Case Study – End of catheter removed years after being inserted – hospital sued

HHD solicitor: Fiona Sterritt, Partner, specialising in medical negligence claims

What happened: Our client successfully gained compensation after suing a hospital he attended years ago following a road traffic accident. At hospital a catheter was inserted but not removed correctly and the end part broke off. This end part was not removed until years later.specialising in medical negligence claims

How HHD solicitors helped: Our client gained compensation for injuries sustained as a result of this foreign matter remaining inside him for years.

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