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Disabled Girl, 11, Wins NHS Compensation Package Worth £22 Million

Compensation awards to clinical negligence victims may seem generous, but long lives and the escalating costs of care mean that they are no larger than needed. That was certainly so in the case of a seriously disabled 11-year-old girl whose lawyers succeeded in negotiating a settlement of her claim worth over £20 million. The girl’s…

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Curtis Legal Bridges Charity Donation

Curtis Legal supports Bridges Centre Bridges Centre is vitally important for the residents of Monmouth: making a difference to the lives of vulnerable people; it hosts a wide range of support groups and services; it supports enterprise and job creation; it works across the county on a number of important projects; it serves as a…

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Pressure sore update

A report published recently by the European Commission on preventing pressure ulcers states that 4-17% of patients are exposed to some degree to the effects of pressure ulcers and 44-50% of these are preventable. There are two key factors that are currently being reviewed in relation to pressure ulcers. One of these is that currently…

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NHS Pays £9 Million for A&E Mistakes That Led to Double Amputation

Negligent mistakes are sometimes made in busy hospital accident and emergency departments and, where injuries result, doctors would agree that fair compensation should be paid. In a case on point, lawyers representing a girl who had both legs amputated after twice being sent home from A&E when suffering from a dangerous infection negotiated a multi-million-pound…

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