It may take some time for a significant birth injury to be discovered. In some cases, the resulting injuries may not be apparent, or fully understood, for some years. The ongoing health pandemic in 2021 means that families with children who have suffered a birth injury may not receive the
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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
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
‘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 recently secured nearly £5 million compensation for a client who suffered an avoidable below the knee amputation following a football injury. He was admitted
We were delighted to be ranked in the 2021 Legal 500 directory which reviews the client service delivered by law firms. Our team of birth
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.
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.