Monthly Archives: January 2014

Clinical negligence – man dies after misdiagnosis of a bowel condition

Robert Norris, 57, was rushed to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, on 11 March 2011, complaining of severe stomach pains.  However, once at the hospital doctors repeatedly misdiagnosed Mr Norris with food poisoning despite mounting evidence that something more serious was wrong.  It was only after his condition deteriorated rapidly that Mr Norris was […]


Man Loses Leg in Accident at Work

Mr Steele, 20, was moving heavy equipment with a tractor whilst working for a groundworks company.  He had parked the tractor and applied the handbrake but there was no parking brake, it had been removed during maintenance 5 months previously.   The handbrake was insufficient to hold the tractor which rolled backwards crushing his leg. Despite […]