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Martine Plummer initially made good progress following surgery to relieve brain pressure which was causing her severe headaches. The procedure was carried out in 2006 by the pioneering surgeon Henry Marsh, however poor after care led to emergency treatment for ‘septic shock’ within days.
Whilst Martine survived, she was unable to speak for six months and though now able to talk, can no longer walk unaided. She also suffers poor memory, hearing, vision and balance.
So, she brought a claim against the surgeon that her deterioration had been avoidable, if only he had listened properly to complaints she made about her worsening symptoms, in the days after the operation.
The case recently settled for an undisclosed amount. Importantly the surgeon also publicly apologised to Martine, through his barrister, for his substandard care which fell below what she had been entitled to expect.
Head Injury UK: Brain Injury Claim Experts
At Head Injury UK, we understand the importance of an apology to an injured person, alongside the need for rehabilitation and full compensation.
From 1 April government changes mean that hardly any clinical negligence claim will be eligible for Legal Aid. So if you or someone close to you has suffered a brain injury or serious injury, please contact Clare Langford now to see how we can help you.
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