Christopher Kemp successfully represented Cardiff & Vale University NHS Trust in a 5 day hearing
The claim arose out of allegedly negligent vascular surgery in 2008 which the Claimant contended had resulted in the above knee amputation of the 64 year old Claimant’s right leg.
Specifically the Claimant criticised the surgeon’s use of a Dacron graft (as opposed to a vein graft) to bypass the diseased common femoral artery.
After hearing extensive evidence from expert vascular surgeons (Professor Peter Bell for the Claimant and Mr Jonothan Earnshaw for the Trust) the trial Judge (Treverton-Jones QC) dismissed the claim.
Barristers: Christopher Kemp