Case Studies

Medical Negligence
Birth Injury Claimsv

Seven “immediate and essential” actions have been identified for maternity services across England, after the independent inquiry into Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust found repeated failures that led to avoidable deaths of mothers and babies, in an interim report. The

When Michelle’s baby daughter, born prematurely, died less than 24 hours after she was born, she came to Inez Brown at Medical Accident Group to discover what had happened and why. She had gone into hospital two days beforehand suffering

Youngster suffers from brain damage and cerebral palsy Sam was born with a number of serious problems and needed heart surgery at the age of two. Although the surgery itself was successful, his temperature was allowed to rise to a

Mark was diagnosed shortly after he was born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a rare genetic condition, and treated for 10 years with steroids. But when he was 10 years old, it was discovered that he had never had the

The difficult birth of her son left Sarah with lasting internal scars, after an error during her episiotomy repair meant that part of her vagina was stitched as well. She came to Sophie Keatley at Medical Accident Group to help

Giving birth should be a time to celebrate, but for Karen, medical mistakes meant that her labour was traumatic and her pain after an emergency caesarean was not properly treated. She struggled to cope with the difficulties surrounding the birth

In 2014 Lisa Kirby suffered the heartbreak of losing her baby daughter, who was stillborn. Even though Lisa had been to the Royal Berkshire Hospital the previous week, to raise concerns about pain and discomfort she was suffering, no checks

delays in delivery which resulted in M suffering severe brain damage.

This is a complex birth injury claim where liability was hotly contested. There were delays in delivery which resulted in M suffering severe brain damage. He is in the most severe category for cerebral palsy and has a limited life

Edwin* was born with a number of serious problems and required cardiac surgery at the age of 2. There was inadequate monitoring of his temperature post-operatively, leading to brain damage and cerebral palsy. Despite a potential number of competing causes,

When Sarah experienced pain three days before her due date, she went into hospital. The situation quickly escalated into an emergency. A registrar managed to deliver the baby up to the shoulders but it took more than fifty more minutes

Irena was pregnant with her second child and, after a routine pregnancy, with little complication, went to hospital when her waters broke close to her due date. Unfortunately the lack of leverage on the medical equipment meant that her hip

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