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The complexities behind a wrongful birth claim
Jane Weakley discusses the emotional and ethical challenges of wrongful birth claims.
Fieldfisher represents parents of Yousef Al-Kharboush who died in ITH Pharma contaminated baby feed case
The CPS has recently announced that it will charge ITH Pharma over contaminated baby feed that led to the deaths of three babies. Senior Associate Arti Shah is representing one of the families involved.
Fieldfisher – Manchester Clinical Negligence Team boosted by the recruitment of Lindsay Holt
Fieldfisher, which boasts a strong clinical negligence team in Manchester headed by Jenny Urwin, have boosted its practice with the recruitment of Lindsay Holt.
Sepsis deaths recorded in hospitals rose by more than a third in two years
In a heart-breaking reminder of the tragedy of sepsis, William Meade's mother Melissa commented in the press this month following a report that sepsis deaths have risen by more than a third in two years.
Caron Heyes reacts to worrying report of death of twins in hospitals
An extremely concerning report from the Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba), commissioned by the Department of Health, has revealed that key recommendations to ensure the safety of multiple births are not being followed by many hospitals.
Jane Weakley interviewed on the Victoria Derbyshire Show alongside her client Becky Tyler
Jane, her client Becky and Becky's mother Fiona were interviewed on the BBC programme Victoria Derbyshire.
Blood test to predict premature birth welcomed with caution
New research published highlights the use of blood tests to assess the due date of babies and also the genetic likelihood of a baby being born prematurely.
Jeremy Hunt admits 'deeply flawed' patient safety with NHS staff 'terrified' to admit mistakes
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt combined positive news that the Prime Minister has finally committed to increasing NHS funding with an admission that he has failed to improve patient safety.
Furness General Hospital baby deaths highlight need to overhaul the culture of dishonesty
A recent Professional Standards Authority report has just been published regarding avoidable deaths at Furness General Hospital.
Samantha Critchley recovers £19million for nine-year-old girl left with 'catastrophic' brain damage
Samantha Critchley comments in the Daily Mail regarding her case of a nine-year-old girl that suffered catastrophic brain damage after being born at Kings College Hospital.
Fieldfisher boosts its leading medical negligence team with partner Jenny Urwin joining in March
Leading medical negligence lawyers Fieldfisher has hired Jenny Urwin, Slater and Gordon Lawyers' Manchester head of clinical negligence.
Sepsis: lack of funding for vital health services must not deter parents from seeking help
Sepsis hit the headlines again last week following the tragic death of 18-year-old Melissa Whiteley.
A Face in the Crowd: Maxillofacial Trauma Conference
Fieldfisher is pleased to be running a conference in London on the 15th March 2018 to discuss different aspects of maxillofacial injuries.
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Mark Bowman is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher responds to request for help from Croydon bus crash victim'
Jill Greenfield, Keith Barrett and Dushal Mehta are mentioned in 'Fieldfisher works with press to highlight tragedy of Westminster attack'
Arti Shah is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher represents parents of Yousef Al-Kharboush who died in ITH Pharma contaminated baby feed case'
Helen Thompson, Christina Gardiner and Jamie Green are mentioned in 'Fieldfisher hosts 2018 AvMA Charity Quiz'
Paul McNeil, Nilam Patel and Anna Bond are mentioned in '£37m settlement for boy who suffered catastrophic brain injury at Watford General'
Jenny Urwin is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher – Manchester Clinical Negligence Team boosted by the recruitment of Lindsay Holt'
Keith Barrett is mentioned in 'Partner Keith Barrett awarded lifetime achievement award for outstanding service'
Jane Weakley is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher attends AvMA's 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference'
Peter Williams, Andrew Morgan, Shaheen Mosquera, Sarah Wolf and Rebecca Foster are mentioned in 'Fieldfisher out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day 2018'