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 were deeply saddened to represent another family who suffered a loss due to Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s failure to treat sepsis in line with national guidelines. The same coroner who found the hospital’s neglect contributed to this client’s death, made the same finding almost exactly one year ago for another of our clients.
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