The dangers of cosmetic surgery…

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Many other women have suffered serious harm after seeking to enhance their appearance cosmetically. Businesswoman Penny Johnson is currently suing a cosmetic surgeon for £54m after her partial facelift in Leeds in 2003 allegedly left her with a facial twitch, pain around her right eye and grimacing. She claims her…

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More patients sue plastic surgeons over faulty cosmetic operations

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Half the claims for bad cosmetic surgery are successful compared with 30% for general medical compensation claims according to the Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/jan/08/patients-sue-plastic-surgeons-faulty Growing numbers of patients are suing plastic surgeons over mistakes during operations designed to improve their appearance, according to the Medical Defence Union, which represents over half of…

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Another Success for Abacus’ Personal Injury Clients

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Head of Personal Injury at Abacus Solicitors LLP, Robin Torr, has recently won a claim for a gentleman who stood in a grid in which a piece of plywood had been inserted following the theft of the grid cover. Liability was denied. The Council claimed that they had a reasonable…

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Further Controversy for Heart Unit…

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A fresh investigation has been launched into care at Leeds children's heart surgery unit after claims that mothers have been put under undue pressure to abort babies with 'untreatable' heart defects rather than refer them to a rival centre. The article in the Sunday Times goes on to say that…

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Police Force Compensation Culture

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More than 8,000 police officers have successfully claimed compensation worth nearly £70 million in the past four years, official figures have revealed. Data released from the Police Federation of England and Wales, the staff union that represents more than 120,000 rank and file officers, reveals for the first time the…

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"Carer" Jailed…

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A 'Carer' who dragged a woman with learning difficulties across the floor by her ankles has been jailed for six months. The 'care worker branded his 30 year old victim an 'oxygen thief' and pulled her towards her room for refusing to go to bed. He also kicked a space hopper at…

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"Carer" Jailed…

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A 'Carer' who dragged a woman with learning difficulties across the floor by her ankles has been jailed for six months. The 'care worker branded his 30 year old victim an 'oxygen thief' and pulled her towards her room for refusing to go to bed. He also kicked a space hopper at…

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