Compensation for traumatic birth
We have recently recovered £100,000 compensation for a mother who suffered psychological injury during a traumatic birth. We specialise in traumatic birth compensation claims and work on a no win, no fee basis. To find out where you stand call our free legal helpline on 0800 037 8020 or send us an email.
We recently recovered £100,000 compensation for a mother who suffered psychological injury as a result of the traumatic birth of her son, who also suffered a life-changing brain injury which is the subject of a separate legal claim we are dealing with.
We dealt with the mother’s traumatic birth compensation claim under one of our popular a no win, no fee agreements. No win, no fee allows patients who have been the victim of a medical error to claim compensation without worrying about legal costs.
This traumatic birth claim was one of the first to fall within the NHS Litigation Authority’s Early Notification Scheme. The Scheme was designed to ensure that investigations took place expeditiously and thoroughly to ensure that any failings identified could be acted upon. From 1 April 2017 Healthcare Trusts in England were required to report to the NHS Litigation Authority, within 30 days, all maternity incidents involving potentially severe brain injury; namely all babies born at term (≥37 completed weeks of gestation), following labour, that had a potentially severe brain injury diagnosed in the first seven days of life.
Failings by the maternity unit at the hospital led to a delay in delivering the our client’s son. The Trust accepted at an early stage that her son experienced avoidable hypoxia, and this caused him to suffer irreversible brain damage as a result of their negligence.
While the child’s claim is still ongoing, the mother has received traumatic birth compensation for the psychiatric harm she suffered as a result of the Trust’s negligence in handling her labour and her son’s birth.
If you are looking for experienced traumatic birth compensation solicitors who work on a no win, no fee basis then call our helpline on 0800 037 8020 for a free assessment of your case or send details to us by email.