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This article was published on May 26th, 2016
A family have finally secured compensation for their sons care after it was agreed that the hospital was negligent during his birth and failed to monitor his heart rate properly which resulted in his brain being starved of oxygen. He was reported to have been only 30 seconds away from death but the midwives and specialist staff were able to resuscitate him but he has been left with severe cerebral palsy.
The case took 8 years to prove that the hospital trust was responsible for the baby being born with brain damage (HIE) hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. The child’s parents were devastated by the news that their son would be permanently brain damaged and sort legal action and they have now won their case and settled for a seven figure sum in the High Court.
Whilst this won’t take the pain and distress away from having a child brain damaged by hospital negligence, it will help provide the 24 hour care, domestic adjustments and physio support that he will need for the rest of his life.
His father said: ‘This money allows us to focus on …. and not worry about money – to try and make up for all of the things he’s missed.
Money is often no consolation for such a tragic incident but sadly medical negligence like this does sometimes happen and the compensation is invaluable when it comes to providing support to the injured party and their family. If you have been unfortunate enough to have experienced a traumatic experience in hospital then contact us now at Thorneycroft Solicitors today for a free no-obligation assessment of your case on 0800 1979 345 or complete our online enquiry form.
Our medical negligence solicitors are dedicated to maximising the compensation for medical negligence available on a no win – no fee basis.
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