Consultation on investigation into still birth

Consultation on investigation into stillbirth

Sadly, in 2017, there were 2,873 stillbirths in England and Wales. Whilst this number is in annual decline and has been since the 1980s, there are questions around whether more can be done to help minimise this number of tragic fatalities. Whilst robust processes and systems are in place to identify possible causes of still […]

The tragic, wide-reaching consequences of failing to diagnose breast cancer

Price Slater Gawne has acted on behalf of Ms Fisher to bring a claim for her against Barnsley Hospital in relation to the delayed diagnosis of her breast cancer. In July 2010, Ms Fisher was referred to the hospital breast clinic by her GP over changes in her right breast, including nipple inversion, changes in […]

Ongoing Negligent Surgery and Treatment

In April 2014, our client, Mr M was admitted to hospital for a bunion removal operation on both of his feet; a procedure he was advised would take around 3- 4 months to recover from and enable him to return to work. When Mr M went for the operation, he did so with the understanding […]

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 […]