We provided Inquest representation for the family of a young man who tragically died during a period of home leave from a mental healthcare unit. We also successfully pursued a claim, on behalf of the family, for damages for negligence and breach of Article 2 Human Rights Act.
DAMAGES – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT
Successfully settled a Human Rights Act claim on behalf of the family of a Mental Health patient, resulting in a damages award of five figures, having previously represented the family at the Inquest.
FATALITY CAUSED BY GP NEGLIGENCE – £27,500
Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team settled a case on behalf of the Estate of the Deceased for £27,500 where the GP failed to advise the hospital of the deceased’s allergy to Penicillin. During a routine operation the deceased was given Penicillin and suffered anaphylactic shock and very tragically died. We also represented the family at the Inquest.
INFANT FATALITY – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT
Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team secured five figure damages for the parents of a baby who died shortly after birth due to the Defendant Hospital’s delay in expediting delivery. We also represented the family at the baby’s Inquest.