Menu & Search

Darren from Bradford has a pre-existing diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. He began suffering from right shoulder pain in 2015. This was not improved by steroid injections and he was advised to proceed with an arthroscopy and decompression to the AC joint.

Following surgery, he continued to experience pain and plans were made to go ahead with an open resection of the AC joint a couple of months later. Following this operation, Darren struggled with a prolonged recovery and had restricted movement in his right shoulder.

Darren was concerned about the treatment he had received and instructed Pryers to investigate. Expert evidence was obtained which concluded that the AC joint had not been excised correctly during the initial operation and that during surgery, a large notch had been made into the lateral clavicle, only 5mm from the joint. These failures had been the cause of Darren’s significant ongoing pain and he consequently required further surgery and experienced a protracted recovery.

These allegations were put to the Hospital Trust, who accepted negligence in full. His case was settled for £12,000.

Settlement £12,000
Start Your Claim Today Call 01904 556600
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

Local Fire Crews Recruited to Help Deal With Growing NHS Demands

The Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust has agreed on plans to draft in fire crews to take patients home in a bid to prevent overcrowding […]

Read More

NHS Cancer Treatment Waiting Times Worst on Record

Over halfway through the year, new figures show that 133,843 cancer patients have not been treated within the relevant standards. NHS cancer treatment waiting […]

Read More

Diabetes Prescriptions Cost the NHS More than £1bn A Year

Diabetes prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to new figures from NHS Digital, up by almost […]

Read More

Take a look back through our complete news archive

Follow us on Twitter

We're hiring! Are you passionate about personal injury cases? We're looking for PI fast track fee earner to compliment our growing team. Want to be part of the Pryers family? Apply here https://t.co/54bIsuKeO6

Have you suffered an injury as the result of a defective implant? Here at Pryers Solicitors, we know that things don't always go as planned - and we want to help. Speak to one of our friendly advisors and learn more now
https://t.co/i93etgaoCp

Load More...