StaRs: Time to prioritise, but not to panic
Matthew Drayton was left in severe pain and discomfort in his back after he sneezed. He went to his GP, followed by his local hospital who discharged him saying it was nerve damage. After a second opinion, he discovered he had Cauda Equina Syndrome and had emergency surgery to remove the compression to his spinal nerves narrowly avoiding paralysis to his lower body. Here is his story.
Richard is a Partner in the Medical Negligence and Personal Injury practice and has been recognised as a rising star within the field of clinical/ medical negligence every year since the inaugural publication of the Super Lawyers directory in 2013, and in 2017 was noted as 'talented' in Legal 500 UK.
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