Menu & Search
           1904556600
Speak to our friendly team
Contact Us Now

Mr T, from London, underwent a total hip replacement on his right hip in March 2013 due to arthritis. He soon started to notice problems with walking, and pain. He was referred to physiotherapy and pain management but unfortunately, his problems continued. Eventually, in 2015, he was reviewed by a different orthopaedic surgeon, who determined that his legs were now of quite different lengths following the surgery, and this was causing him to limp, suffer pain and struggle with mobility.

Mr T subsequently had his hip revised in 2016 and has made some improvements, although he does still struggle with some mobility problems.

Mr T instructed Pryers solicitors to investigate a potential claim against the Hospital Trust regarding the initial hip replacement and whether this had been performed to an acceptable standard.

Leg length discrepancies are not uncommon following hip replacement surgery, and a certain degree of discrepancy is acceptable. Following investigations, Pryers put forward allegations to the Hospital Trust that the extent of Mr T’s leg length difference was such that it was not acceptable, and therefore the initial hip replacement surgery was negligent. This has then caused him to suffer from three years of pain and mobility problems, and to undergo an unnecessary surgical procedure to rectify this.

The Hospital Trust accepted that this treatment had been negligent. Mr T was assessed by one of Pryers Solicitors’ orthopaedic experts, and the symptoms he continued to suffer from appeared to be due to arthritis in the left hip, and an underlying back problem, and not due to the negligence. Following settlement negotiations, Mr T’s case settled for £28,500.

Settlement £28,500
Start Your Claim Today1904556600
Tell us about your case

Just send us a little bit about yourself and your claim and we will respond within 24 hours.

Get In Touch
Latest News

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust Face Criminal Inquiry into Maternity Services

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust are facing a criminal inquiry into the alleged deaths of 1,200 mothers and babies. This is the latest in […]

Read More

Berzosertib – A New Treatment That Stops Growth of Cancerous Tumours in Initial Tests

A new study has shown a drug called berzosertib stopped tumour growth in patients with very advanced tumours. The drug was even more effective […]

Read More

Government Face Fresh Legal Action in Relation to Personal Protective Equipment

A day barely seems to pass by when the Government doesn’t seem to be faced with fresh legal action. The latest sees The Good […]

Read More

Take a look back through our complete news archive

Follow us on Twitter

Here’s our HR Assistant, Scarlett Stobbs' photo of the river Ouse, on a beautiful day in York (definitely a nicer day than today).

It's her entry to our photography competition. You can vote for it to win on Facebook:
https://bit.ly/PryersPhotoComp

We've been running an internal photography competition.

It's been a great reminder of what a beautiful city and county we are based in.

You can help us decide on a winner, by voting for your favourite photos, by liking them on Facebook.

https://bit.ly/PryersPhotoComp

Load More...