PI (Personal Injury) Trust for Clinical Negligence and PI claims - written by Chen Attar, Paralegal Clinical Negligence
What is a PI Trust?
A PI Trust is a trust of any kind that holds assets derived from an award of damages or compensation.
It is created to allow the money held in the trust and income generated from the trust to be identified as compensation received as a result of personal injury / clinical negli...
Consent and Plastic Surgery - written by Freya Johnson, Trainee Solicitor, Clinical Negligence
Cosmetic surgery is a big business. It is a fast-growing, profit-making industry that actively promotes and sells surgery as a luxury service. The commercial nature of cosmetic surgery puts pressures on patients and providers that are unlike those within other fields of healthca...
Amputation Claims - written by Marina Nkondi, Clinical Negligence Paralegal
Whilst most cases surrounding amputations revolve around the fact that there was a failure by the medical staff in identifying and treating the symptoms which could lead to a limb being amputated, some cases revolve around how the amputation was carried out. The results of an amputation...
Awareness Month - March 2023. Written by Peter Bowen-Walker, Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - March 2023
It is estimated that only 3 in 10 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer will live beyond 10 years. This is a very sobering statistic given that it is also estimated that 90% of women are not fami...
'Sorry seems to be the hardest word' - written by Mark Cookson, Paralegal, Clinical Negligence
As the song goes ‘Sorry seems to be the hardest word’ and that is certainly the feelings of a number of clients who have suffered at times life-changing, catastrophic injuries and symptoms as a result of the negligence of others.
They want an apology for, or at the very least an acknowl...
Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy and Clinical Negligence Claims - written by Gurdeep Singh, Clin Neg Solicitor
For most families and parents the birth of a baby is a joyful and special occasion. Sadly, and unfortunately this cannot be said for all families and parents as complications during pregnancy, labour or shortly after birth can result in injury to the baby.
Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HI...