More Lies, More Deaths, More Costs From Negligence Claims

Only earlier Accident Claims reported on the link between NHS compensation claims and the lack of funding in maternity wards. Hours later we’re reading about another five figure settlement following a tragedy at the hands of the NHS trust.

Paul and Melanie Diji’s son Daniel died in December 2007, 18 days after he was born premature at 27 weeks.

The oxygen pressure given to Daniel was too loo low and led to brain damage and ultimately his death.  Daniel’s parents were told he died of brain damage after being ‘severely premature’. Mr and Mrs Diji started a legal bid for compensation against Southend […] Read more

10 Year Old Wins £4.5m Medical Negligence Accident Claim

Yesterday the Daily Express reported on how it’s the lawyers who benefit from the NHS compensation fund and how too much has been put aside for litigation. Accident Claims explains further;

Today a 10 year old girl has won over £4m in compensation after suffering serious head injuries during her birth at Norfolk and Norwich NHS hospital.

The NHS denied any responsibility for her injuries but eventually agreed to pay over 70pc of the damages.  If the NHS would have agreed to pay compensation at the offset how much would this have saved the litigation fund?

Prior to her birth Emily Dye was […] Read more