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JMW Solicitors regularly shares company news and the latest decisions on successful cases. Take a look at all our current and previous press releases below, or if you're looking for a certain news item, you can search by department.
Mother calls for hospitals to learn from the tragic and avoidable stillbirth of baby boy
October 26th, 2020
The mother of a baby boy who was stillborn after signs of pre-eclampsia were not acted upon at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has called for the NHS to learn lessons from the tragedy.
Baby died after appalling failures at one of Manchester’s biggest maternity hospitals
October 15th, 2020
A coroner has ruled that a baby boy's death at St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, was contributed to by neglect due to the appalling failures during his birth, including a severe midwife shortage. Kimberley Peet, a specialist clinical negligence solicitor at JMW, acts for Sparsh Deshmukh's parents.
Darlington mother left disabled by spinal condition speaks out to raise awareness ahead of national Cauda Equina Day
September 28th, 2020
JMW client Claire Rawlings had her life devastated by cauda equina syndrome and is sharing her story head of national Cauda Equina Day on Thursday to raise awareness of the spinal condition and its red flag signs. Claire is being helped to challenge failures in her care by Eddie Jones, a specialist cauda equina solicitor and head of clinical negligence at JMW.
Court refuses appeal between Rothschild and De Souza
September 18th, 2020
Decision has today been handed down by the Court of Appeal in the Appeal of “Rothschild and De Souza”, a case concerning the division of assets on divorce. The JMW family team has represented Ms De Souza in the long-running case.
Social Media Blamed As Defamation Cases Almost Treble In Three Years
August 27th, 2020
Social media disputes have contributed to a dramatic increase in the amount of defamation cases brought before the courts.
The parents of Eleanor Baines, a twin baby who tragically died after appalling failures at Wythenshawe Hospital, have bravely shared their story to try and improve patient safety for other families. The hospital trust has formally apologised to Nicky and Colin Baines after a case was brought on their behalf by Jodie Miller, a specialist clinical negligence solicitor at JMW.
A woman is set to sue one of England's largest local authorities after it wrote asking her to register her son for primary school three years after his death.