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  1. 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). 

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

    Five new tests for babies but jaundice is still a concern


    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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  3. JMW Secure Record Settlement


    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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  4. Brain-damaged boy awarded £6.4million settlement


    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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  5. 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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  6. Fighter Tom features in Derby Telegraph


     Former JMW medical negligence client and kernicterus sufferer Tom Wilson recently featured in the Derby Telegraph talking about his hopes for Olympic glory. You can read about how Tom is defying his disabilities on the Derby Telegraph website here(external link). 

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  7. Transplant patients given kidneys from donor with cancer

    An investigation is under way into how two transplant patients were given kidneys from a donor with a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

    Read the Full Story at The Guardian


  8. Midwives missed chance to help my son


    Five-year-old Dilraj Singh suffered devastating brain damage called kernicterus when he was a newborn baby. His family believe this could have been prevented with better care and are being represented by Eddie Jones, head of medical negligence at JMW. The Manchester Evening News covered their fight for justice. Read the story on the Manchester Evening News website (external link). 

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  9. The Guardian: NHS hospital dishonest to parents of stillborn baby over failures in care


    Eddie Jones, head of medical negligence at JMW, was quoted by the Guardian after an ombudsman report found that the parents of a stillborn baby were misled by hospital managers. The article states that NHS managers were more concerned with protecting their reputation than learning lessons. Read the full story on the Guardian website here(external link).

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  10. '£18 million compensation for boy with brain injuries after Birmingham midwives failed to spot jaundice' Eddie Jones secures settlement for our client to ensure lifeloing care needs are met. Read more in the Birmingham Mail. 

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  11. Boy who suffered brain injury after Royal Berkshire Hospital failing to receive £9million payout

    Melissa Gardner is quoted in the Reading and Berkley news following the settlement of her case. X suffered negligence at birth which resulted in cerebral palsy, a care package totalling £9million was agreed to support X and his lifelong care needs. Read the full article below. 

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  12. Hospital trust apologises to family over son's death - three years after he was stillborn

    Sophie Fox and her clients Hayley and Adam Powsney feature in the Manchester Evening News following the stillbirth of their son Joshua and failings by the NHS. 

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