Knee Operation Infection Victim Wins Seven-Figure NHS Payout

Knee Operation Infection Victim Wins Seven-Figure NHS Payout Even routine operations can have devastating consequences if they go wrong, and it is only right that those who suffer should be properly compensated. In one case, a woman won seven-figure damages after she contracted an infection during common or garden knee surgery and was ultimately left largely dependent on a wheelchair. The operation was meant to ease pain in the woman’s joint but, due to the infection, she had to undergo a total knee replacement much earlier than would otherwise have been required. The infection persisted, however, and she has since endured more than 20 operations. Aged in her 50s, she…