The unfortunate case of Hugh James’ client June Wyles has highlighted the increasing number of problems following keyhole surgery operations in the UK. Mrs Wyles, who had undergone a keyhole operation to remove her gallbladder, in order to relieve her from discomfort caused by gallstones, has had her story published in the Daily Mail.
June came to the Hugh James negligence team, headed up by Partner Stephen Webber, following her operation after it was discovered that the surgeon who operated on her caused a leak from her bile duct and there was a negligent delay in diagnosing the problem. Unfortunately, June has been left with the prospect of ongoing pain and discomfort. Five years on Mrs Wyles and the highly acclaimed negligent team at Hugh James have managed to successfully sue the hospital, The Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro for negligence.
Read the full article in the Daily Mail.