Child brain injury claims

 

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...

£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...

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...

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...

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...

David's Case - Private Trust and Deputyship

David* is a delightful 5 year old child who suffered injuries at birth at a hospital in England. His injuries resulted in quadriplegic cerebral palsy. David has recently moved with his family to New York as his parents are US citizens.  Judgment has...

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...

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...

Stephen's Case - Deputyship and a Statutory Will

Stephen* is a young teenager who suffered physical abuse as a baby which left him brain damaged. His case was pursued through the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority (CICA) and an award of £3.1 million was made. CICA agreed, in conjunction...

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...

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...

£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. ...

Compensation recovered following delay in diagnosis of child's meningitis

John was born in March 1997. When he was 3½ years old, John suffered a pneumococcal meningitis infection. Unfortunately there was a delay in diagnosing this infection, and as a result, John suffered a severe brain injury. ...

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...

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...

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