Personal Injury: Quantum Case. Clinical Negligence. Labour/delivery, Diagnosis, Injuries to internal organs with PSLA of £65,000: Duration one year and seven months. The claimant's episiotomy did not heal well after child birth, causing an infection. This caused her to pass faeces through the vagina. The claimant then underwent an operation where a recto-vaginal fistula and a de-functioning colostomy was performed. A few months later, a fistula was still present. After repeat surgeries, she made a claim as the defendant had failed to identify a primary laceration. PSLA was awarded of £65,000.