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Birth & Pregnancy Negligence Claims

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Injury resulting from Birthing Compensation Claims

A new addition to the family is always something to look forward to. Unfortunately, sometimes the birthing process can cause problems and in fact injure the mother or the child. This can be very upsetting for the mother and for the family.

Despite the health care professionals trying their best to provide the relevant care and attention to the victim during the birthing process, injuries can occur to the mother or the baby. These injuries can cause serious health problems in the future.

Where the injury is caused by medical negligence or mistreatment given by the Doctors, Midwives or Health Care Professionals, you are entitledto make aclaim for compensation.

Birth Injuries

Injury to the Baby or Mother during labour or the birthing process can cause serious health problems to you and your infant which can lead to complications that last a lifetime.

Some of the most common birthing injuries are listed below:

Birth Injuries – Baby

Cerebral Palsy due to lack of oxygento the baby’s brain

Episiotomy and Second or Third Degree Tears

Incorrect suturing

Placental Abruption


Gestational Diabetes

Rhesus Disease

Retained products of conception

Birth Injuries –Mother

Incorrect Forceps Use

Cerebral Palsy due to lack of oxygento the baby’s brain

Bleeding in the brain



Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

Forceps lacerations, bruising, facial nerve injury

Shoulder Dystocia/Brachial Plexus Palsy

Why Birth Injuries occur?

Some of the reasons for birthing injuries:

Errors that appear in the antenatal screening and scanning.

Physical injuries to mothers that have occurred during pregnancy or birth.

Stillbirths or neonatal deaths.

Delay in referring for caesarean section.

Midwife delays in seeking medical assistance.

If you or your baby were injured during pregnancy or child birth due to clinical or medical negligence, call our Medical Negligence Solicitors for a free conference on 0113 388 0400 or contact us online and we will call you within 1 hour.

Our Medical Negligence Solicitors know that pregnancy and birth injuries can be emotional and devestating. At Chapman Dhillon Solicitors, our solicitors are experts in handling complex legal and medical issues. We are sensitive to your needs and can ensure that you receive the best support possible.

When you contact Chapman Dhillon Solicitors and provide details of what happened, whether the injury occured in a private clinic or an NHS hospital; we will be able to tell you if you have a claim for medical negligence compensation immediately. You will only speak with qualified Solicitors. Our medical negligence solicitors will advise you on how to claim compensation, the claims process, any time constraints; and how successful your claim is likely to be.

If you or someone you know would like to make a claim for compensation against a doctor or medical professional then rest assured, we can offer you a caring and empathetic ear. We shall give you clear guidance and help when you need it most. Often, compensation does not fix the damage but it can help ease the suffering by paying towards costs for medical assistance or equipment. Our aim is to help you get back as much as you can with the highest amount of compensation. Speak with a Solicitor today on 0113 388 0400.
No win, no fee

The Chapman Dhillon Solicitors No Win No Fee arrangement takes the risk out of making a personal injury claim. There are no upfront fees, no unexpected costs, and no risk of paying the other side’s expenses. 100% of our claims are operated on a No win, no fee basis so that you are covered at all times