Solicitor Julie Lewis address the media
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Kidney deaths families 'not believed,' solicitor claims

The families of two men who died after they were given transplanted kidneys infected with parasitic worms say they do not feel they have been believed by the coroner.

Robert "Jim" Stuart, 67, of Cardiff, and Darren Hughes, 42, of Bridgend, were given kidneys infected with meningitis-causing worms in 2013.

Both died following the operations at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales.

The inquest at Cardiff Coroner's Court heard conflicting evidence about whether the men were fully informed of the risks.

Solicitor Julie Lewis, representing both families, spoke after the hearing.

  • 04 Dec 2014
  • From the section Wales
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