Pregnany & birth

This is an exciting time in your life, and we all want the birth of a baby to go as smoothly as possible. Sometimes birth injuries happen and they are sometimes caused by medical negligence.

There can be complications and the natural experience of childbirth can become scary, upsetting and exhausting, for both mum and baby.

Some of the most common injuries to babies include:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Erb’s Palsy
  • Wrongful birth
  • Sepsis
  • Nerve damage

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Birth injuries to mums

There are a variety of injuries that can happen before, during and after the birth of your child, not all of them are eligible for compensation.

Some of the most common injury types include:

  • Perineal trauma (excessive tearing)
  • C-section errors resulting in injuries to the bowel and bladder
  • Injuries caused by a forceps or vacuum delivery
  • Issues with infections and stiches
  • Missed diagnosis of placental abruption
  • Delays or misdiagnosis of pre-eclampsia

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We understand that you will have lots of questions about your claim, the claims process and medical negligence. Here we hope to answer some of those questions and help you understand the process.

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We offer a free initial consulatation with a specialist medical negligence solicitor. You are not obliged to take the advice the solicitor gives you, or to progress your claim any further if you do not wish.