Maternity Negligence – Failure to properly investigate

Hospitals are not properly investigating maternity negligence


According to The Times babies are suffering catastrophic injuries or fatality due to maternity negligence, this is because hospitals are only making “cursory” efforts to investigate failings. According to the article failure to learn from mistakes are being blamed for Britain’s persistently high stillbirth rate.

A report has been published which has said that it is “clear” hospitals need to improve investigations in to cases of maternity negligence.


Cases of maternity negligence are extremely complex and can sometimes take years to resolve. It is important that a specialist maternity negligence solicitor is instructed. Here at R James Hutcheon Solicitors we have over 20 years of litigation experience and we can help fight for the compensation you deserve during difficult times. Our compassionate team not only help with the legal side but also offer support to the families and try to simplify the process of taking legal action.

Contact the child injury solicitorsIf you believe you have suffered maternity negligence then please visit our dedicated maternity negligence website. Here you will find practical advice and details on how you can make an enquiry. You can insutrct us on a no win no fee basis, meaning we will investigate the claim fully with no financial burden.