Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust pay claimant damages for medical negligence
16 April 2009
During surgery however it was found that the lump was in fact an undescended testicle and that neither testicle had descended. His true condition should have been noted had any of the 3 examinations he had undergone been adequate. He had therefore undergone an unnecessary operation under general anaesthetic.
He sought damages against the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. There was no response to the claim and the Claimant prepared to issue proceedings. Shortly before issues, the Trust accepted an offer to resolve the claim by paying him damages of £3,500.