Posted by Hannah Blackwell, Associate
£70,000 settlement for woman who suffered avoidable injuries during childbirth at Lewisham Hospitals NHS Trust
The claimant, a 30-year-old woman, received £70,000 for the injuries sustained during childbirth. She suffered an avoidable fourth degree perineal tear. Despite repair surgery she suffered from flatal incontinence, faecal urgency and faecal leakage.