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Inadequate Basildon University Hospital maternity unit

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Basildon University Hospital maternity has been rated ‘inadequate’ after failures involving six serious cases. The maternity unit has been ordered to make urgent improvements after further concerns were raised recently about the safety of the maternity unit and its patients.

The Basildon University Hospital maternity unit has faced a number of investigations for serious cases that have raised issues surrounding the hospital’s care of patients. The maternity unit first came under fire in 2019 after the deaths of a baby in September 2018 and Gabriela Pintilie, 36, in February 2019, reportedly put down to ‘medical ineptitude.’ Further investigation into to unit found 5 other cases that were also linked to failings of care.

Further to this, a woman whose son died shortly after he was born, after 22 weeks of pregnancy, has been critical of the care and support she received during her pregnancy. She told BBC News that ‘Nearly every day I was having doctors come in encouraging me that I needed to terminate the pregnancy, even though there was nothing wrong with him.’

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Concerns over anti-depressant prescriptions for children

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A shocking number of anti-depressant prescriptions for children has been revealed. It has been said that 1,572 infants were prescribed anti-depressants to stabilise their moods between 2015 and 2019, which is a cause for concern.

This is an astonishing statistic considering that the NHS guidance recommends not prescribing under-18’s anti-depressants. Whilst this kind of medication can be vital for those who need it, it is concerning to learn so much use of the drug is taking place for children.

Whilst medical advice must always take precedence, we must not end up in a situation where there is an over-reliance on such medication that could have an adverse effect on children. We have seen such instances where an over-reliance on prescriptions has caused widespread problems, and this is a situation that must be avoided at all costs.

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No Win, No Fee claims with The Injury Lawyers

No Win, No Fee

The Injury Lawyers are offering clients genuine No Win, No Fee representation if you are a victim of an accident or have suffered due to medical negligence and dental negligence.

We believe everyone is entitled to justice, which is why we offer No Win, No Fee claims representation. We would not want to work in any other way and we do carefully risk assess cases before we take them on.

But we cannot win them all – and this is why is it important to have options available for our clients to benefit from.

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Royal Derby Hospital Gynaecologist Malpractice Compensation

medical negligence

You could be eligible to claim clinical negligence compensation arising from the Royal Derby Hospital gynaecologist malpractice investigation.

At the Injury Lawyers, we may be able to represent you on a No Win, No Fee basis. The more women that come forward who have been affected by this, the better – as there can be strength in numbers. A large group of women who may have been subject to the gynaecologist’s alleged malpractice making compensation claims together can allow for a group or multi-party action to form, which can be beneficial for all. In any cases where someone has suffered, that is where they may be eligible to claim.

It is believed that the number of women who could be affected by issues could be around the 272 mark, which has come from the ongoing investigation data so far. If you have not been contacted by the Trust but have gone through a procedure that may form as part of this, and something has gone wrong, you could be eligible to claim.

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Surgical mesh compensation claims: act fast

Surgery compensation claims

We represent clients for surgical mesh compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis. If you have yet to start a claim, you should act fast to avoid missing out.

There are strict deadlines for starting a claim, and these can be easily missed in a case like this. As we offer No Win, No Fee legal representation, there really is no need to put off making a claim.

Here is how we may be able to help you today.

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Loss of limb compensation claims advice

loss of limb compensation

Loss of limb compensation claims are naturally serious, and anyone suffering this kind of injury must seek the advice of a specialist serious injury solicitor ASAP.

And this is where we come in. As a firm, when it comes to personal injury matters, we specifically focus on, and specialise in, serious and catastrophic injury claims. The proportion of the claims we take on for injury cases that are high value is intentionally large, and our injury team is set up to be able to represent our clients effectively.

This is why, for a case like this, it’s useful to know what we do and how our tailored service can be beneficial for you.

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Pelvic mesh inquiry shows patients have been failed

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Media coverage of the pelvic mesh inquiry results has led to a new wave of people contacting us for help and advice about No Win, No Fee compensation claims.

The brief of the findings is that there are patients who have been failed and badly let down, with their suffering and their pleas for help ignored. Victims of negligence should be entitled to compensation, and this is what we do as a way of getting some form of justice for victims of vaginal mesh issues.

Here’s our take on the inquiry and how we can help people today.

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Burn injury claims for compensation

burn injury claims

Burn injury claims can be some of the most serious types of cases that we take forward for victims on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Here’s a little advice about whether you could be eligible to launch a legal case. If you can claim, we can also give you some rough guidance in terms of how much the compensation case could be worth using official guidelines.

Our No Win, No Fee options mean that we can offer access to justice for all. What have you got to lose?

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Arm injury compensation claims

When it comes to arm injury compensation claims, there’s often a lot more to it than just the pay-out for the injury alone, which we will look at here in this blog.

There’s also the losses and expenses side of a case which can be substantial. If you can’t work for the rest of your life as a result of a serious arm injury, we need to take this into account. When it comes to talking about potential valuations, we can only really give rough advice for the injury side of the case alone. When it comes to the losses, that’s a very different thing to consider.

Here’s a little insight into how we can work out the valuation of an arm injury case and what you may be able to expect.

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How long does a claim take to settle?

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We have often been asked by clients this question. How long does a claim take to settle? We can give you some guidance, but the answer isn’t so easy.

Firstly, we won’t “fob you off”. We know that there are some lawyers out there and some claims management companies that will say all sorts of things to try and secure a case. It’s impossible to know for certain how long a case could take, as there are too many things to consider. That being said, we can give you some guidance that can allow you to have an expectation of how long it may take.

It all depends on the individual circumstances of your personal injury legal case.

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Inadequate Basildon University Hospital maternity unit

Inadequate Basildon University Hospital maternity unit

Basildon University Hospital maternity has been rated ‘inadequate’ after failures involving six serious cases. The maternity unit has been ordered to make urgent improvements after further concern...

Published on the 25/11/2020


Concerns over anti-depressant prescriptions for children

Concerns over anti-depressant prescriptions for children

A shocking number of anti-depressant prescriptions for children has been revealed. It has been said that 1,572 infants were prescribed anti-depressants to stabilise their moods between 2015 and 2019, ...

Published on the 10/11/2020


No Win, No Fee claims with The Injury Lawyers

No Win, No Fee claims with The Injury Lawyers

The Injury Lawyers are offering clients genuine No Win, No Fee representation if you are a victim of an accident or have suffered due to medical negligence and dental negligence. We believe everyon...

Published on the 28/10/2020


Royal Derby Hospital Gynaecologist Malpractice Compensation

Royal Derby Hospital Gynaecologist Malpractice Compensation

You could be eligible to claim clinical negligence compensation arising from the Royal Derby Hospital gynaecologist malpractice investigation. At the Injury Lawyers, we may be able to represent you...

Published on the 14/10/2020


Scarring injury compensation

Scarring injury compensation

Scarring injury compensation claims can be some of the most serious that we represent people for, and we offer ...

Published on the 30/09/2020


Serious injury from manual handling at work compensation advice

Serious injury from manual handling at work compensation advice

You could be eligible to claim personal injury compensation for a serious injury from manual handling, and we may be able to represent you for a case on a ...

Published on the 16/09/2020


Head injury compensation claims - The Injury Lawyers advice

Head injury compensation claims - The Injury Lawyers advice

We have a great deal of experience in representing personal injury clients for head injury compensation claims on a ...

Published on the 02/09/2020


Surgical mesh compensation claims: act fast

Surgical mesh compensation claims: act fast

We represent clients for surgical mesh compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis. If you have yet to start a claim, you should act fast to avoid missing out. There are strict deadlines for starting a ...

Published on the 19/08/2020


Loss of limb compensation claims advice

Loss of limb compensation claims advice

Loss of limb compensation claims are naturally serious, and anyone suffering this kind of injury must seek the advice of a specialist serious injury solicitor ASAP. And this is where we come in. As...

Published on the 05/08/2020


Medical negligence compensation claim advice

Medical negligence compensation claim advice

If you need to make a medical negligence compensation claim, we may be able to offer you specialist representation on a No Win, No Fee basis. In this article, we can briefly outline when you could ...

Published on the 22/07/2020


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