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Clinical Negligence case: Spinal surgery mistake

Jefferies Essex LLP acted for a client who underwent spinal surgery which resulted in injury.

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Claim for damages following negligently performed hip revision

Jefferies Essex LLP recently represented a Southend resident in a medical negligence case against a local trust.

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Damages for distress caused by incorrect medical records

There is a clear obligation upon Health Professionals to keep clear, correct and legible records which report relevant clinical findings, the decisions made, the information given to patients and then any investigation or treatment recommended.  It is, however, unfortunately the case that sometimes medical records do not reflect accurately the discussions that took place or are completely wrong.

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TVT - The 20-Minute Op That’s Ruining Lives…

Have you heard of Tension Free Vaginal Tape (TVT) Surgery? Do you know someone that's had this surgery for stress incontinence? Or are you now suffering because of the life-changing complications that can follow this "quick fix" op?

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Hospital waiting times give rise to negligence

It is concerning to see recent reports that Hospital waiting lists for non-emergency procedures could rise over the coming years from 3.5million to some 5million.  This would, in some cases, mean that many people would have to wait more than 18 weeks for operations

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