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The complexities behind a wrongful birth claim
Jane Weakley discusses the emotional and ethical challenges of wrongful birth claims.
Fieldfisher responds to request for help from Croydon bus crash victim
Following a serious bus accident in West Croydon on Sunday 11th November, Mark Bowman has confirmed he has been contacted by a person injured in the incident.
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.
£37m settlement for boy who suffered catastrophic brain injury at Watford General
The press has widely reported Paul McNeil's claim on behalf of a six-year-old boy who contracted the herpes simplex virus at Watford General hospital in 2012, which led to a brain fever.
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.
Peter Fisher: eighth cyclist to die on London's roads in 2018
The Personal Injury team is horrified to read of another cycling death in London this week and our sincere condolences go to the family of Peter Fisher.
Helping UK victims of terrorism abroad
Prior to 2012, British citizens and their families affected by attacks overseas were not eligible for financial support from the British government via the CICA because they sustained their injuries outside the UK. Jill Greenfield pursued a seven-year campaign to have the law changed and for British victims of terrorism abroad to be treated the same as victims of attacks in the UK.
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.
Fieldfisher attends AvMA's 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference
AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) held its 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference on 29 and 30 June 2018.
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.
NICE Guideline changes to red flag symptoms for diagnosing cauda equina syndrome
NICE have included new, more explicit symptoms for practitioners to look out for, and aid delays in diagnosis
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.
Can you afford not to be insured?
Jennifer Buchanan explains why employers should encourage their staff to take out cycling insurance.
Personal Injury & Medical Negligence
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'