractured pelvis, a fractured […]