Accident & Emergency Claims

These claims arise from improper care provided in an accident and emergency department. Sub-standard care in an accident and emergency department can cause catastrophic injuries and mistakes made can have a devastating effect on the patient and his/her family.

Just as there is a wide variety of injuries which are dealt with by an accident and emergency department, there is also a wide variety of claims which can arise.

Examples of these types of claims include where:

there has been a failure to refer patients for further investigation/follow up

there has been a failure to identify a fracture / cauda equine / spinal injury

there has been a misdiagnosis resulting in a failure to treat appropriately

a patient is discharged and then suffers a heart attack

Augustus Cullen Law have years of experience of successfully representing individuals/families as a result of negligence which occurred in an Accident and Emergency Department.


Recent Cases of Note:

  • Augustus Cullen Law LLP. secure substantial damages for Plaintiff who suffered delayed diagnosis of cancerous tumour in his knee
  • Augustus Cullen Law LLP. secure substantial six figure settlement for the family of man who died following admission to hospital with severe nose bleed
  • ACL settle case involving delay in diagnosis of a neck fracture
  • Recently Completed Medical Negligence Cases
  • Mother recovers substantial damages for nervous shock and costs of representation at inquest
  • Augustus Cullen Law LLP. settle medical negligence action for drug overdosage


*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.