Obstetric negligence claims

 

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,...

£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...

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...

£200,000 compensation recovered following inappropriate repair of a perineal tear

The delivery of Melanie*’s first baby was an extremely distressing experience for her. There were a number of failures on the part of the hospital, including a failure to obtain Melanie’s consent to use forceps and a failure to heed her request...

£200,000 compensation for delay in diagnosis of third degree tear

Christine* approached Boyes Turner Solicitors in January 2011 regarding a claim for  delay in diagnosis of a third degree perineal tear .  The midwife attending the delivery diagnosed a second degree tear, and sutured the tear in the delivery...

£107,500 recovered for 35 year old Mary, following a misdiagnosed perineal tear

The delivery of Mary’s fourth baby was complicated by her suffering a perineal tear.  An obstetrician was called to undertake a repair of the tear. Unfortunately the  obstetrician failed to recognise the severity of the injury , and...

£25,000 compensation recovered after hospital negligence resulted in neonatal death

We recovered £25,000 compensation for a mother following the death of her son shortly after he was born.   Our client was 26 weeks pregnant when she experienced heavy bleeding and abdominal pain. She was reviewed on the labour ward and fetal...

£85,000 in compensation - swab left inside patient following caesarean

A 24 year old woman has received £85,000 in compensation after a swab was left inside her following a caesarean section in February 2008. The swab became adhered to her small bowel, which required a partial bowel resection and formation of a stoma...

£85,000 compensation - negligent hysterectomy recommendation

Boyes Turner’s specialist  medical negligence solicitors  have helped secure a settlement in the sum of £85,000 for a woman who was negligently recommended a hysterectomy operation to treat urinary symptoms. The claimant...

£50,000 compensation - negligent aftercare provided to new mother

Boyes Turner's  medical negligence solicitors  recovered £50,000 in compensation for a 33 year old woman in relation to the negligent suturing of a perineal tear sustained following delivery of her first child.  ...

£25,000 compensation - negligent care of caesarean

Boyes Turner's  medical negligence solicitors  recovered £25,000 in compensation for a 30 year old woman in just over 12 months. She had suffered psychiatric injury as a result of the negligent management of her caesarean...

Medical negligence claim for third degree perineal tear

A woman received £17,500 in compensation from the Royal Berkshire Hospital following a medical negligence claim for the injuries she sustained following the birth of her first child. The claim against the hospital was based on their...

£100,000+ compensation recovered following hospital failure to diagnose fetal abnormality

Boyes Turner recently acted for a woman whose child was born with a missing lower arm, from the elbow down.  She claimed that this abnormality should have been detected at a routine anomaly scan. If it had been, she would have...

£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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