Freedom of Information requests have recently confirmed that almost half of all maternity units in England were forced to turn away expectant mothers in 2017. Maternity units were closed 287 times usually due to lack of capacity and staffing issues. This...
Our medical negligence solicitors have extensive experience of handling birth injury compensation claims with particular expertise in cerebral palsy claims, in some cases our clients have very severe disabilities needing 24 hour care because of their birth injuries. Call us on 0203 817 9430 for free initial advice or complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you directly.
Our successful cases have recovered millions of pounds in compensation for our clients which has been used to cover care, accommodation, aids and equipment as well as provide financial compensation for the actual injury.
The birth of a child is an extremely important and unforgettable time for a family, particularly the parents of the baby. Unfortunately if things go wrong during pregnancy or labour, the effects can be catastrophic for mother and baby. If either are a victim of a birth injury as a result of medical negligence it may be possible to launch a birth injury claim with Stephensons.
Common problems relating to birth injuries include oxygen deprivation of the new-born, negligent reading of CTG scans, complications during a caesarean section, failed sterilisation and problems in the ante natal period such as bladder, bowel or ureter injury.