The Facts about Benjamin’s Medical Negligence Case
Benjamin had a stoma fitted in 2017 due to perforated diverticulitis. In 2020, there were complications with his stoma, subsequentially requiring a loop ileostomy at [redacted]. Following this procedure, he was observed to have blistering skin in the groin and tenderness. A following CT scan showed signs of subcutaneous gas, being a sign of a leak leading to infection nectrotising facilitis.
Despite, these signs Benjamin did not undergo surgery at the appropriate time. This delay caused Benjamin to have grossly disfiguring scarring, restriction of movement and limited his enjoyment of life.*