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Sports Injuries

If you are a professional athlete or an enthusiastic hobbyist and have suffered an injury whilst playing sport, caused as a result of someone else's negligence, we could help you claim compensation. We work with some of the country's top experts to secure our clients the best possible outcome. Read more
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Pacemaker and Defibrillator Recall Claims

Pacemaker and Defibrillator Recalls In April 2021, Medtronic PLC, a medical device manufacturer, issued an urgent safety alert for both their implantable pacemaker devices (Evera, Viva, Brava, Claria, Amplia, Compia and Visia) and their implantable defibrillators. This follows Abbott Laboratories recalling their pacemakers (Assurity and Endurity) just the month before in March 2021. And, before […]Read more
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Cerebral Palsy Claims

Cerebral palsy negligence claims Approximately one in 400 people in the UK live with cerebral palsy. This equates to about 1,800 new diagnoses every year. Cerebral palsy is a permanent, life-changing condition that occurs most commonly before, during or shortly after birth. The exact cause of cerebral palsy is not always clear. However, it might […]Read more
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Gynaecology Claims

Gynaecology Claims Solicitors Pryers solicitors have helped many women claim compensation for negligent gynaecological treatment. Gynaecologists are responsible for the treatment of the female reproductive system. This includes treatment of long-term chronic conditions, like endometriosis, and acute emergencies, such as ectopic pregnancies. According to NHS figures, claims relating to gynaecology made up 7% of the total […]Read more
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Court of Protection

It can put an enormous strain on your relationship if a loved one loses the mental capacity to make decisions about their health, welfare, property or money. Pryers can help them make the right decisions to secure a stable future by acting as a Court appointed Deputy.Read more
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Uninsured Driver Claims

Claim compensation from an uninsured driver Being injured in a road traffic accident is bad enough. Finding out that the driver who caused the accident was driving illegally, without insurance, only adds insult to injury. However, it need not leave you without the financial compensation the law would normally entitle you to – after all, it’s not […]Read more
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Hit and Run Claim

Hit and Run Injury Claims As if being injured in an accident isn’t bad enough, not being able to trace the person responsible, after a hit and run accident, can literally add insult to injury. However, it need not leave you without the compensation you would be entitled to, if you had been injured by […]Read more
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Never Events

What are Never Events? The NHS put procedures and processes in place to maintain certain levels of care, such as making sure that the surgeon operates on the correct part of the body or the correct medication is administered in the correct manner. Never Events are incidents that the NHS define and designate as procedures […]Read more
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Stroke Misdiagnosis

A stroke causes a restriction of blood and oxygen to the brain. The longer the blood supply and oxygen are cut off from the brain, the greater the risk a person has of sustaining a further serious injury which can seriously affect their recovery and overall health. There are two main kinds of Strokes that […]Read more
Pressure Sores

Pressure Sore Claims

Although anyone can get a pressure sore, some factors can make a person higher risk such as: Immobility/paraplegia Old age Being confined to a hospital bed or a wheelchair Obesity Smoking Urinary and bowel incontinence Malnutrition or dehydration Diabetes, kidney failure or heart failure If someone is receiving medical care and is considered a high […]Read more
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Breast Cancer Claims

When it comes to diagnosing and treating breast cancer, it is of the utmost importance that this is discovered and treated within the shortest time frame possible to ensure the best outcome. Over the years there have been great medical advancements in the diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer. However, the outcome is still very […]Read more
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Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? At about the level of the waist, the spinal cord ceases to be a single cord and splits into a number of smaller strands. It has the appearance of a horse’s tail, which is what the latin “cauda equina” means. The cauda equina passes through the vertebrae, the bones of […]Read more
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Erb’s Palsy Claims

Erb’s Palsy Solicitors At Pryers, we have a great deal of experience of medical negligence claims concerning Erb’s Palsy. If you or a loved one believes that they’ve been a victim of medical negligence in this area, you should contact Pryers and speak to one of our advisors who will be happy to discuss the case with […]Read more
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Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)

Periodontal Disease is a condition which affects the gums and it can progress to permanently destroy the bone that supports teeth. Teeth can then become loose and eventually they may have to be extracted. If you would like to know more, we have prepared a guide on what periodontal disease is and its causes. Delayed Diagnosis […]Read more
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Root Canal Treatment

Many thousands of root canal treatments are performed in the UK each year. Most of these are successful. However, dentists sometimes make mistakes when performing a root canal treatment. This can lead to a patient continuing to suffer with pain, the treatment may have to be repeated or the tooth may need extracting. Some common […]Read more
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Oral Cancer

In recent years the examinations and tests for diagnosing cancer have improved greatly. This is significant, as with cancer it is essential that an early diagnosis is provided. This is true for all cancers, including oral cancer. Unfortunately, dentists sometimes make mistakes and – fail to recognise that symptoms are those of oral cancer, incorrectly […]Read more

Tooth Extractions

With tooth extractions a dentist should properly assess the tooth to be removed, carefully plan the procedure and then exercise care when performing the extraction. A failure to do so may lead to a mistake and cause injury to the patient. For more information on wisdom teeth extractions, please click here. Some common mistakes, which are […]Read more
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Wisdom Teeth And Nerve Damage

Wisdom teeth extraction is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the UK. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes can occur with the extraction of wisdom teeth. Errors can be caused by a failure to properly assess a patient before the extraction or by a dentist attempting the procedure when a referral to a specialist […]Read more
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General Dental Neglect

General dental neglect can take many forms, here are just a few, if you think you have the grounds to make a claim get in touch for an informal chat. Failure to detect and treat decay Regular dental check-ups are recommended so that tooth decay can be detected at an early stage. Unfortunately, some dentists fail to […]Read more
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Dental Implants, Bridges And Crowns

Dental Implant Negligence Dental implants are a surgical procedure and should be carefully planned and only carried out by a dental professional who has the necessary skills and expertise to carry out a dental implant procedure. Some common mistakes, which are likely to provide grounds to make a claim, are: The dentist fails to properly […]Read more