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Negligent Stress Incontinence Treatment compensated with £24,000

Posted Nov 18 2009 10:00pm

A clinical negligence specialist lawyer has obtained a £24,000 compensation for one of its clients after proving a problematic treatment for stress incontinence left her client with physical and psychological problems.

Mrs B underwent Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) treatment and the negligence occurred during her aftercare and related to the use and monitoring of a catheter which caused her chronic pain and eventually chemical peritonitis.

This led Mrs B in need of a further operation and a prolonged recovery period as well as panic attacks, nightmares, reduced self-confidence as well as bladder problems.

After Mrs B’s problems were proved to be correlated to the negligent stress incontinence treatment, the court ordered that Mrs B to be compensated with the sum of £24,000.

People and entities’ names involved in this story have been omitted for privacy reasons.

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