Brain & head injury

 

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...

Road traffic accident passenger gets £45,000 compensation

Boyes Turner specialist serious road traffic injury lawyers recently dealt with a claim by a young woman who was a passenger in a vehicle, driven by her boyfriend. Whilst returning from a night out he lost control of the car and veered off the road...

£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...

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...

Delayed diagnosis of meningitis brain damage claim settled

Our client The parents of Rupert*, a three year old approached our expert team to make a brain damage claim after a delayed diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis in their son resulted in him developing  permanent brain damage  and  cerebral...

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...

Judgment secured after failure to treat enteritis causes brain damage in baby

Our clients The parents of twins approached us after one of their premature twins, Elijah*, developed necrotising enteritis (tissue death in parts of the bowel) following his birth and negligent treatment of his condition resulted in Elijah developing...

Slip at supermarket accident compensation recovered

Boyes Turner specialist Personal Injury lawyers recently acted for a man who was injured after he slipped over in his local Tesco Supermarket, securing over £3,000 compensation. He was walking down an aisle containing fresh milk supplies...

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...

Serious brain injury to new mother caused by negligent hospital care

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence group has this week secured a favourable High Court judgment following a trial to determine whether failings in care caused a woman, Ms Cooper, serious brain injury. In July 2005 Ms Cooper went into hospital to give...

Compensation secured from CICA for 13 week old shaken baby

Billy*, born in 1994, suffered a significant brain injury and damaged vision when he was shaken by his father at the age of 13 weeks. An initial application was made to the  CICA  under the 1990 scheme (i.e. uncapped) in 1996 by Berkshire County...

Compensation for martial arts instructor after road traffic accident

Boyes Turner specialist Personal Injury lawyers recently won a compensation payout of over £75,000 for a martial arts instructor injured in a  road traffic accident . The victim was a passenger in a vehicle. The driver was travelling in...

Theme park ride brain injury claim success

A 16 year old boy was on the Human Dynamo ride at the Millennium Dome. This consisted of a bicycle attached to a spindle inside a large vertically mounted ring. The spindle rotated around a pin in the centre of the ring. On the other end of the spindle...

Engineer receives £188,000 following an accident at work

Boyes Turner personal injury team were instructed on behalf of the claimant, Mr J* in a claim for compensation for personal injuries sustained following an accident at work. Mr J was employed by the defendant as a telecoms engineer. He and a colleague...

£2 million for teenager after RTA causes severe head injury

The 16 year old claimant (“C”) ran across a road at night and into a collision with the defendant (“D”) taxi driver. C was thrown on to the opposite carriageway and collided with another vehicle travelling in the opposite direction. ...

Crash victim cyclist receives £145,000 compensation after RTA

Our Personal Injury lawyers recently secured a £145,000 settlement for a  cyclist who sustained serious injuries  including a head injury following a collision on a roundabout in Reading, Berkshire. The victim suffered a basal and...

University student with severe head injuries after road traffic accident

  A 22 year old university student was a front seat passenger in a car driven by his friend who lost control in icy conditions and  collided with a stationery car . He sustained a  skull fracture and haemorrhaging  (to the right basal...

53 year old man was assaulted and sustained a severe head injury

A 53 year old managing director was assaulted when he attempted to prevent a theft from a company car at his company’s factory. As a result of the attack  he sustained a  severe head injury  with a fracture to the front of his...

Woman suffered head injury - delay in diagnosis and treatment

Subdural haematoma went undetected Beryl, aged 75, suffered a  closed head injury  and fractured wrist when she fell down some stairs while on holiday. The local hospital recognised the wrist fracture and noted a bang to the head. She was given a...

Asthma attack led to cardiac arrest and severe brain injury

Boyes Turner's personal injury lawyers acted for a 14 year old boy whose untreated asthma attack led to cardiac arrest and  catastrophic brain injury  resulting in  spastic tetraplegia and cognitive impairment  with greatly reduced...

Tripping accident claim success - £8,000 compensation

Boyes Turner's personal injury lawyers achieved a settlement for a semi retired lady who had sustained a number of injuries following a  tripping accident  outside a Sainsbury’s store. The lady had been shopping at the...

Boy sustained severe brain injury after road traffic accident

A 13 year old boy was with three of his friends’ rollerblading. He crossed a dual carriageway, where the streetlights were only partially working on a path intended for pedestrians when he was hit by a car. Sustaining  a  very severe brain...

Claim settled for worker with head injury after being hit with pickaxe

Injury at work Mr C was working as a labourer alongside another labourer (the defendant) - who was working for another company under a contract with British Telecom for the repair and maintenance of the telecoms company’s network . Mr C’s job...

£28,500 in compensation for moped accident

Our client, Mr H, was riding his moped when he collided with a car performing a 3 point turn. He flew over his handle bars and landed on his head on the curb. He suffered a number of injuries including a brief loss of consciousness, a head injury that...

Assault leading to severe head injury - compensation awarded

A 53 year old managing director was  assaulted when he attempted to prevent a theft  from a company car at his company’s factory. As a result of the attack he sustained a  severe head injury  with a fracture to his the front...

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