Stephen’s Successful Claim for Birth Injury
Stephen suffered a brain injury at birth leading to cerebral palsy. However other solicitors told his family that there were no grounds to pursue a claim. They came to us at Barratts Solicitors and we successfully pursued their claim. As a result Stephen was awarded £4.5 million in compensation.
Stephen and his family were awarded compensation of almost £4.5 million after he was severely brain damaged during childbirth. Stephen had a complicated birth at St George’s Hospital, London and other solicitors advised the family that they did not have any grounds to make a claim for compensation. We helped them to get Legal Aid so we could re-investigate Stephen’s case.
After we issued court proceedings the NHS Health Authority admitted liability. They negotiated with Stephen’s family and they reached a settlement before the Trial. Barratts helped them to argue successfully that there had been a delay in delivering Stephen following an abnormal trace of his heart. As a result he suffered severe lack of oxygen leading to brain damage and the development of cerebral palsy.
The High Court in London approved the final settlement. The Health Authority also provided an apology to Stephen and his family. Stephen’s parents described the service provided by us as ‘simply the best’.
If you think you should claim for compensation, talk to Alison Brooks. She is our specialist birth injury solicitor.
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