Birth negligence claims – birth injury compensation case studies

Birth Brain Injury – Barratts Ensure Lifetime Financial Security for the Child

Birth brain injury is often caused by hypoxia and, in Max’s case, he suffered cerebral palsy as a result. Max’s parents felt that his brain injury was caused by medical negligence so they contacted us to enquire about their options. We helped them to ensure their child will be financially secure for life.

Compensation for Rosie after Medical Negligence at Birth

Rosie suffered from brain damage at birth. We proved that the medical team was negligent and we obtained a substantial settlement for Rosie. This has allowed her to live in an adapted property that is specific to her needs. It also funded additional private medical treatment.

Stillbirth Compensation after Medical Negligence during Labour

Elizabeth began a stillbirth compensation claim after her daughter was tragically stillborn. Elizabeth initially instructed another firm of solicitors but she felt they lacked empathy so she came to us. We promptly arranged much needed bereavement counselling to help her cope with the loss of her daughter.

GP’s Negligence During Pregnancy Leads to Premature Birth

James was born premature as a result of negligent treatment provided by his mother’s GP. James has significant cognitive and behavioural problems as a result. We successfully recovered £2 million by way of compensation for James.

Charlotte’s Hip Dysplasia Compensation Claim

There was a delay in diagnosing Charlotte with hip dysplasia when she was a baby. As a result, she suffered injury and required extensive surgery. Charlotte sought compensation and succeeded.

Stephen’s Successful Claim for Brain Injury at Birth

Stephen suffered a brain injury at birth and this has left him with 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.

Eleanor’s Claim for Negligent Medical Treatment during Childbirth

Eleanor suffered injuries as a result of negligent medical treatment during labour. She instructed Emma Zukowska to pursue a claim for compensation. The Defendant Trust carried out their own serious untoward incident investigation into the treatment they provided. The investigation showed that Eleanor’s care was not in accordance with their own guidelines. We recovered  compensation […]

The Importance of Clinical Negligence Specialists

Cerebral Palsy claims are always difficult to prove, with no guarantee of success at trial. So Charlotte’s family decided they could not risk losing everything when they received an offer. Our specialist Clinical Negligence solicitors gave them advice and her family agreed to settle the claim at 90% of the full value.

Court Approves Award for Cerebral Palsy in Excess of £10 Million

Gemma was diagnosed with cerebral palsy following negligent treatment during her delivery. The NHS Trust admitted liability before Court proceedings being issued.

NHS Trust Admit Negligence in Cerebral Palsy Case

Gemma was the second of twins born by caesarean section and she suffered severe brain damage. She did not receive enough oxygen during the delivery and this caused her cerebral palsy. Gemma cannot do anything for herself and has to rely on her family.

Barratts Settle Long Standing Cerebral Palsy Case

Alison Brooks and Emma Veasey of Barratts Solicitors recently settled a long standing cerebral palsy case. Our client, the Claimant, suffered hypoglycaemia during the neonatal period. This led to severe brain damage.