If you or your partner suffered poor care during pregnancy or labour, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Find out more about the different types of birth injury a mother may experience from birth injury experts, Blackwater Law.
If your baby suffered an injury due to negligence by a medical professional, you may be entitled to make a birth injury claim. Click for more information on the different types of claims and how specialist birth injury solicitors, Blackwater Law can help you and your family.
All medical negligence cases accepted by Blackwater Law are operated on a no-win, no-fee basis. We also provide free initial advice on whether you may be entitled to medical negligence compensation. All you need to do to find out whether you may be entitled to make a clinical negligence claim is give us a call on 0800 083 5500 and you will speak with a specialist medical negligence solicitor.
The lawyer you speak with from the very beginning will be an expert in medical negligence claims. They will ask you about the poor medical care you (or your loved one) have received and about how this has impacted the health and wellbeing of the victim. Since you will be speaking with a specialist medical negligence lawyer from the very first call, we will quickly be able to tell you whether you may be entitled to make a medical negligence claim.
Blackwater Law are medical negligence solicitors, representing clients across England and Wales in a range of medical negligence compensation claims, with our focus on assisting families who have experienced poor maternity care. Our experienced team of medical negligence solicitors understand the importance of your claim and takes the time to understand your situation and what you are going through, to help you get the answers and compensation you deserve.
Birth injury claims are highly complex, and where your child may need ongoing lifelong care, an experienced specialist in this area of law is advisable, to ensure the best possible outcome to give your child the best available care. Indeed, when making any type of birth injury claim, we would always advocate employing a specialist birth injury solicitor.
With a particular specialism in claims arising from pregnancy, birth and early years, the team at Blackwater Law, many of whom are parents themselves, understand the sensitivity of your case.
A birth injury claim may be made if either mother or baby suffered an injury as the result of poor care. Sometimes even the most common injuries can be the result of medical negligence or poor care, but only an expert in this area of law will be able to give you the correct advice and the best chance of making a successful claim.
Often the team at Blackwater Law represent families across the country, who have suffered life-changing injuries or illnesses. This can arise due to a failure to identify pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia or gestational diabetes, or a failure to provide additional testing, investigations or monitoring throughout the pregnancy or labour. This can also lead to midwife negligence claims.
Mothers and babies may also suffer traumatic birth injuries for example through the use of excessive force during a forceps/assisted delivery, or an inability to identify a post-partum haemorrhage. In other instances, babies may suffer life-changing injuries if they suffer from oxygen starvation during labour, leading to conditions such as cerebral palsy and Erb’s Palsy.
Birth injury compensation claims can occur for a number of reasons either during pregnancy, labour or after-birth and whilst these are rare, the impact can be devastating for families, during what is supposed to be the happiest moments of their lives. The advice and representation from a specialist birth injury lawyer can act as an important step in recovery – alleviating the financial pressure an injury may have caused, providing specialist medical care, if required, as well as helping resolve unanswered questions you may have.
If you believe your family suffered adversely as a result of medical negligence during pregnancy, labour or birth, contact Blackwater Law today for free specialist advice.
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Blackwater Law are medical negligence solicitors based in Essex & Suffolk, but we represent clients from across England and Wales to make successful medical negligence compensation claims. We are independently recognised as a leading team of medical negligence solicitors by The Legal 500, a directory of the UK’s top law firms.
Our team of medical negligence solicitors have a wealth of experience dealing with a wide range of medical negligence claims. We represent clients in cases ranging from those involving the most severe and life-threatening injuries and illnesses, to cases involving medical errors causing only short-term implications for you or your loved one. Our team of specialist solicitors advise and represent clients from across the country in relation to cases involving Medical Negligence and Accident & Injury Claims. These include; Delayed & Misdiagnosis Claims, Hospital Negligence Claims, Head Injury Claims, Knee Injury Claims, Surgical Error, Pressure Sore Claims, Leg Injury Claims & much more.
We will proceed with your claim on a no win, no fee basis meaning there is no financial risk to you
Blackwater Law medical negligence solicitors advise and represent clients across the UK in claiming medical negligence compensation.
Get in touch today for free initial advice and we will tell you whether you may be entitled to make a medical negligence claim. We will explain everything you need to know, answer any questions you may have and explain to you the process moving forward.
Our expert team of solicitors are specialists in the field of medical negligence and securing compensation for patients and victims. We ensure that we not only give you expert legal advice in relation to your medical negligence claim, but that we maximise the amount of compensation you receive if your claim is successful.
Blackwater Law successfully represented the family of baby Blake in making a midwife negligence claim after the community midwife failed to notice a severe medical abnormality.