Most back injuries are appropriately managed conservatively with medication and physiotherapy and for the majority of patients this care plan is appropriate and works.
Unfortunately, this is not the case for everyone and medical mistakes resulting in spinal cord damage often lead to paralysis (full or partial) &/or loss of feeling/sensation.
Such conditions are life changing not only for the patient themselves but also their families and friends.
Cases surrounding spinal injuries are complex and lengthy. However, here at Oakwood Solicitors we have the expertise in this area to make bringing about a claim as easy and pain free as possible allowing our clients to concentrate on rehabilitation.
Our dedicated and expert team of medical negligence lawyers have a wealth of experience in all areas of medical negligence, including:
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The nerves at the base of the spine are known as the Cauda Equina and provide sensory and motor functions to the lower limbs, bladder, bowel, genitals and rectum. When the Cauda Equina becomes damaged as a result of a lower back condition, urgent surgery will be required to relieve the pressure before nerve damage…
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
Introduction – What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome? Guillain-Barré Syndrome – often referred to as GBS, is when the body’s own immune system attacks parts of the nervous system. At present there is no known cause for GBS however, two-thirds of patients have influenza, respiratory illness or gastroenteritis prior to GBS. This can be up to 6…
Orthopaeic Spinal Injury
Here at Oakwood Solicitors, we’re not your average law firm – our team delivers a service which caters to you. From assessing your case through to completion, our staff have not only the knowledge and expertise, but also the compassion and understanding to put you at ease throughout the process.