Maternity Negligence – Brain Injury

Hospital payout to help with lifetime care for child who suffered cerebral palsy   The family of an eight year old boy left severely disabled after mistakes by midwives during birth has been awarded a seven figure payout.   The sum will ensure the child is able to receive the specialist round-the-clock care he needs…

Child injury Claims – Child slipped on wet foor in toilets

A schoolboy aged 8 suffered a leceration to the chin with consequential scarring after he slipped on a wet floor in a toilet and struck his face on a sink unit. First aid was applied at the scene however the child had to be taken to hospital where it was noted that he had a…

Child Whiplash Claim

Child Whiplash Claim Claimant, aged 16 years old, was involved in a Road Traffic Accident whereby his friend was driving. The Claimant’s friend was stationary at a set of red lights when another vehicle struck them from behind. As a result of the incident, the Claimant sustained Whiplash injuries to his neck and back. The…

Row over child head and brain injuries

Is Rugby tackling causing too many head injuries? A debate has broken out between health professionals in the UK and Rugbys governing body the RFU in relation to the dangers of tackling in schoolboy Rugby. Health professionals have written to the government asking for it to be banned due to the injuries which are being…

Child injured at school compensation

  Child Injured at School Compensation The Claimant, aged 7, suffered concussion together with bruising to the forehead following a box of files falling on top of him when trying to get a book out of the school’s filing cabinet. The Claimant’s Litigation Friend made a claim for compensation on his behalf and he was…