Birth injury claims

 

£1.4 million settlement for 20 year old with Erb's Palsy

Boyes Turner’s specialist birth injury lawyers have negotiated a £1.4 million settlement for a young woman who suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth. Our client’s case had previously been investigated by another firm of solicitors when...

Admission of liability for young girl with severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s birth injury specialists have obtained an admission of liability from an NHS hospital for a five year old girl who was deprived of oxygen (hypoxia) in the few minutes before her birth. As a result of the negligent delay in her delivery,...

Admission of liability for young boy with kernicterus related brain damage

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors  have secured an admission of liability for a young boy with  severe neurodevelopmental impairment . His brain damage was caused by  kernicterus , a condition related to jaundice, when his...

NHS hospital's admission of liability for a boy's brain damage following uterine rupture

Boyes Turner’s brain injury solicitors  have secured an NHS hospital’s admission of liability for a boy’s brain damage following uterine rupture during his mother’s labour. The ten year old boy has severe, spastic diplegia,...

Admission of liability for 8 year old with quadriplegic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialists have secured an admission of liability for an eight year old girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. The child, who was healthy at birth, suffered a brain injury when hospital staff failed to recognise and...

Liability settlement for teenager with dystonic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy solicitors have secured a liability settlement for a teenager with dystonic cerebral palsy arising from acute, profound asphyxia immediately before birth. Our client’s mother attended hospital towards...

Liability settlement for a young man with dyskinetic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialist solicitors  have negotiated a liability settlement for a young man who suffered moderately severe, dyskinetic cerebral palsy arising from the mismanagement of his birth.  The profound hypoxic...

Admission of liability for young man with acute brain injury

Boyes Turner’s specialist medical negligence lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a 20 year old man who suffered a brain injury at birth. The hospital which was responsible for his delivery and his mother’s medical treatment during...

Admission of liability for failure to recognise a pulmonary embolism

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors  have secured an admission of liability from an  NHS hospital  after they failed to recognise the signs of pulmonary embolism which resulted in the death of a 70 year old woman. The...

£375,000 compensation for delayed treatment for birth injury

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have secured £375,000 in compensation for a 32 year old woman who suffered a tear from her vagina through her anal sphincters at the time of delivery. The woman was left, after a number of years without...

£3 million compensation recovered after medical negligence causes baby's brain damage

Our client Dexter*, suffered an inflammation of the tissues surrounding his brain (the meninges) which caused permanent brain damage and  cerebral palsy  after his obstetric and neonatal team failed to respond to signs of...

Compensation secured following failure to diagnose jaundice

Our client Jacob* ‘s birth injury claim arose when he suffered serious physical injury and brain damage at birth caused by medical negligence. A failure to diagnose jaundice after he had left hospital resulted in hyperbilirubinemia (too much...

Brain damage claim resulting from failure to treat newborn jaundice

Our client Oscar* (3 years old) suffered brain damage as a baby and he now has  cerebral palsy  after he developed  jaundice  and elevated bilirubin levels following admission to hospital after his birth. The result Our expert...

Delay in treating jaundice resulting in baby developing kernicterus

Our client Thomas* was born prematurely at just 25 weeks. Thomas developed  jaundice  shortly after he was born and, due to this not being treated quickly enough, he suffered kernicterus (brain damage caused by excessive jaundice. The claims...

Claim settled after baby sustains brain damage through hypoglycaemia

Our clients We were instructed by the parents of Aaron*, who was born weighing 2.2kg, after hospital negligence following his birth led to him developing  hypoglycaemia  and permanent brain damage. The result Our team  of brain damage...

Jamie's Case - Deputyship

Jamie* is a young adult who has  spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy  as a result of medical negligence at the time of his birth. A case was brought against the health authority and a lump sum award of £1.2 million was obtained. Ruth...

Yvonne's Case - Deputyship

Yvonne* is a young adult who suffered severe brain damage at birth resulting in  dystonic tetraplegic cerebral palsy.  She lives with her mother, step-father and two younger brothers. Her mother is her primary carer and has been for all of her...

Anthony's Case - Deputyship

Anthony* is now in his twenties but at the age of 3 he developed an illness, which was not treated properly. His injuries resulted in profound and multiple learning difficulties, epilepsy, blindness and he requires 24 hour care. We acted on behalf of...

James' Case - Private Trust

James* is a 14 year old child from Northern Ireland and, due to injuries at birth, James now has moderate dyskinetic cerebral palsy and was awarded a settlement of £1.2 million.  Despite a physical disability, James has maintained his mental...

Psychological birth trauma claim settled for £30,000

We recently settled a medical negligence claim for £30,000 for Hannah* who developed psychological injuries as a result of the  traumatic birth of her daughter, Charlotte*.  We are also  making a claim  on behalf of Charlotte who...

Sean's Case - Deputyship

Sean* is a young adult who suffered clinical negligence at birth. His injuries resulted in mixed  dyskinetic cerebral palsy  with severe learning difficulties and epilepsy. A case was brought against the health authority and an award...

Jane's Case - Deputyship

Jane* is a nine year old child who suffered  clinical injuries at birth  leaving extensive physical and mental damage. Jane has severe  quadriplegic cerebral palsy  and needs assistance for all activities. She is also registered blind...

Amy's Case - Private Trust

Amy* is a seven year old child who suffered clinical negligence at birth leaving her with  athetoid cerebral palsy  with delayed motor development and hypertonia in all four limbs. However, despite physical impairments, Amy is likely to...

Nicola's Case - Deputyship

Nicola* is a young lady based in the north of England. Nicola was damaged at birth and suffers from  cerebral palsy  due to a delay in the treatment of meningitis. It wasn’t until she was much older that her mother sought our...

Admission of liability secured for young woman following the death of her baby

Specialist medical negligence solicitor Vanessa Wand has secured a settlement of £55,000 for Jenny*, following the stillbirth of her baby daughter at 39 weeks gestation at a well know London hospital.  As a result of her baby’s death...

Compensation obtained for complications during birth claim

We  obtained £55,000 in compensation for a woman following complications during the birth of her baby. During the birth the woman was injected with Syntometrine instead of Pethidine, which resulted in powerful and sustained uterine...

Failure to diagnose newborn's dislocated hip - claim settled for £25,000

We recovered £25,000 in compensation for a 5 year old girl after hospital staff, a paediatric physiotherapist and a GP failed to diagnose the dislocated hip she was born with.  After she was born, her mother reported that...

£200,000 compensation recovered for family of baby with Erb's palsy

Boyes Turner's expert solicitors recovered compensation for the parents of a baby who has  Erb's palsy  after suffering a severe right brachial plexus palsy and dislocation of his right shoulder at the time of his...

Obstetric negligence during birth leading to Erb's Palsy claim settled for £300,000

William has little or no use of his left arm as a result of becoming stuck in the birth canal during his delivery.  Instead of performing the appropriate  manoeuvres ,  the medical staff pulled harder and harder on his head until they had...

£150,000 compensation after maternal tear during child birth claim

Holly suffered a full thickness perineal tear during delivery of her first daughter. The tear involved both the internal and external anal sphincter. The seriousness of the injury was not identified and Holly was stitched as a normal episiotomy tear. Aged...

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