Birth Injury Claims

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Leonie Millard | Partner

Clinical Negligence

Hello I'm Leonie Millard and part of the clinical negligence team here at Forbes Solicitors. Here, we recognise that:

  1. Each case is different and offers a strong team experienced in dealing with cases against GPs, hospitals, dentists and private and public medical providers.
  2. We're not new to this area of law and have gained success through knowledge and expertise, winning multi million pound cases for our clients and safeguarding their past and future needs and looking after some of them long term.
  3. Medical negligence can be a stressful and life changing event for some people. We will do our best to breakdown the issues and explain the process.
  4. There are a range of funding methods available, including a "No Win No Pay" option.

If you'd like to make a claim for compensation, please either contact us via the enquiry form on the website or telephone us today.

Forbes Solicitors understand that clinical negligence resulting in birth injuries to mother and baby can be devastating and in severe cases life threatening. This is why we take great care in providing compassionate and understanding support in addition to our expert legal advice and make sure you get the compensation you deserve, at all times.

Forbes Birth Injury Claims Experience

Forbes Solicitors are experienced in providing advice and representation on clinical negligence claims, including birth injury and pregnancy claims to mothers and families alike and can advise you on a no win, no fee basis.

Starting with a free consultation in a safe and understanding atmosphere, we work with you to ascertain as to whether in fact you have a claim, how likely your claim is to succeed, the possible compensation figures as well as your best course of action should you or your baby have been injured during pregnancy or childbirth.

Examples of Birth Injury claims

Birth Injury Claims regarding Mothers can include but are not exclusive to:

  • Perineal tears
  • Mistakes in suturing tears
  • Episiotomies
  • Botched Caesarean sections resulting in injuries to organs
  • Failure to recognise damage caused by Caesarean sections
  • Retained swabs
  • Issues with anaesthesia

Birth Injury Claims regarding Babies can include but are not exclusive to:

  • Brain injuries
  • Fractures to the skull, arms, legs, shoulders or collarbones
  • Cuts and scarring
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Injuries sustained from forceps

We understand that parents may be feeling like they have nowhere to turn if mother or baby has been injured due to clinical negligence, whether before or during childbirth, but Forbes are here to help. As injuries can be extensive resulting in the need for on-going care it’s important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible to ensure any medical bills accrued are covered and any care needed for children injured due to negligence is paid for.

Your best interests and that of your children are always at the heart of everything we do, this is why we strive to ensure you receive everything you are entitled to regarding your clinical negligence and birth injury claim, including any changes or adaptations to your home as well as the required rehabilitation equipment or sessions.

Forbes Birth Injury Claims Team

It's important you get the best legal advice from the best clinical negligence team to handle your birth injury claims. Forbes is that team.

The dedicated team of Clinical Negligence Solicitors and litigation Lawyers within Forbes draw upon a wide range of experience in all types of claims against health care authorities and professionals. This service extends to those at private clinics also.

Forbes are one of an elite few law firms in the North of England with a Legal Aid Agency Clinical Negligence Franchise.

For expert and compassionate advice on any clinical negligence claims including Birth Injury claims call on freephone 0800 037 4625, contact us by email or call in to any of our branches across the Northwest in Accrington, Blackburn, Chorley, Leeds, Manchester and Preston.

For more information please visit Clinical Negligence Claims

Clinical Negligence

22 Mar 2017

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