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Family to seek clinical negligence damages?

Family to seek clinical negligence damages?

The family of a prominent Welsh politician who passed away last year may be able to seek clinical negligence compensation on his behalf, it has emerged.

According to the Daily Post, ex-North Wales assembly member Brynle Williams died from cancer at the age of 62 in March 2011 and it has now been announced that a full inquest will take place to determine whether medical errors played a part in his death.

John Gittins, acting coroner, said this process - which will take place in May or June - should properly establish the circumstances leading up to Mr Williams' passing and will include evidence from his widow Mary, as well as his GP and pathologist.

In addition, a testament will also be made at Wrexham Magistrates Court by a doctor from the Nightingale House Hospice, where Mr Williams spent his final days.

Mr Gittins commented: "It is what could be called a simple negligence case and will remain straightforward in terms of procedure."

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Posted by Francesca Witney