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Medical Negligence claims for delayed diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis

Emily Welstead

Posted by Emily Welstead | Associate
On 29th June 2020

Giant Cell Arteritis (‘GCA’), or Temporal Arteritis, as the condition is also known, is a serious inflammatory disease which affects the lining of arteries in the head (particularly those in the temples). It can however also affect the lining of the arteries in the neck and arms. The inflammation causes a narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels, interrupting blood flow. This condition requires urgent treatment because it can cause the sudden and painless loss of vision in either one or both eyes. The loss of vision is usually permanent. This condition can also cause an aortic aneurysm (weakness of the wall of the aorta) and in rare instances, a stroke.

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Bereavement Damages – The Price of a Life – Updated

Jason Tang

Posted by Jason Tang | Associate
On 18th May 2020

I previously wrote a blog on bereavement damages and what can be claimed following the death of a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence. I also outlined the limitations of making such a claim under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976.

However, since my original blogpost in 2017, one of these limitations has now been formally changed in law.

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