FALL IN A CARE HOME – FOUR FIGURES

Claim following a fall in a care home successfully settled with damages award of four figures.

POOR CARE IN CARE HOME CAUSED PRESSURE SORES – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

We settled a case for an elderly man who had entered a care home but in the months that followed received such poor care that he developed a number of serious pressure sores which eventually required hospital admission. Part of the claim was also against the visiting District Nurses who failed to identify and treat all of the sores.

WRONG DRUGS ADMINISTERED IN CARE HOME – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

We successfully settled a case on behalf of a lady who was given medication that was meant for someone else. As a consequence she developed low blood pressure which caused her to fall and sustain an injury.

NEGLECT – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team secured a five figure settlement in compensation for the family of an elderly who patient suffered neglect in Hospital.

NEGLIGENT CARE CAUSING PRESSURE SORES – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team settled a claim on behalf of an Estate for a significant five figure settlement relating to pressure sores sustained by an elderly patient during a hospital admission prior to her death.

FATALITY – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

We settled a fatal claim for a five figure settlement where there was a failure to provide one-to-one nursing supervision to an elderly lady who was assessed as being at a high risk of falls. As a consequence, she fell whilst unsupervised, suffered a subdural haematoma and died a week later.

NEGLIGENT CARE CAUSING PRESSURE SORES AND A FRACTURED HIP – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team settled a claim on behalf of an Estate for a significant five figure settlement relating to pressure sores sustained by an elderly patient during a Hospital admission prior to her death. She also fell whilst in Hospital due to a failure to risk assess her and sustained a fractured hip.

NEGLECT OF ELDERLY PATIENTS – FIVE FIGURE SETTLEMENT

Attwaters Jameson Hill’s Medical Negligence team settled two cases in which elderly clients suffered pressure sores, the settlements being five figure damages each, the settlements being at the very high end of such cases.

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