Injury Prevention Week 2020

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Supporting the Injury Prevention Week (17th -21st August 2020) Morrish Solicitors are supporting the Annual Injury Prevention Week organised by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. The week is focusing on road safety for pedestrians, with a particular focus on children who are preparing to go back to school in August and September. The aim of the campaign is to … Read More

£8m Compensation for Brain Damaged Girl following 12 Year Battle for Justice

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Our medical negligence solicitor, Jane McBennett has successfully concluded a long running cerebral palsy claim for a 12 year old girl who was left severely disabled as the result of medical mistakes at Bradford Royal Infirmary. Under the terms of the settlement which was approved in the High Court, the Claimant will receive a lump sum of £2.2 million plus … Read More

Record rise in newborn babies with brain injury

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The number of babies left brain-damaged by NHS mistakes has increased by a record amount amid a campaign for ‘normal’ births. Official figures show the number of claims against maternity units for cases which ended in life-long disability has risen by almost a quarter in one year. Safety experts said a ‘cult-like fixation’ on ‘normal birth’, with doctors kept out … Read More

Justice for Hurler’s Syndrome sufferer

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What is Hurler’s Syndrome? Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (Hurler’s syndrome) is a rare congenital metabolic disorder in which a defective or missing enzyme causes complex sugar molecules to accumulate in harmful amounts in the body’s cells and tissues.  The disease causes permanent progressive damage to the skeleton connective tissue and organs.  Babies with this disease appear to be normal at birth … Read More

Ombudsman warns of inappropriate discharge from hospital

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The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has published a report showing how some vulnerable patients are inappropriately discharged from hospital. In a number of complaints investigated by the Ombudsman, frail elderly or disabled patients were put at risk as a result of not having anyone else at home or not having food or drink. The Ombudsman had seen a significant … Read More