Erbs palsy negligence news

 

60 seconds with a medical negligence lawyer

Over the following year we will be sharing a series of question and answer articles about our day-to-day lives in the medical negligence team. This week, it’s Rachel Makore's turn, a solicitor in the team. Rachel qualified in April 2016 and...

8 yr old awarded £525,000 compensation following erb's palsy injury sustained through birth negligence

On 11 March Helen*’s mother was admitted to the defendant hospital, to be induced.  Her progress was slow, and so  syntocinon  was given to speed up the labour.  By 4pm Helen’s mother was fully dilated and she started active...

England sees massive baby boom in 2012

It has been reported in the Telegraph recently that England faced the biggest baby boom in 40 years as 20,000 more children are expected to have been born this year than last year, which put significant strain of midwifery services as warned by The...

£170,000 awarded for Erb's Palsy claim

David was born after a complicated delivery. His shoulder became stuck against his mother’s pubic bone during the delivery (shoulder dystocia) and as a result, he was born with a  brachial plexus injury . David’s mother, Rita, alleged...

NHSLA to set aside over £200 million for injuries to newborn babies

Official figures have revealed that the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) will set aside over £200 million to address the claims that have been presented on behalf of babies who have sustained an injury as a result a failure of staff to recognise low...

Brachial plexus injury - £55,000 compensation claim

During labour (in hospital) the obstetric registrar monitoring the birth process noticed a clear loss of fetal movement of the unborn child. As the labour developed, an epidural was administered and a syntocinon infusion commenced. Later an examination...

Erb's palsy claim - £45,000 medical negligence compensation recovered

An eight-year-old girl has received £450k for injuries to her left brachial plexus sustained during her delivery in January 2001. She developed  erb’s palsy  and suffered a permanent loss of a significant range of movement in her...

Erb's palsy claim - £280,000 compensation for 10 yr old boy

A 10 year old boy has been awarded £280k in compensation for injuries to his left brachial plexus sustained during his delivery in May 1999. The boy developed  Erb’s palsy  and suffered permanent impairment of function in his...

Health Board apologises to family of Erbs Palsy boy

The parents of a Pembrokeshire boy, left with severe physical birth injuries as a result of errors made by health care professionals, have received a formal apology from Hywel Dda Health Board after a five-year battle for answers. Four and a half-year-old...

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