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Christmas

Our offices will close at 5pm on Friday 23rd December 2017 and reopen at 9am on Tues 3rd January 2017. We wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas and look forward to continuing to work with you in 2017.

Successful claim against Ipswich Hospital for peritonitis

Mr GW had a long history of ulcerative colitis (UC) from 1994. Mr GW’s condition was a debilitating, inflammatory condition of his large bowel. Despite his condition, he was independent, an active foster carer and had a good quality of life with his partner with whom he travelled abroad frequently. Mr GW was treated for […]

Louise Wilcox and Victoria Price

Louise Wilcox joins as a consultant

Price Slater Gawne solicitors continues to make its mark in the field of serious personal injury with the appointment of specialist serious injury and clinical negligence solicitor Louise Wilcox.  Based in  Lancashire, Louise joins the Altrincham firm as a consultant. Specialising in complex injury claims, Louise was previously partner and Head of the Personal Injury and […]

Hospital apology too late

When medical treatment goes wrong it can have devastating consequences. The distress suffered by the patients and their families is sometimes aggravated by the insensitivity of the hospital management. SA of Whitehaven was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2015. She was a happily married 60 year old, with 2 children and 3 grandchildren. The […]

Settlement obtained for failing to follow up dislocation of finger

On 8th December 2012, Ms ZB sustained an obvious deforming injury to her left index finger and attended the Medway Maritime Hospital A&E Department. X-Rays were taken which confirmed significant deformity suggestive of an underlying dislocation or fracture at the left index proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ). Expert evidence confirmed the imaging showed dorsal dislocation – […]

Strengthening our South Yorkshire team

Medical negligence solicitors Price Slater Gawne strengthens its South Yorkshire team by recruiting former Raleys solicitor Andrew Harrison to their specialist team. Andrew, previously head of medical negligence at Barnsley-based Raleys, brings Price Slater Gawne their fifth Law Society-accredited panel member, making the 25-strong specialist firm one of the largest and best qualified teams of […]

Negligent care of Cystic Fibrosis patient at Frimley Park Hospital

Miss RB had a long standing history of cystic fibrosis, a serious inherited disorder which mainly affects the viscosity of secretions in the lungs and the pancreas although can affect other organs. Her symptoms began in early childhood but persisted throughout her life and included persistent chest infections, difficulty absorbing food and general ill-health. Miss […]

100% trainee retention for Price Slater Gawne

Price Slater Gawne continues its programme of training and retaining solicitors specialising in medical negligence, with the appointment of Olivia Honaker. Olivia joined the firm in 2014 after previous experience as a paralegal and is the 3rd solicitor to have trained and qualified with them. Her appointment continues the 100% retention rate for trainee solicitors. […]

Rise in the incidence of diabetes

A recent report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) showed that the incidence of diabetes had quadrupled between 1980 and 2014. It is estimated that 1 in 11 adults worldwide are affected and this number is set to rise further. However, the report fails to make a distinction between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes […]

Claim for negligently provoked DVT and risk of Post Thrombotic Syndrome

In April 2003, Ms GKS injured her left foot while out running. She attended a Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) in Sevenoaks, Kent and was told she had a likely soft tissue injury. In any event, the MIU did not have x-ray facilities and advised Ms GKS to attend the Bromley Healthcare Urgent Care Centre (UCC) […]