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Neonatal care failings led to brain injury.

CNCI act for a young boy whose neonatal care fell below standard, causing him to be left with a brain injury and life changing learning difficulties. After an uneventful pregnancy, the boy's mother gave birth by emergency caesarean section....

Hospital admits failings in child brain injury claim.

CNCI act for a young boy who was born with cerebral palsy following a catalogue of failures in his mother’s antenatal care in the days preceding his birth. As a result of previous health issues, plans were made for a growth scan in the third...

£1,800,000+ and periodical payments for child's hypoxic brain injury.

Richard Wood and Helen Caulfield have recently concluded a claim brought on behalf of a child against an NHS Trust arising from negligence relating to the circumstances of his birth. The Claimant suffered a hypoxic brain injury in the...

Claim for delayed treatment of breast abscess.

We were instructed by the Claimant to pursue a potential clinical negligence claim, due to her concerns with regards medical care she received in the first few weeks following the birth of her first child, in March 2015. The Claimant was discharged from...

Compensation award for abuse victim after 40 years.

A middle-aged man, whose life and relationships with women have been blighted after he was persistently sexually assaulted as a child by an older neighour, has been helped to win a compensation case 40 years later The man, who is now aged over 50 and...

Compensation for teenage abuse victim.

A teenager who suffered serious sexual abuse at the hands of a family friend, has recovered a significant award of compensation with the help of the CNCI team. The claimant, who was under ten years of age at the time the abuse first occurred,...

£100,000 award for injuries to mother in childbirth.

A young mother has received a substantial compensation award following the mismanagement of her labour. During the birth of her second child medical staff at York district hospital failed to notice that the claimant’s bladder was so enlarged that it...

Claim for traumatic birth.

Kim Daniells of the CNCI team is acting on behalf of a claimant who suffered injuries during the birth of her child.  The Claimant’s baby was delivered via emergency caesarean section following several failed attempts at delivery with forceps,...

CICA award for historic sexual abuse.

The CNCI team has helped a victim of historic sexual abuse to recover compensation through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).  The client sustained physical and psychological injuries over a sustained period at the hands of...

Compensation award for historic sexual abuse.

Kim Daniells of the CNCI team has recently recovered a significant award from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority on behalf of a man who suffered repeated incidents of sexual abuse as a child. The victim first reported the abuse to the police many...

Claim for leptospirosis contracted at work.

The Claimant was an HGV driver, responsible for collecting & disposing of waste water. In August 2015 the Claimant was tasked with transferring waste water from a brewery. Whilst completing this job, some of the waste water splashed into the...

Failure to diagnose perforated colonic diverticulitis.

  The Claimant came to us to investigate a potential clinical negligence claim following the death of her elderly mother in September 2014. The Claimant’s mother was admitted to hospital following a fall. She was complaining of significant...

Claim for failure to manage worsening COPD.

The Claimant brought a claim on behalf of the estate of her late husband, further to concerns with regards treatment he had received from his GP during the last few months of his life. The Claimant’s husband had a history of Chronic Obstructive...

Award for birth injury to mother.

The CNCI team have recovered compensation for a young mother after complications during the birth of her son led to a difficult forceps delivery.   The Claimant’s son was born at York Hospital after a lengthy labour.  During...

Compensation for harness injury.

John Coulson and the CNCI team assisted a client in settling a public liability claim. Whilst taking part on an adventure course, the client was fitted with a harness which was very tight and became painful. Despite informing the instructors of...

Settlement follows surgical error.

John Coulson a Partner within the CNCI team helped a Claimant negotiate a settlement following a claim for clinical negligence, despite the Defendant not accepting liability and initially rejecting all offers for settlement. The Claimant attended...

Substantial award for psychiatric injury in the workplace.

Kim Daniells of the CNCI team has successfully concluded a negotiated settlement to a claim on behalf of an individual who suffered severe psychiatric injury during the course of his employment.  The Claimant, who had many years’ unblemished...

Surgical problem leads to psychiatric injury.

The CNCI team are acting on behalf of a Claimant who was the victim of clinical negligence which occurred during the course of routine keyhole surgery to investigate a gynaecological issue.  During the course of the surgery, the Claimant sustained a...

Care home assault leads to PTSD.

The CNCI team are pursuing a claim on behalf of a victim who was assaulted during the course of her employment in a care home.  The claim, against the victim’s employer, includes compensation for the severe psychological injuries the victim has...

Compensation following fairground accident.

  A young mother who suffered injuries in a fairground accident has settled her claim for compensation against the owner and operator of the ride. Cars on the ride span out of control when it malfunctioned. Our client was flung from the...
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