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News 24 January 2020

Mrs Jay’s Story: over £300,000 compensation following the death of her husband

**We were approached by the widow of Mr Jay*, who was concerned about the treatment he...

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News 23 December 2019

Damages for fall from Hospital Bed

*Our Client, Dannie*, obtained £2,500 damages from The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust after it admitted...

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News 11 December 2019

Hayley’s story – £270,000 compensation for Incorrect Diagnosis in A&E

Our client, Hayley*, received £270,000 in compensation from Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust following their failure...

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News 14 October 2019

Archie’s story: £10,000 Compensation for Negligent Treatment of Finger Fracture

Our Client, Archie*, obtained £10,000 damages from Medway NHS Foundation Trust after it admitted that it...

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News 20 May 2019

Lewis and Katie’s story: £80,000 Compensation following Death in Gateshead's Queen Elizabeth Hospital due to Meningitis

Our Clients, Lewis and Katie*, obtained £80,000 damages from Gateshead Health NHS Trust following the tragic...

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News 14 February 2019

Patricia's Story: Compensation obtained after Stepping Hill Hospital Stepping Hill Hospital lose Breast Cancer Biopsy

*Our client Patricia* received £1,000 damages for the loss of a breast cancer biopsy by *Stockport...

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News 14 February 2019

Kay's Story: £13,000 compensation for unnecessary surgery at Basildon University Hospital

*Our client Kay* received £13,000 damages after having unnecessary surgery to treat an ovarian cyst at...

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News 14 February 2019

James' Story: £7,000 compensation for tooth extraction that caused him to develop a fistula

Our client James* received £7,000 damages following a dental extraction which caused him to suffer an...

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News 06 February 2019

Chloe’s Story: £66,000 Settlement for Failed Knee Replacement Surgery

*Our client Chloe* underwent a total knee replacement in September 2012.* She suffered symptoms thereafter but was...

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News 24 October 2018

Mathew’s Story: £75,000 Compensation for Fatal Failure to Treat Sepsis and Hypothermia

Mathew* contacted us concerning the death of his son following treatment at University Hospital of North...

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News 19 October 2018

Sophie’s story: £5.8m compensation approved by Court for girl made to suffer with Cerebral Palsy

*Our client Sophie* was awarded £5.8 million after substandard treatment provided by East Kent University NHS...

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News 19 October 2018

Tina's Story: £5,000 Compensation Obtained for Substandard Finger Surgery

*Our client Tina* received £5,000 damages after substandard surgery performed at George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust...

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News 19 October 2018

Christine's Story: £1,000 Compensation Obtained After She Suffered Epileptic Seizure Due to a Failure to Provide Her Medication

*Our client Christine* received £1,000 damages when Westmoreland General Hospital failed to give her epileptic medication...

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News 15 October 2018

Sian's Story: Damages from lower gum dental bridge work

*Our client Sian received £7,000 damages after lower gum dental bridge work was found to be...

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News 12 October 2018

Kelly’s Story: £3,000 Damages obtained after surgical team drop her from the operating table

*Our client Kelly *received £3000 in compensation from BMI The Chaucer Hospital when she was dropped, whilst...

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News 12 October 2018

Paul’s Story: £8,000 Compensation for delayed Hernia Treatment

*Our client received £8000 in compensation from the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust for...

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News 11 October 2018

Emily's Story: £20,000 damages for failure to monitor blood pressure during labour

*Our client Emily* obtained £20,000 in damages as a result of a failure to adequately monitor...

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News 30 August 2018

Karen's Story: Compensation received after a missed ectopic pregnancy

“Karen” came to us after a missed ectopic pregnancy resulted in emergency surgery. She was awarded...

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News 30 August 2018

Christine’s story: £11,500 awarded for birth injury claim against Sunderland Hospital.

Our client Christine* was awarded £11,500 after a tennis ball sized amount of placental material failed...

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News 23 August 2018

Donald’s Story: £1,500 damages after failure to identify fracture

*Our client Donald* obtained £1,500 in damages after having suffered as a result of the clinical...

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News 23 August 2018

Lana’s Story: £5,000 awarded after poor postoperative care led to blood clots

*Our client Lana* received £5,000 damages after it was admitted that she received substandard postoperative care...

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News 22 August 2018

Paul's Story: £24,000 awarded after poor dental work

Our client Paul received £24,000 damages after suffering poor dental treatment at Oasis Dental Care.   Paul had...

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News 14 August 2018

Steve’s Story: £300,000 awarded following missed diagnosis

*Our client Steve* obtained £300,000 in damages after a missed diagnosis left him with serious ongoing spinal...

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News 27 July 2018

Simon's Story: £2 million awarded for brain injury at Kent Canterbury Hospital

*In July 2018, the High Court approved a settlement whereby our client, Simon*, received £2m compensation.* In...

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News 27 July 2018

Leanne's Story: Fatal failure to follow sepsis protocol

Leanne* was a healthy lady who worked part time and looked after her family including her...

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News 25 June 2018

Mark’s Story: £1,000 awarded for burn during routine dental procedure

Our client Mark received £1,000 damages after suffering a burn to his lower lip during a...

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News 30 May 2018

Christopher's Story: £7,500 damages awarded for burns suffered during laser tattoo removal at SK!N

Our client Christopher received £7,500 damages after suffering burns to his arm during laser tattoo removal....

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News 08 May 2018

Melissa's Story: £5,000 damages awarded for burns suffered during a dental filling

Our client Melissa received £5,000 damages after suffering a burn to the side of her mouth...

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News 23 April 2018

Mr Jones' Story: £15,000 Damages for Patient Caused to Suffer out of Hospital Heart Attack

*Mr Jones' Story: £15,000 Damages for Patient Caused to Suffer out of Hospital Heart Attack* Our client...

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News 11 April 2018

Sian's Story: £7,000 claimed for damages caused by a faulty dental bridge fitting

Our client Sian* received £7,000 damages after her dentist incorrectly fitted a lower dental bridge and...

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News 10 April 2018

Mrs Brown’s story: £45,000 awarded for damage from negligent surgery

*Negligent care during a routine operation caused massive bleeding. As a result, instead of going home...

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News 12 February 2018

Jake's Story: £1.5.k awarded after a catheter tip was left in-situ

Jake was awarded £1.5k in damages after hospital staff negligently left the tip of a catheter...

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News 13 November 2017

Clare's Story: £10k compensation awarded for inadequate care of a child

“Clare”* was a minor receiving treatment from a Mental Health Trust (Child Services). She suffered from...

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News 07 November 2017

Jeremy's Story: £40,000 obtained following hospital’s failure to diagnose a scaphoid fracture

Jeremy received damages of £40,000 following the hospital’s failure to diagnose a scaphoid fracture following a...

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News 07 November 2017

Mrs White's Story: £40,000 compensation obtained due to hospital's failure to diagnose a gallstone

Mrs White received £40,000 in compensation in relation to the hospital’s failure to diagnose a gallstone...

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News 07 November 2017

Julia’s story: £5.8m awarded for a cerebral palsy claim against East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Julia was born in 2001. Shortly before the birth, the mother noted decreased movement of the...

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News 12 October 2017

Clara’s story: £200,000 damages obtained for wrist injury (nerve damage)

*Our client, Clara, received £200,000 damages, in an out of court settlement relating to a nerve...

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News 31 August 2017

Marc's story: £1,000 damages for lip laceration during dental work

Marc contacted Longden Walker and Renney after suffering the injury and a letter of claim was...

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News 29 August 2017

Jenny's Story: £3,500 in damages after leg injury

Our client Jenny received £3,500 damages after suffering a laceration to her right leg caused by...

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News 27 July 2017

Shirley's Story: £7,500 damages after dental fitting error

Our client Shirley received £7,500 damages after her dentist fitted ceramic dental crowns rather than precious...

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News 14 July 2017

Dawn's Story: Multiple Sclerosis medication stopped incorrectly

*Our client Dawn received £1,000 damages after her Multiple Sclerosis (MS) medication was incorrectly stopped for...

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News 07 June 2017

Tracey's Story: Dental error resulting in filling

Our client Tracey received £2,000 damages after it was identified a small piece of metal from...

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News 23 May 2017

Ann-Marie's Story: £2,400 in damages after suffering an infection as a result of poor root canal

Ann-Marie contacted Longden Walker and Renney after learning from a new dentist that a root canal...

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News 12 May 2017

Lucas’ Story: £1000 rewarded for misapplication of surgical glue

Our client Lucas, a child who was represented by his mother, received £1,000 damages after surgical...

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News 27 April 2017

Lisa's Story: £1,300 rewarded for incorrect medication prescription

Lisa received £1,300 in compensation when she was given an incorrect medication prescription by a Pharmacist. Lisa...

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News 19 April 2017

Denise's Story: £15,000 received in damages as a result of a failure to diagnose a strangulated hernia

On 9 November 2015, Denise visited her GP Practice as she was suffering from severe abdominal...

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News 03 March 2017

Liam’s Story: Compensation for injury caused by shoulder surgery

Our client Liam was rewarded £9,000 in damages after he had suffered from injury to his...

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News 09 February 2017

Hannah's Story: Compensation for nerve damage to arm

Our client Hannah received £10,000 in a clinical negligence[clinical-negligence/] claim after suffering nerve damage to her...

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News 05 January 2017

Justine's Story: £35,00 damages obtained for fall from operating table

*Our client Justine received £35,000 damages after she suffered a fall from an operating trolley at...

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News 19 December 2016

Melanie's Story: Prescribed dispensing error led to psychological trauma

*Our client Melanie received £1,200 in compensation when she was prescribed the incorrect antibiotics after a dispensing...

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News 19 December 2016

Andy's Story: Error regarding use of penicillin via IV drip

*Andy was awarded £2,500 in full after he was given penicillin via a drip, even though...

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News 03 November 2016

Paul's Story: Claim Against Lloyds Pharmacy for Incorrect Medication Dose

*“Paul won £7,660 in compensation after a pharmacy provided him with an incorrect dose of the...

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News 08 July 2016

Lucy's Story: Failure to Diganose Extravasation Injury

*“Lucy won £4,250 in compensation after doctors failed to recognise that she had suffered from an...

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News 05 July 2016

Mark's Story: Missed Testicular Torsion

*"Mark" won £15,000 in compensation after he lost his testicle as a result of the hospital's...

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News 24 May 2016

Esther's Story: Failure to Prevent and Treat Pressure Sores

*£5,000 damages were recovered after “Esther”, an elderly patient living in a care home, received substandard...

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News 23 May 2016

Peter's Story: Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis

*“Peter” contacted Longden Walker and Renney after he suffered as a result of failure to diagnose...

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News 23 May 2016

Andrew's Story: Compensation for negligent care received from South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

*“Andrew” suffered a fall causing a plate used to fix a fracture he sustained to bend....

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News 23 May 2016

Paul's Story: Claim Against NHS for Failure to Diagnose Scaphoid Inury on Patient

*After a missed Scaphoid Injury, “Paul” contacted Longden, Walker and Renney and was awarded £75,000 in...

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News 23 May 2016

Amanda's Story: Incomplete Delivery of Placenta

*“Amanda” came to Longden, Walker & Renney for help after suffering a post-partum haemorrhage due to placental tissue...

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News 17 March 2016

Ethel's Story: Damages Obtained Due to Trip Which Resulted in Her Passing Away

Ethel tripped in the street on the remnants of an old road sign that had been...

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News 17 March 2016

Mary's Story: Damages obtained for unnecessary pain & suffering caused by an epidural puncture

*Summary* LWR were successful in achieving a settlement of £1,000 for our client, "Mary". *Background* "Mary" sustained an epidural...

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News 05 February 2016

£35,000 awarded to client after failure to diagnose appendicitis

Clinical negligence experts have recovered £35,000 in compensation for a client who suffered long-term health complications,...

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News 04 February 2016

£40,000 recovered after King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust missed spinal fractures

Longden Walker & Renney has successfully won £40,000 in damages for a client whose broken back...

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News 14 January 2016

Damages recovered after hip replacement op went wrong

Longden Walker & Renney has won £14,000 in damages for a client whose hip replacement operation...

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News 14 December 2015

Claim Against GP Practice for Incorrect Prescription of Medication

Alison Ainsley acted on behalf of a client (C) in a case involving injury caused by...

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News 01 December 2015

Damages Obtained for Client After Unsatisfactory Breast Implant Replacement.

We were successful in achieving a settlement of £7,500 for our client after a breast implant...

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News 01 December 2015

Joan's Story: Loss of Eyesight After Failure to Adequately Monitor Glaucoma

We were successful in achieving a settlement of £50,000 for Joan* in a claim relating to...

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News 11 November 2015

Henry's Story: Complications after unnecessary knee surgery

Henry received £15,500 in compensation after unnecessary surgery was carried out on his knee, leading to...

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News 10 November 2015

Case of Unnecessary Surgery Against East Kent Hospitals University NHS FT and Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

This was a case initially thought to be against the Hospital Trust for failing to remove...

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News 10 November 2015

Fatal Accident Claim Against City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

The Claimant in this matter, underwent surgery for prostate cancer in June 2009. Unfortunately problems developed...

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News 10 November 2015

Failure to Appropriately Administer UVB Phototherapy with the Appropriate Standard of Care and Skill

Damages were obtained for a Client who had suffered as a result of a failure by...

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News 03 November 2015

Damages in Retained Placenta Birth Injury Case

Damages in the sum of £11,500 were obtained on behalf of a Client who suffered as...

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News 22 September 2015

Damages Obtained For a Client Who Suffered Damage to Ankle as a Result of a Negligent Procedure

LWR Senior Solicitor Alison Ainsley acted on behalf of the Claimant (C) who sustained injury to...

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News 22 September 2015

Damages Obtained For a Client Who Suffered Spinal Damage as a Result of Negligent Surgery

LWR Senior Solicitor, Alison Ainsley acted on behalf of the Claimant (C) who underwent 3 surgical...

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News 09 September 2015

Claim for Inadequate Mental Health Care Arising From The Suicide of C

In August 2013 C developed his first suicidal ideation and had actively investigated how best to...

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News 20 July 2015

Amy's Story: Delay in Cancer Treatment

Amy had been suffering symptoms including coughing and a sore throat during mid to late 2011. ...

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News 20 July 2015

A Claim Against St Georges Healthcare NHS Trust Failure to Diagnose a Scaphoid Injury

This case was settled in the sum of £75,000.00.  In November 2010 C attended the St...

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News 16 July 2015

Damages Obtained for a Client who Suffered a Ureteric Injury as a Result of Surgical Negligence

Director Neil Heavisides[/our-experts/neil-i-heavisides/] has acted on behalf of the Claimant in this case who on the 1st July,...

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News 16 July 2015

Damages Obtained for a Client who Suffered a Bile Leak and Chronic Pain Condition as a Result of Substandard Surgery

In complicated and highly contested litigation, a £130,000 compensation agreement was obtained for our client, who...

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News 29 April 2015

Settlement Reached in Case Against Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Neil Heavisides[/our-experts/neil-i-heavisides/] has settled an action for a client (C) who in 2009 underwent MRI scanning...

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News 12 February 2015

Damages obtained for Client who suffered Septal Perforation due to Substandard ENT Treatment

£2,500 damages were obtained on behalf of our client who suffered a nasal perforation due to...

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News 03 February 2015

Failure to Provide Adequate and Timely Treatment for Lacerations to Forehead at Cumberland Infirmary

£1,750.00 damages were recovered from North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust after our Client received substandard...

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News 03 December 2014

Inadequate Treatment Leads to Amputation

£3,900 damages recovered from the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust in a claim arising from...

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News 26 November 2014

Wrongful Diagnosis of Corneal Abrasion

MK was working in a bathroom when he was struck in his left eye by a...

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News 19 November 2014

Douglas's Story: Settlement of £7,000 Agreed Against Sunderland Royal Hospital

Douglas* was changing some glass in a door one evening when he sustained a laceration to...

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News 08 October 2014

Kelly's Story: Negligence Claim Against Southend University Hospital

£2,000 compensation was recovered in a claim against Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Damages were...

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News 19 June 2014

Inadequate Nursing Care & Colorectal Surgical Care

Damages were obtained by a Client acting on behalf of the estate of her deceased mother,...

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News 19 June 2014

Unnecessary Operation - Laparoscopic Ovarian Drilling

*£5,000 compensation was recovered in a claim against Serco Healthcare, who manage clinical matters at Braintree...

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News 03 June 2014

Failure to administer UVB phototherapy with the appropriate standard of care and skill

*£3,500 compensation was recovered in a claim against Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. *Damages were...

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News 09 May 2014

Missed Ectopic Pregnancy

Neil Heavisides, a Director, has recently pursued a case for a young lady following a missed...

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News 01 May 2014

Accident at Work Compensation Claim

John fell from scaffolding at work, sustaining significant leg injuries and developed post traumatic stress disorder...

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News 22 April 2014

Failure to Provide Steroid Treatment for Bells Palsy

£2,500 compensation was recovered against Barts Health NHS Trust. *Summary* In summary, damages were obtained for a client...

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News 16 April 2014

Football Tibia & Fibula Fracture £100,000 settlement

Neil Heavisides represented a Claimant, a young man, who sustained complicated fracture of his tibia and...

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News 15 April 2014

Missed Diagnosis of Appendicitis

*£33,000 compensation was recovered in a claim against Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.* Damages were obtained...

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News 27 March 2014

Katy's Story: £5,000 recovered against Mid Essex HospitaI for incomplete delivery of placenta

Damages were obtained for our Katy* who suffered as a result of incomplete delivery of placental...

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News 27 March 2014

Failure to Treat Pressure Wound Correctly

In June 2008, our client (C) was admitted to hospital where he remained until October 2008....

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News 27 March 2014

Compensation following Gynaecological Injury

Our client (A) was admitted to hospital in December 2008 to undergo a vaginal hysterectomy. A...

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News 06 March 2014

Missed Testicular Torsion

*Summary* Damages were obtained for a Client who lost his testicle as a result of a hospital’s...

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News 28 February 2014

Hospital Failure Leads To Orthopaedic Negligence Case

*City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust - £24,000 settlement* Our client (B) had a history of pain...

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News 28 February 2014

Medication Error Leads To Compensation Claim

*Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - £15,000 settlement* Our client (M) had a history of heart problems...

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News 28 February 2014

Breast Cancer Settlement

*Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust - £100,000 settlement* Our client (T) developed a lump in her breast...

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News 28 February 2014

Negligent Bowel Surgery

*East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - £450,000 settlement* Our client (K) developed a serious lower...

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News 28 February 2014

Negligent Treatment Following Knee Surgery

*Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - £150,000 settlement* Our Client (B) underwent an arthroscopic investigation in respect...

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News 28 February 2014

Negligent Treatment of Heart Condition

 *A–v- Cum Taf Local Health Board £425,000 settlement* Our client (A) in this case had a congenital...

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News 24 February 2014

Compensation for Burns Caused During MRI Scan

*£22,500 compensation recovered against Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust following injury during an MRI scan.* In 2009 the...

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News 24 February 2014

Failure to Treat Gum Disease

*£15,000 compensation recovered for the Claimant.* Our Client in this case suffered with periodontal disease (gum disease)...

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News 21 February 2014

Failed Hip Replacement Compensation

*£470,000 compensation recovered against The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital NHS Trust.* Our Client...

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News 21 February 2014

Failed Knee Replacement Compensation Claim

*£200,000 compensation recovered against University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.* Our client (C), a middle aged lady,...

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News 21 February 2014

Missed Slipped Epiphysis (HIP) Compensation Claim

*£180,000 compensation recovered against Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.* Our client (C) in this case was a...

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News 21 February 2014

Missed Scaphoid Fracture Compensation Claim

*£100,000 compensation recovered against The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.* Our client had been involved in a...

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News 21 February 2014

Benign Intracranial Hyperstension Claim

* *Our client (C) instructed Neil Heavisides to pursue a claim against the Hospital Trust after she was...

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News 21 February 2014

Detached Retina Compensation Claim

The Claimant in this case (G) was referred by his General Practitioner to an Opthalmologist at his...

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News 21 February 2014

Ben’s Story: £3.8m awarded after delayed caesarean section leads to cerebral palsy

*Following a delayed caesarean section, Ben was born with cerebral palsy and severe motor and cognitive...

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News 18 December 2013

Charlie's story: £7.2 million compensation recovered against Sunderland Hospitals

Our client Charlie* in this case, is a little boy who was born in 2008. In June...

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