The High Court in London has approved a £6.3 million settlement today, Monday 29th March, following an alleged preventable birth injury at the Blackpool Victoria Hospital more than 30 years ago. It was argued that the hospital failed to recognise that a caesarian section was the least risky option for
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When a serious birth injury has occurred leading to catastrophic lifelong injuries, such as brain damage resulting in cerebral palsy, there is no time limit to starting a claim for compensation if the child has lost mental capacity as a consequence. Historic birth injury claims Our team of complex birth
We talked to Wales This Week recently about the maternity services delivered at the Royal Glamorgan and Prince Charles hospitals, run by the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, which were placed into special measures in 2019. The programme included testimony from families affected by the death of their baby
Life for the parents of a child with cerebral palsy is changed forever and life for a child with cerebral palsy can often be very different from that of many of their peers. Although it can be upsetting to learn your child has cerebral palsy, there are many supportive organisations
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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
Failing to monitor both mother and baby carefully during labour and delays of just a few minutes in taking the appropriate medical action can mean the difference between a perfectly healthy baby, and one that is devastatingly injured. When a family suffers an avoidable birth injury before, during, or just after birth, the effects last a lifetime. Read our piece on the Shropshire Star.
When our specialist team is approached for support, our clients are broken following a devastating incident of medical negligence. Their pain is further compounded in the knowledge that what happened should and could have been avoided. Transparency from the medical professionals involved is vital to help affected families start to heal. Read more in our piece on Shropshirelive.com.