Medical Negligence

Episode Five - Sepsis: Silent Killer

In this episode of The Case Files we hear from our client, Louise Harvey-Smith, who was told her toddler Reuben had tonsillitis when in fact he was fighting for his life against sepsis.

18 November 2019

With sepsis every hour counts – how could the doctors get it so wrong?

Kate is also joined by Dr Ron Daniels, from the UK Sepsis Trust and Global Sepsis Alliance as well as the family lawyer Matthew Smith from Slater and Gordon and Lisa O’Dwyer from Action Against Medical Accidents.


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The Case Files is a 15-part series presented by award-winning journalist Kate Gerbeau, exploring the stories of those who have gone through the civil justice system, and the legal teams who supported them through it.

From heart-breaking tales of medical negligence to maternity discrimination, you will hear first-hand from those affected - how they managed to navigate the legal system, finding the strength to fight their case and get justice.

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