Courts deal a blow for divorcees who ask for more money

Courts deal a blow for divorcees who ask for more money

The Supreme Court dealt a blow yesterday to divorcees who ask for a ‘second bite of the cherry’ by applying to the court for a further payment from their ex spouse. In the case of Mills v Mills, Mrs Mills applied to the court for an increase in the spousal maintenance she was receiving from […]

Neo-Natal Care Concerns

Following the tragic news surrounding the investigations into the suspicious deaths and non fatal injuries of babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital and subsequent review of care at Liverpool Women’s Hospital, Price Slater Gawne have been instructed by a family to investigate concerns they have regarding Neo-Natal care received by their daughter. The treatment […]

Accident at work

Accident at Work

Ms R contacted Price Slater Gawne after an accident at the shop she worked at left her with physical and psychological injuries. As part of her role, Ms R was responsible for closing and locking large glass panelled doors around the shop at the end of her shift. During the five years she had been […]

Early release from hospital

This is a claim where the Claimant, Mr M was discharged from hospital too early. The defendant hospital was the Good Hope Hospital, part of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. In July 2011, Mr M was bitten on his left foot by his cat. The wound became infected and despite taking anti-inflammatory medication, […]

Negligent Surgery

This case involved our client claiming against Consultant Gynaecologist; Miss Cockburn for negligent treatment at Frimley Park Hospital between 2008 and 2011. Over a three year period, our Client, Ms X endured six operations to treat what had started as a moderate gynaecological problem. Tragically, this treatment left Ms X with incontinence, extensive and chronic […]

Successful claim against The Royal Free Hospital

This case was referred to Peter Flory by an eminent Harley Street Professor of ENT Surgery who had been a medical colleague of Dr D and who had worked with Peter on a number of medico-legal cases in the past. Dr D had suffered from a life long arterial-venous malformation (AVM) giving rise to left […]

Tinsley and the Aftermath for Statutory Care Funding

The Court of Appeal case of Tinsley v Manchester City Council & Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1704 will always be of particular interest to me because I was involved from drafting the initial complaint against Manchester City Council, right through to the Appeal hearing before the Master of the Rolls. For those of you who […]

abuse claim

Price Slater Gawne supports letter to Justice Secretary David Gauke

Child sexual abuse and exploitation is on the increase – all over the U.K. Reports of child sexual abuse and exploitation are high profile in the UK. Over 54,000 sexual offences were recorded against children in 2015/16. High numbers of victims who have not disclosed their abuse need to be added to this as well. […]

£4,400 for the psychological trauma of a witness to violence.

D was seriously assaulted by strangers one night as he and his girlfriend E made their way home now night. E was there throughout the attack, trying to stop it from happening. She witnessed all of it. She called the police and ambulance. She stayed with D,   trying to look after him while they waited […]

Injured at a Music Festival

Injured at Music Festival

When H was injured in a large crowd at a music festival he was taken off to the paramedics for treatment and then to hospital. He had deep cuts to the back of his head where missiles had hit him. Months later he still had significant scars on the back of his head. Because he […]