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Coping with cerebral palsy during the 2021 lockdown

The ongoing health pandemic, and subsequent lockdown, is a challenging period for everyone. For families coping with cerebral palsy, the hardship of protecting their family while also managing continued therapies and complex care needs on their own brings its own set of added difficulties. We talked to one family about

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What is a wrongful birth, and can I claim compensation in 2021?

‘Wrongful birth’ is a legal term for compensation claims that result due to the birth of a child either in circumstances where a vasectomy or sterilisation has failed, or when medical professionals have neglected to detect a serious physical or cognitive disability which may have led to a termination had

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We talked to ITV News Wales after securing £17.9 million for a family affected by a serious birth injury

Diane Rostron talked to ITV News Wales after successfully securing £17.9 million for a South Wales family following a preventable birth injury at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. The family had complained direct to the hospital following the incident in 2012 but their complaint was not upheld. The hospital conducted its own Serious Case Review but concluded that no mistakes had taken place. We represented the family and legal action resulted in liability being admitted and much needed compensation to cover their child’s extensive care needs for life.

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