DISPENSING ERROR BY PHARMACY – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT
We settled a claim against a pharmacy who dispensed the incorrect dosage of Parkinson’s medication to a patient with Parkinson’s Disease. The consequences of this were that he suffered a deterioration in his condition, due to many of the Parkinsonian symptoms appearing.
NEGLIGENTLY PRESCRIBING AZATHIOPRINEAND FAILING TO ADEQUATELY MONITOR – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT
We settled a claim where Azathioprine was provided by a private Dermatologist without checking the patient’s suitability and without adequate monitoring. This resulted in our client being admitted to Hospital in a critical condition and possibly facing a lifetime of solitary confinement. Luckily he achieved recovery and we secured a five figure damages settlement which were largely representative of his pain, suffering and loss of amenity during this time.
NEGLIGENT WITHDRAWAL OF WARFARIN THERAPY CAUSING FATALITY – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT
Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team secured a five figure settlement in a claim brought on behalf of the Estate of a woman who prematurely died as a consequence of her Warfarin therapy being negligently withdrawn. Although she was terminally ill, the negligence shortened her life by 9 months and prevented her from spending the remainder of her life at home receiving care surrounded by her family.