Christian Taylor

Call 2003

ctaylor@exchangechambers.co.uk

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Clinical Negligence

Christian has advised in over 100 clinical negligence claims including dental negligence, orthopaedic negligence, GP negligence, failure to diagnose DVT, Gynaecological and Obstetric negligence, surgical negligence.

Christian has advised in cases relating to fatal act negligence as well as issues relating to the adequacy of consent.

Clinical Negligence Cases

  • Acted on behalf of a woman who suffered a pulmonary embolism due to a Hospital’s failure to provide correct medication. The claim settled for £15,000.
  • Acting on behalf of a man who underwent amputation of one of his feet due to GP’s mismanagement of gout. Liability resolved at JSM. Quantum matters ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a woman whose GP failed to diagnose arterial thrombosis leading to the loss of her arm. Breach and Causation are disputed and the matter is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a woman who suffered very significant harm following false negative cervical screening test results. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a woman whose T11 fracture was not diagnosed by a Hospital and who developed an upper end wedge collapse leading to deformity of her spine and significant ongoing disability. Causation is denied. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a mother and daughter claiming against a hospital for carrying out an unnecessary forceps delivery resulting in damage to both of them. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a woman who was negligently informed that she was dying of cancer and who suffered very significant psychiatric harm as a consequence. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a family whose female relative died when a hospital failed to drain an abscess when they ought to have done. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a man whose thumb injury was mismanaged by a Hospital leading to fusion of the thumb joint and significant disability. Causation is denied. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acting on behalf of a man who lost the sight in one eye due to negligent cataract surgery. Liability is denied. The claim is ongoing.
  • Acted on behalf of a woman who suffered a pulmonary embolism due to a Hospital’s failure to provide correct medication.
  • Acted on behalf of a widow whose husband died due to a failure to be admitted to HDU. Causation was denied. The claim settled for £40,000.
  • Acted on behalf of a widower whose wife died following failure by a GP to diagnose a gallstone. Causation was disputed. The matter settled for around half the value of the pleaded claim.
  • Acted on behalf of a family whose son died as a consequence of a Hospital’s failure to identify and treat his low blood pressure. Causation was denied. The matter settled at issue of proceedings.
  • Acted on behalf of parents whose child was stillborn due to a failure by midwives to detect intrauterine growth retardation. Liability was denied. The matter was settled for a confidential sum at mediation.
  • Acted on behalf of a woman who sustained a Strasbourg E4 type biliary injury during laparoscopic surgery. The claim settled for £55,000.