Righting Wrongs

hudgell solicitors client awarded compensation after swab was left inside her following surgery

Cancer patient needed further surgery and had to postpone chemotherapy treatment after swab was left in her following hysterectomy

A Hospital Trust has apologised and agreed an out of court compensation settlement with a patient after a surgical swab was left in her following an operation to remove cancer. It caused the 61-year-old patient to need further surgery, leading to her having to postpone her next cycle of chemotherapy treatment. It was after undergoing […]

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Baby in hospital

Hospital Trust to challenge terminally ill patient’s case in court despite admitting its negligence led her to missing reviews to scan for cancer

An NHS Trust is challenging a legal case brought against it by a patient alleging delayed diagnosis of terminal lung cancer – despite admitting its negligence caused her to miss reviews and scans. It means Denise Fallon, 68, of Hull, who is already two years beyond her life expectancy due to her illness, will have […]

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Post Office Scandal

Head of Post Office IT Inquiry calls for blocks to be removed on compensation so victims receive ‘full and fair’ awards

There should be law changes to stop issues “blocking full and fair compensation” for the victims of the Post Office Horizon IT scandal says the chairman of the Inquiry looking into the miscarriages of justice. Sir Wyn Williams said schemes set up to compensate sub-postmasters wrongly accused of crimes was a “patchwork quilt with some […]

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abuse victim

Virgin Atlantic traveller, awarded compensation after hot coffee scalding accident, calls for inflight changes

A holidaymaker, who was scalded by hot coffee while returning home on a Virgin Atlantic flight, says airlines should only serve hot drinks with secure lids to prevent future inflight accidents.  The 55-year-old traveller from Cambridgeshire was flying from Jamaica to Heathrow in January 2022, having spent time in Montego Bay. Sat next to his […]

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Accident and Emergency

Warning that deafness in ‘hundreds, if not thousands’ of children has not been correctly identified

The National Deaf Children’s Society is warning that “hundreds, if not thousands,” of children across England may have been left permanently damaged due to potential failings in NHS audiology services. The charity is now calling for ‘fresh assessments’ to be carried out nationally after “the appalling situation,” revealed in The Times newspaper, suggests many child […]

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Statement on behalf of the family of Nikki Bulley following inquest conclusion of accidental death

Following today’s Inquest at County Hall, Preston, into the death of Nicola Bulley, where the Coroner recorded a conclusion of accidental death, her family have released this statement: “The last few months have been extremely tough to process for the family. The emotional impact will stay long in our hearts and whilst we’ll never get […]

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