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Claimant: William Smith, 6Incident: Road traffic accident
Injuries: Claimant injured when his pick up truck was in collision with lorry; sustained severely wrenched neck and trapped nerve roots
Award: £49,200 (agreed damages)
Judge: Mr J Griffiths-Williams QC (sitting as deputy High Court judge)
Plaintiff's solicitor: AE Wyeth & Co
Plaintiff's counsel: Edward Southwell
Gourlay v Gloucestershire Health Authority - QBD 8 July 1996
Claimant: Stuart Gourlay, 3Incident: Medical negligence
Injuries: Claimant, a former Rugby Union scrum half, suffered broken right leg in two places during tackle; underwent treatment at Cheltenham General Hospital including seven operations but bones failed to unite; claimed failure to treat his injury properly forced him to abandon rugby career; he now suffers pain when walking
Ahmed v East Hertfordshire Health Authority - QBD 18 July
Claimant: Mrs Rafaquat Ahmed, 3Incident: Medical negligence
Injuries: Claim on behalf of plaintiff's estate by her family; plaintiff consulted doctors over breast lump; doctors recommended it should be removed but diagnosed it as unlikely to be malignant and so non urgent; on removal lump found to be inoperable cancer; plaintiff died from cancer which it was claimed could have been avoided had treatment taken place eight months earlier