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19 August 2019 0 Comments
Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£9.5 million compensation for a little girl following her birth at Cheltenham General Hospital

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Kerstin Scheel, Partner at Royds Withy King, assisted the family of an 8 year old girl, P, to win a claim against Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

P, who was born at Cheltenham General Hospital, suffered from a lack of oxygen when she was born and should have been delivered more quickly by emergency caesarean section.

P suffered brain damage as a result of the shortage of oxygen to her brain. She is affected by quadriplegic cerebral palsy and requires 24 hour care.

P and her family have now received a lump sum payment of £3.85 million which will enable her to purchase an adapted home and afford the best possible treatment and therapy. P will also receive yearly payments of up to £210,000 which will provide for her care for the rest of her life.

If you have any questions for our specialist birth injury solicitors, please contact us today.

0800 923 2080     Email uswkcn.enquiries@roydswithyking.com

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