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Wrongful amputation

Freedom of information request details

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Service: Claims Management Injury: Amputation - Lower, Amputation - Upper

The following information was requested;

Please disclose the number of successful claims for wrongful amputation in the years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17;

For each year, please disclose the amounts paid in damages and the legal costs incurred;

For 2016/17, please disclose the part/s of the body which were wrongfully amputated and the amount of damages paid in each case;

If within the cost limits, please disclose the NHS trust involved in the 2016/17 cases;

Please define incidents covered by wrongful amputation claims.

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