Press Releases Archives - Diane Rostron

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.

Seven year old child with cerebral palsy awarded £17.9 million

The High Court has approved a medical negligence claim today, Friday 15th November, for a seven- year-old child from South Wales who suffered a significant avoidable brain injury at birth which has led to cerebral palsy and other permanent disabilities. The incident took place in 2012 at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital run by the Cwm … Read more Seven year old child with cerebral palsy awarded £17.9 million

Blackpool birth injuries lawyer highly ranked in legal directory

Blackpool based birth injuries specialist Diane Rostron has been ranked in the 2020 Legal 500 directory which recognises the top lawyers in the UK. Ranked amongst large national medical negligence law firms with offices in the North West, Legal 500 describes Rostron as the ‘powerhouse behind a small team’ recognising her commitment and compassion towards … Read more Blackpool birth injuries lawyer highly ranked in legal directory

Maternity units run by Cwm Taf University Morgannwg Health Board placed into special measures

Leading birth injuries solicitor Diane Rostron comments on the announcement made today (30th April 2019) that the maternity services managed by the Cwm Taf University Morgannwg Health Board have been placed under special measures: “The findings of the independent investigation vindicate the serious concerns that I, and the families that I represent, have had for … Read more Maternity units run by Cwm Taf University Morgannwg Health Board placed into special measures

Liverpool inquest starts following the alleged preventable death of 15-month-old girl

An inquest into the alleged avoidable death of 15-month-old Evie Crandle has started in Liverpool. Evie had been taken to Whiston Hospital, in Merseyside, at 11.40am on 14th April 2018 with a high fever of 39.8C. She was refusing her breakfast and was vomiting. Her lips were alternating in colour between pink and blue and … Read more Liverpool inquest starts following the alleged preventable death of 15-month-old girl

Birth injuries lawyer calls for Cwm Taf maternity services investigations to be widened

Leading birth injuries solicitor Diane Rostron is calling for the Welsh Government and the Cwm Taf University Health Board’s investigations into maternity services delivered at hospitals in Merthyr Tydfil and Llantrisant to be widened. The recently announced reviews currently only cover baby deaths at the Prince Charles and Royal Glamorgan hospitals during the period 2016 … Read more Birth injuries lawyer calls for Cwm Taf maternity services investigations to be widened

£27m settlement for boy left brain damaged due to negligence at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

A substantial medical negligence sum has been secured this week by Blackpool solicitor Diane Rostron to cover the lifetime care needs of a client left brain damaged following his delayed birth at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. The figure, which includes a £5.7 million lump sum and significant annual payments for the rest of his life, will … Read more £27m settlement for boy left brain damaged due to negligence at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Coroner returns rare finding of neglect following death of Lytham man

Blackpool assistant coroner Claire Doherty yesterday delivered a verdict of death by natural causes due to neglect following the death of 45-year-old Paul Wilkinson at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in May 2017. The father of three was admitted as a priority patient into Blackpool Victoria Hospital on Friday 26 May complaining of severe abdominal pain and … Read more Coroner returns rare finding of neglect following death of Lytham man

Inquest starts following alleged preventable death of Lytham man

An inquest following the unexpected death of 45-year-old Paul Wilkinson will take place at the Blackpool & Fylde Coroner’s office starting on Monday 30 April at 10am. Admitted into Blackpool Victoria Hospital last year on Friday 26 May complaining of severe abdominal pain, the father of three died just six days later from multiple organ … Read more Inquest starts following alleged preventable death of Lytham man