Maternity Negligence – Boy suffers cerebral palsy

Massive payout for boy who was starved of Oxygen at birth A boy left severely disabled after being starved of oxygen during his birth due to negligence in the maternity unit has been awarded £6.5 million in compensation. The family spoke of their ‘huge relief’ after the decision at Birmingham High Court. The 13-year-old was…

Court Prefers Child’s Evidence – Near Drowning Claim

Children’s Word Was More Powerful Than Adults. In a very difficult and tragic near death drowning claim, the evidence of 10 year old children about what happened in the swimming pool was preferred over the Adults.  A brief outline of the case can be found at Woodland v Essex County Council and Maxwell; this link…

Claimant, ejected through rear window of car

CHILDREN INJURY CLAIMS Claimant,aged 16, sustained injuries in a Road Traffic Accident whereby she was a passenger and was ejected through the rear window of her sister’s car.The Claimant sustained severe head injuries and was taken to hospital whereby it is said she is still recovering. Liability was agreed and she received a final settlement…

6-year-old girl struck by a motorcycle causing serious head injuries and epilepsy.

Child injury claims 6-year-old girl struck by a motorcycle causing serious head injuries and epilepsy. The young girl was hit by a motorcycle causing severe penetration head injuries with a depressed skull fracture and developed epilepsy, experiencing eight fits a day which lasted for a year. After a year, he was still experiencing two or…

Accident at school caused brain injury

Child accident solicitors A litigation friend made a child  brain injury claim  after an accident in school. The child was taking part in a P.E lesson when a javelin pierced the child’s skull. The child was distracted by a teacher shouting and ran into the javelin which was thrown by another student. Child brain injury…