Making a Claim for Cerebral Palsy Compensation
If you believe your child’s condition was caused by a medical mistake made during childbirth then you may want to seek legal advice from an experienced solicitor.
At Morrish Solicitors, we have a team of specialist medical negligence solicitors who are renowned for their successful history of recovering significant compensation on behalf of our clients. They are highly experienced in handling complex cerebral palsy and birth injury compensation claims.
Please note, there are no time constraints to bring forward a cerebral palsy claim.
What is Cerebral Palsy and What Causes It?
Cerebral palsy is the name for a group of lifelong conditions that impact an individual’s movement, co-ordination and posture. It is the most common motor disability of childhood and is caused by a problem with the brain which develops before, during or soon after birth.
Can Medical Negligence Cause Cerebral Palsy?
Yes, medical negligence can be the cause of cerebral palsy. Medical mistakes made before, during or soon after childbirth could cause cerebral palsy. Here are the main types of negligent treatment during childbirth, which could cause cerebral palsy:
- Delay in delivering child causing deprivation of oxygen
- Delay in diagnosing, treating or misdiagnosis of meningitis
- Failure to diagnose and treat jaundice
- Failure to monitor the baby’s heart rate
How are Cerebral Palsy Cases Funded?
Generally, we take on cerebral palsy cases through No Win No Fee agreement (also known as Confidential Fee agreement) this means if your claim is unsuccessful, then we will not charge any fee for our legal service.
Legal Aid funding is available on certain medical negligence claims to see if your claim is eligible for Legal Aid, please speak to one of our experts on 033 3344 9600.
Cerebral Palsy Negligence Claims Solicitors
Morrish Solicitors are a specialist Law Firm based in West Yorkshire, we provide legal advice and support to clients both regionally and nationally. Our friendly and professional medical negligence solicitors will handle your case sensitively and support you throughout the entire claim process. We have helped many clients claim compensation following cerebral palsy and birth injury claims.
Our Medical Negligence team include members of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel. This panel is made up of the country’s leading solicitors supporting victims of clinical negligence, handling some of the most demanding and high-value cases.
We offer a free 30-minute consultation, where we will discuss your case and assess if we think you have a claim. If you are entitled to bring forward a cerebral palsy claim, we will explain the different funding options available to you.
If you’ve got a potential cerebral palsy claim you’d like to discuss please contact us on 033 3344 9600 or simply email [email protected] with your request.
Examples of Successful Cerebral Palsy Negligence Claims
Below are some of the successful cerebral palsy claims we've settled: