Petar has long experience in personal injury cases and clinical disputes. Most of his work is multi-track claimant work. He also undertakes employment work, which overlaps well in cases of injury arising out of work.
- Birmingham Medico Legal Society
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Petar has been dealing with claimant work in clinical disputes for over 10 years and is very experienced in many different aspects of clinical disputes, including the following:
- Optician – failure to diagnose glaucoma leading to blindness;
- Dentists – administering anaesthetic, fitting of onlays, TMJD consequent on negligent dental surgery
- Cardiology – failure to diagnose aortic dissection;
- Oncology – failure to diagnose cancer leading to death;
- Orthopaedics – failures to diagnose and treat fractures correctly;
- Obstetrics and neonatal – cerebral palsy, failure to repair episiotomy.
Petar has dealt with many serious cases including assisting clients in difficult cases involving serious adverse outcomes and death.
- P-S v NHS – failure to diagnose and treat aortic dissection promptly leading to fatality and claim by dependants;
- A v NHS – failure in the treatment of sub-glottic stenosis consequent upon intubation leading to fatality and claim by dependants, settlement approved by the court;
- K v NHS – failure to diagnose and treat toxic epidermal necrolysis leading to fatality;
- O v NHS – failure to diagnose and treat compartment syndrome in a young sportsman leading to lower limb amputation with claims for special accommodation and prosthetics, settled after JSM;
- W v NHS – unusual case of hysterectomy being performed without patient consent in a woman of child-bearing age;
- C v Malik – failure by GP to diagnose or refer patient suffering from cancer leading to fatality;
- D v NHS – failure to diagnose pelvic cancer in an elderly claimant;
- TD v A – decision to perform ERCP and failure to manage post-ERCP pancreatitis resulting in death, case settled on the eve of High Court trial;
- A v NHS – interesting FAA claim arising out of suicide in hospital.
- H v NHS - very high value claim of cerebral palsy requiring life long care