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Spinal Injury Claim Case Studies
The specialist medical malpractice solicitors at JMW have successfully managed numerous spinal injury claims. Read a range of our success stories below.
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.
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 secured £1.7 million in compensation to help Gary secure care and financial security.
Engineer Frank was left paralysed from the waist down after appalling errors meant a fracture to his spine went undiagnosed. Tragically, due to the paralysis, Frank developed a pressure sore which became so severe that it contributed to his death. However the specialist medical negligence team at JMW was able to continue the claim on behalf of Frank’s family to help them to cope with the financial fall-out of their loss.
Tricia was treated by an osteopath when she suffered from a congenital abnormality, this should have been identified by her osteopath prior to treatment., which should have been tailored accordingly.
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.
William had always been extremely keen on walking and mountaineering. He had suffered from problems with arthritis since his 50’s and had two cartilage operations to one of his knees. He continued his hill walking activities, but on a much reduced scale.
Following 2 years of pain in her legs and frequent falls Jackie was seen in the orthopaedic clinic at her local hospital. She was referred to a specialist neurology unit a month later. She was admitted for a EMG (electromyography) study of the legs which showed abnormal features suggestive of denervation atrophy.