Finding of Neglect following London Hospital failure to provide prescribed anticoagulants.

15 May 2018 By Peter Mordecai
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Peter Mordecai is instructed to represent the family of the deceased, Philip Wood, in a Clinical Negligence matter against Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The claim involves a failure to provide heparin after a below the knee amputation despite this being the intention. As a result, Mr Wood suffered bilateral pulmonary emboli and […]

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Medical Negligence, News Releases,

Time’s Definitely Up

26 January 2018 By Jamie Hanley
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The Time’s Up campaign has been described as a “unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere”.  The catalyst for the campaign was the string of sexual abuse allegations by high-profile women actors against film producer Harvey Weinstein.  But, it is now a global movement whose fight to end sexual harassment is resonating loudly with women from every industry. The strength of […]

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Marcus Weatherby, Uncategorised,

Success in the Employment Appeal Tribunal for Chief Inspector Denby

24 October 2017 By Jamie Hanley
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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld Chief Inspector Denby’s claims that he was subjected to sex discrimination and victimisation by the Metropolitan Police Service (the Met). The case attracted media attention because of the seniority of the officers involved and because there are relatively few successful male claimants in a case of this type. […]

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Marcus Weatherby, Uncategorised,

Justice at last – Prospect union wins asbestos claim for engineer’s widow

3 August 2017 By Jamie Hanley
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Prospect has secured compensation for a retired member who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2016 and died in May 2017. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that takes many years to develop following the inhalation of asbestos fibres, but is usually rapidly fatal following disease onset. John Pedder, known as Sam to his friends, […]

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Accidents and Disease, Marcus Weatherby,

Throwing in the Towel

24 July 2017 By Jamie Hanley
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In April last year London Central Employment Tribunal unanimously decided that senior Met officers had directly discriminated against, and victimised one of their Chief Inspectors, Mr Denby on grounds of his sex. This week all concerned, including Pattinson & Brewer employment lawyer, Sarah Bains who successfully represented Mr Denby in round 1, go back to […]

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Employment, Marcus Weatherby,

Rapid resolution and redress compensation scheme for brain injured patients

24 November 2016 By Alicia Cannon
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The Government has recently proposed a new scheme to compensate children who have been injured by negligence at birth. The scheme would offer counselling, case management and legal advice. It is intended to lead to rapid resolution of cases, settle complaints more quickly and encourage staff to be open and learn from their mistakes. On […]

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Alicia Cannon, Medical Negligence,
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