Every mother knows her own body and knows if something does not feel right during pregnancy and birth. Birth injury red flags may include not being listened to by medical staff when raising concerns, or not having these concerns taken seriously. Worrying signs of panic during the delivery of the
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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
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
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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