Birth Injury Claims

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Birth Injury Claims

The arrival of a new child is a joyful and exciting time for most parents, but unfortunately sometimes things can and do go wrong.

If you or your child has suffered illness or injury through improper or insufficient medical treatment, the medico-legal experts at Fentons Solicitors could help you investigate the issues and, help with your birth injury claims and secure compensation. Our team of medical negligence specialists includes experienced lawyers and qualified midwives, who are able to understand what has happened to you and explain if and how you or your child’s injury might have been the result of negligent medical treatment.

For many years, our specialist team of medical negligence lawyers have has acted on behalf of victims affected by medical negligence during pregnancy or childbirth. Examples of some of the medical negligence compensation cases we have successfully pursued include:

  • Physical injury to mothers during pregnancy and childbirth
  • Missed diagnoses of related illness or condition, such as pre-eclampsia or haemorrhaging
  • Child brain injury
  • Physical injuries to children caused by medical equipment, such as forceps and ventouse
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Errors in ante-natal scanning and screening
  • Missed diagnoses of child illnesses (such as hypoglycaemia)
  • Infant deaths

If you have been affected by any of these issues, or any other injury or illness relating to negligent medical care during pregnancy or childbirth, the medical negligence lawyer’s experts at Fentons can help you.

Our team of birth injury claims specialists will conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances of your case, seeking to prove that the level of care and treatment you received fell below what was expected or acceptable.

Because there are strict limits for bringing medical negligence claims, we would always advise you to contact us as soon as possible and not to delay as this could prevent you from claiming.

Our friendly, sympathetic experts are on hand to listen to your story and offer you the best practical advice on what options are open to you, and whether you have a strong legal case. They will work with you to compile the necessary evidence to prove that there was a failure in the care that you or your child received, securing and maximising your compensation.

How can Fentons help?

If you think you have a case for compensation, or require further assistance with a birth injury claim or any other medical negligence claims, why not call our freephone helpline on 0800 019 1297, alternatively fill in the brief medical claim form.