In the News Archives - Diane Rostron

Addressing fear culture in maternity services critical to preventing birth injuries in 2021

The Morecambe Bay maternity scandal came to light in 2015. Sadly since then, three investigations have been launched into the care delivered in three NHS Trusts across England and Wales. The coronavirus pandemic placed the NHS in the spotlight with a greater appreciation felt for our free national health service however, fear has been identified … Read more Addressing fear culture in maternity services critical to preventing birth injuries in 2021

£multi-million settlement approved for South Wales child with extensive life limiting injuries

The High Court has approved an £8 million settlement for a seven-year-old child today, Monday 11th January, during a virtual hearing following a serious birth injury in 2013 at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant, South Wales. The hospital, run by the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, has admitted liability for failing to follow … Read more £multi-million settlement approved for South Wales child with extensive life limiting injuries

£Multi-million settlement approved for birth injury more than 30 years ago

The High Court has approved a £multi-million settlement following an alleged preventable birth injury which occurred more than three decades ago at The Cumberland Hospital in Cumbria. The virtual hearing heard how the claimant, now 32 years old, had been failed by the hospital before, during and just after birth in 1988 and as a … Read more £Multi-million settlement approved for birth injury more than 30 years ago

Preston family receive £5 million settlement following avoidable birth injury

Our client believed that their child’s significant birth injury, amongst other disabilities, was one of those things. A chance conversation a year after the birth of their child led to them questioning the quality of care provided. We were delighted to secure a £5 million settlement for the family providing peace of mind that their … Read more Preston family receive £5 million settlement following avoidable birth injury

£5 million settlement approved following an alleged brain injury hours after birth at the Royal Preston Hospital

The High Court has approved a medical negligence settlement of £5 million today, Monday 7th December, for a child who allegedly suffered a serious brain injury just hours after their birth at a hospital run by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2009. The virtual hearing heard how the child had been born … Read more £5 million settlement approved following an alleged brain injury hours after birth at the Royal Preston Hospital

Medical negligence leads to £multi-million settlement following a treatable leg fracture

We recently secured nearly £5 million compensation for a client who suffered an avoidable below the knee amputation following a football injury. He was admitted to hospital after fracturing his calf and shin after a bad tackle. Surgery took place with wire and a metal plate inserted to help repair the fracture. Over the following … Read more Medical negligence leads to £multi-million settlement following a treatable leg fracture

Birth injury solicitors recognised as leading expert

The catastrophic birth injury team of solicitors led by Diane Rostron has been ranked as a leading firm in the 2021 edition of Legal 500. The team has secured in excess of £40 million worth of compensation for families in south Wales, Lancashire and Cheshire in the past 12 months alone, and has been ranked … Read more Birth injury solicitors recognised as leading expert

Leading birth injuries solicitor grows Court of Protection team

Birth injuries solicitor and Court of Protection deputy Diane Rostron has appointed Alison Battersby as legal executive to assist the team’s clients following successful £multi-million settlements.