Negligent management of Crohn’s disease

Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust This claim arose out of a delay in performance of a hemi-colectomy (removal of a segment of bowel) in a man with Crohn’s Disease, such that his bowel perforated, he developed sepsis and subsequently a number of different fistulae (connections between the bowel and other organs or tissues) […]

Delayed diagnosis of cancer

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust This claim was brought on behalf of a male with a delayed diagnosis of cancer of the rectum. The case involved allegations that there were several missed opportunities to diagnose the disease. Our client required radical surgery, which would not have been needed with earlier diagnosis but had made […]

Bladder and bowel damage during laparoscopic prostatectomy

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust This was a complex case arising out of bladder and bowel damage caused to a middle aged man during a radical laparoscopic prostatectomy. We alleged that it was negligent to damage the bladder and bowel and that the subsequent repair was also carried out to a poor standard. Supportive […]

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 […]

Sam Quek - Bowdon Hockey Club

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 from Price Slater Gawne

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 […]

abuse claim

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 […]

Will

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. […]