Clinical Negligence: Press Cuttings

  1. Mother whose baby girl died after receiving

    Mother whose baby girl died after receiving

    9th December 2015

    Sophie Fox and her client feature in the Bolton Evening News following an investigation that signified flaws at Royal Bolton Hospital. The internal probe found that the midwife involved in the birth was at fault after departing from 'accepted and known procedures' in relation to the monitoring of foetal heart rates. You can read the full article using the link below. 

     

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  2. Daily Mail: Family win seven-figure payout

    8 May 2016 

    Olivia Scates, a JMW partner specialising in cerebral palsy cases and her client Alfie Johnson featured on the Daily Mail website in May 2016 after Olivia secured a seven-figure compensation settlement to cover the cost of his care. Alfie was left with severe cerebral palsy after appalling errors were made during his birth. 

    Read about Alfie's case and what we have done to help him on the Daily Mail website (external link). 

  3. Eddie Jones on BBC Radio

    28th January 2016

    Head of clinincal negligence, Eddie Jones featured on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester with his client. Eddie and the afther of Vasili Kalispearas, Michael, featured to discuss the rate of cases currently being progressed by the NHS and the need for better care. Listen again here and scroll to 01.38.00 on the timer (available until 28th Feb 16). You can also read more from the BBC below. 

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  4. Eddie Jones and mother of Dilraj Singh feature on North West Tonight

    23rd November 2015

    Both Eddie Jones and Urrvashi Kothari-Tailor, mother of Dilraj Singh were interviewed on North West Tonight. The story is to bring light to the changes needed in kernicterus prevention and detection. The below tweet shows a short synopsis of the case featured on the programme. 

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  5. Boy suffers brain damage due to jaundice

    21 September 2015

    JMW client Dilraj Singh suffered from jaundice as a result of kernicterus and was subsequently brain injured. This cutting from the Asian Voice tells his story.

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  6. Littlehampton Gazette: Worthing Hospital probe into Littlehampton man's treatment

    17/07/2012

    Katie Nolan, a specialist clinical negligence solicitor at JMW, is representing cancer patient Paul Sloan in his fight for justice. 

    Read the full story on the Littlehampton Gazette website (external link). 

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  7. The Croydon Guardian

    13/06/2012

    Sally Leonards, a partner in the JMW clinical negligence department, represented Brian Dowsett in a legal battle against an out of hours GP. The GP admitted that his mistakes cost Brian his leg. 

    Read the full story on the Croydon Guardian website here(external link). 

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  8. Dr Yadav admits negligence in Brian Dowsett case

    06/06/2012

    The Guardian covered our case of Brian Dowsett, a retired accountant who lost a leg after an out of hours GP sent him home when he had a dangerous blood clot.  

    Read the full story on Guardian online here (external link).

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  9. Daily Mail: Baby boy brain damaged by jaundice failures

    Daily Mail: Baby boy brain damaged by jaundice failures

    Eddie Jones, head of medical negligence at JMW, spoke to the Daily Mail about the midwife failures that  caused baby Khan Gold's brain damage. Khan was born perfectly healthy but just days later suffered  devastating brain damage due to poor care for his newborn jaundice. Eddie Jones is handling Khan's medical  negligence claim and has secured an admission of negligence from the hospital trust. You can read the full  article on the Daily Mail website here

     

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  10. Northampton Chronicle and Echo

    The Northampton Chronicle and Echo covered Olivia Scates' case of Callum Sharp. Callum has Erb's Palsy due to mistaked made at his birth.  

    Read the full story on the Northampton Chronicle and Echo website (external link).

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  11. Five new tests for babies but jaundice is still a concern

    Five new tests for babies but jaundice is still a concern

    10/04/2012

    Urrvashi Singh is bringing a medical negligence case over the treatment of her son Dilraj, who developed jaundice soon after his birth, with the help of JMW's Eddie Jones. Urrvashi spoke to the Times about her experience.  

    Read the Times story by clicking here.

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  12. Sunday Express: Loss of mental health beds linked to 8 deaths

    Sunday Express: Loss of mental health beds linked to 8 deaths

    30th November 2014

    Beth Reay, a specialist medical negligence solicitor at JMW, spoke to the Sunday Express about the loss of mental health beds being linked to eight deaths. Beth represented the family of Stephanie Daniels at the  inquest into her death and in a medical negligence case against a  Manchester mental health unit. 

    Beth told the paper there had  been delays in securing Stephanie an inpatient bed and a ‘string of  failures’ that meant the system did not protect her, leading to her  suicide. 

    Read the full article by Danny Buckland on the Express website here.

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  13. The Guardian: Will plans to scrap legal aid for clinical errors put people off claiming damages?

    29/02/2012

    JMW medical negligence partner Sally Leonards and her client Sharon Redding spoke to the Guardian about the proposed cuts to legal aid.  Read the full story on Guardian online (external link)

     

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  14. Kernicterus brain disease boy Dilraj Singh wins payout

    Kernicterus brain disease boy Dilraj Singh wins payout

    23 November 2015

    Eddie Jones supported his client with Kernicterous as the NHS has agreed to provide care package for the continued support of Diljaj Singh. Eddie Jones, said, “The real pity of this case is that the brain damage sustained by Dilraj was entirely preventable if he had been given the right treatment at the right time.” The article has features in The Mirior (read more to view), BBC online and The Manchester Evening News. 

     

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  15. JMW's Eddie Jones speaks to Daily Mail about CES care

    22/04/14

    Eddie Jones, head of medical negligence at JMW, spoke to the Daily Mail for a feature on cauda equina syndrome care. The article told the story of Mr Jones' client Claire Thornber whose life was devastated by treatment errors. Claire has set up the Cauda Equina Syndrome Association to raise awareness of the red flag signs of cauda equina syndrome. Read the full article on the Daily Mail website here.

     

  16. JMW Secure Record Settlement

    27/01/2011 

    Eddie Jones, JMW's head of clinical negligence, acted for Theo Kramer, who was born in April 2002 at the Edgware Birth Centre in Burnt Oak, run by Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals Trust. A student nurse left in charge of the birth failed to spot Theo's heart rate had dropped, meaning he should have been delivered more quickly and, compounded by delays in transferring his mother to Barnet General Hospital, Theo was gravely ill when he was born because he had been deprived of oxygen..... 

    Read the full story in The Manchester Evening News.

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  17. Brain-damaged boy awarded £6.4million settlement

    24/01/2011 

    A little boy who suffered severe brain damage during his delivery at an NHS birth centre was today awarded £6.4 million in settlement of his medical negligence claim. At a hearing at the High Court in London, a judge approved the sum to be paid to eight-year-old Theo Kramer. Mr Justice Tugendhat expressed his "admiration and sympathy" to the boy's parents, Janet Evans and Earnie Kramer, of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, over the "catastrophe that Theo has suffered"..... 

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  18. Olivia Scates Acts for Mum Awarded £13m 20 years after NHS negligence

    Olivia Scates Acts for Mum Awarded £13m 20 years after NHS negligence

    14 April 2015 

     JMW Clinical Negligence partner, Olivia Scates acts for family in landmark case. 

     

  19. Daily Mail Baby boy brain damaged by jaundice failures

    2nd January 2015 

    Eddie Jones, head of medical negligence at JMW, spoke to the Daily Mail about the midwife failures that  caused baby Khan Gold's brain damage. Khan was born perfectly healthy but just just days later suffered  devastating brain damage due to poor care for his newborn jaundice. Eddie Jones is handling Khan's medical  negligence claim and has secured an admission of negligence from the hospital trust. You can read the full article on the Daily Mail website here(external link). 

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  20. The Yorkshire Post: Kidney transplant patients win NHS apology for cancer blunder

    The JMW medical negligence team is representing Rob Law, who received a cancerous kidney in a transplant. The NHS has admitted negligence and the Yorkshire Post covered the story. 

     

    Read the full story on the Yorkshire Post's website (external link). 

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