Case Studies

The solicitors at JMW have helped many clients recover damages in many areas of law, including clinical negligence, commercial litigation, court of protection, industrial disease and personal injury. Below are the case studies we have worked on.

For more information on any of our case studies, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us by calling 0345 872 6666, or fill in our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

  • Multiple burns to arms and legs after laser hair removal treatment

    Ms K was awarded £5,000

    Ms K visited a local beauty salon to undergo laser hair removal treatment to various parts of her body, including her lower arms and legs. However, the individual carrying out the treatment at the salon turned the power on the laser up too high, causing Ms K multiple burns on visible areas of her body. After visiting the JMW website and seeing that we deal with beauty injury claims, she decided to get in touch with us.

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  • Minor brain damage after car collided with cyclist

    Ms V was awarded £21,814.84

    Ms V was in the cycle lane and was stationary at traffic lights, when a car approached from behind and pulled in to her right. As the traffic lights turned green, Ms V began to cycle ahead. However, the vehicle proceeded to turn left, without having previously indicated, colliding with Ms V and knocking her off her bike.

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  • Spinal injury errors cause permanent paralysis

    Jack was left with permanent paralysis due to errors that were made in the treatment of a spinal condition. Angharad Hughes, a specialist spinal injury solicitor in the JMW medical negligence team, challenged the mistakes that were made and obtained an admission of negligence, paving the way for compensation to be secured for Jack.

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  • Spinal injury failures cause permanent disability - £1.7 million

    Gary was left permanently disabled and reliant on a wheelchair after a hospital failed to ensure a spinal condition was treated in time. Eddie Jones, a specialist spinal injury solicitor at JMW, secured £1.7 million in compensation to help Gary secure care and financial security.

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  • GP and hospital errors lead to permanent cauda equina syndrome - £2.75 million

    Spinal injury specialists at JMW obtained £2.75 million in compensation for Jean after appalling errors led to her suffering permanent cauda equina syndrome. This case study tells Jean's story.

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  • Stillbirth of baby boy due to hospital’s C-section refusal - £62,000

    Julia and her husband suffered a devastating stillbirth after a hospital unacceptably refused to provide a C-section. Although nothing could make up for their loss after their case was handled by JMW's Sophie Fox they were able to challenge the hospital's mistakes and secure an admission of negligence, an apology and £62,000 in compensation.

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  • Delay in diagnosis and treatment of cauda equina syndrome - £225,000

    Aaron was awarded £225,000 in compensation for his cauda equina syndrome case after JMW's Beth Reay challenged the poor care that he faced. This case study tells his story.

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  • A Landmark Asbestos Claim

    A Landmark Asbestos Claim

    A landmark mesothelioma claim; we had the pleasure of being able to assist Mrs W and her family make a claim against Cape Asbestos, achieving £110,000 on their behalf.

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  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss Claim for Foreman

    Successful claim for a construction foreman

    A successful hearing loss claim; we had the pleasure of assisting Mr M in making a claim against his former employers after he suffered noise induced hearing loss following over 30 years' employment as a foreman.

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  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss Claim for Retired Electrician

    Successful claim for a retired electrician

    A successful hearing loss claim; we took on Mr G's claim against his previous employers after he began suffering with hearing loss as a result of his career as an electrician.

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  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss Claim for Joiner

    Successful claim for a joiner

    A successful hearing loss claim; we helped Mr B to gain £13,000 in compensation after a long career as a foreman led to him suffering from noise induced hearing loss.

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  • Young Woman Committed Suicide After Gross Negligence

    Donna committed suicide while she was an in-patient at a mental health crisis facility after staff failed to monitor her as they ought to have done.

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  • Cerebral palsy caused by poor jaundice care - £4.5 million

    Harvey suffered devastating brain damage as a newborn baby after a community midwife failed to take action on his newborn jaundice. He was left with cerebral palsy and will never be able to live independently or hold down a job. The specialist solicitors at JMW secured £4.5 million in compensation to help Harvey to cope with his disabilities.

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  • Death of mother after delayed diagnosis of breast cancer - £300,000

    Pauline tragically died after appalling errors meant her breast cancer went undiagnosed. Although nothing could make up their loss, JMW's Sally Leonards secured Pauline's family £300,000 in compensation for their pain and suffering.

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  • Soft tissue injuries to back, shoulder and leg

    Mrs J was awarded £3,900

    Mrs J was returning from a foreign holiday and, as she had difficulty walking, had requested assistance when getting on and off the aeroplane. On arriving at the airport, she was not assisted disembarking from the plane. She stumbled part-way down the stairs, jarring her back and shoulder, and hurting her leg.

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  • Baby brain damaged by jaundice errors to receive substantial compensation

    Eddie Jones, head of medical negligence at JMW, won a medical negligence case on behalf of one-year-old Flynn, paving the way for significant compensation to be secured to cover the cost of his care. Flynn suffered catastrophic brain damage after midwives failed to take action on his newborn jaundice.

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  • Occupiers Lease Case Study

    Our Commercial Property Team has recently advised a firm of surveyors on its lease of a city centre commercial property from a local authority landlord. The transaction was particularly complex given our client already occupied another part of the building (the lease having been granted by the previous freeholder) and was to surrender its existing demise and take occupation of its new demise, following completion of the relevant section of the new landlord’s refurbishment of the building.

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  • Commercial Property Sales Case Study

    Our Commercial Property Team recently completed the sale of a large number of office units in the Manchester on behalf of a developer following completion of the development. Our overall aim in this transaction was to facilitate a smooth transaction and realise our client’s capital on the sale, whilst remaining cost efficient.

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  • Case Studies

    Our Commercial Property Team recently completed the sale of a large number of office units in the Manchester on behalf of a developer following completion of the development. Our overall aim in this transaction was to facilitate a smooth transaction and realise our client’s capital on the sale, whilst remaining cost efficient.

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  • Poor care for spinal injury causes disability- £775,000

    Richard was left wheelchair bound due to appalling errors in the treatment of a spinal injury. After Richard’s case was taken on by Olivia Scates, a partner in the JMW medical negligence team, he was awarded £775,000 in compensation.

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