Significant maternity failings are being exposed in different parts of the country including East Kent, Shrewsbury and Telford and parts of South Wales. As the NHS enters 2021 still managing overwhelming numbers of Covid-19 patients, historic, and ongoing, maternity failings are being investigated. It was recently reported that dozens of
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‘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
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
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
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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.
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.
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
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