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19 August 2019 0 Comments
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£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.

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