Swift v Carpenter case – long awaited Court of Appeal decision secures re-housing costs

The Court of Appeal has given its long-awaited judgment in the case of Swift v Carpenter which impacts on all Claimants who need to be re-housed due to disability caused by another’s negligence. How the Courts assess “accommodation purchase” claims has been in a state of flux since 2017 when the Government changed the discount […]

World Cerebral Palsy Day 6 October 2020

On World Cerebral Palsy Day 2020, Moore Barlow celebrate the achievements of those who live with this condition and continue to call for early intervention and support for those families affected by it. Read our cerebral palsy factsheet. As clinical negligence solicitors, we work closely with those affected by cerebral palsy when this has been […]

Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy affects roughly 1 in 400 births in the UK, with around 1,800 children diagnosed each year. What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy is caused by an injury to the brain during a baby’s development either before, during or around the time of delivery.

Neuropathic pain following neck surgery

Moore Blatch have obtained £120,000 compensation for a client who developed neuropathic neck pain following surgery to remove a benign neck lipoma at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in June 2013. Mr K, then aged 53, alleged that he was not given full and proper advice about the risk of neuropathic pain being caused by surgery […]

£23m compensation awarded to 12-year-old

A 12-year-old girl, who was left with brain injuries – after her delivery was negligently managed at Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, in 2005 – has been awarded one of the largest ever clinical negligence settlements.

£1.3m interim award for brain injured child

An 11 year old girl who suffered a catastrophic brain injury as a result of negligence during her delivery has successfully obtained court approval of interim payments totalling in excess of £1.3m.

£360,000 compensation due to GP’s negligent failure

Moore Blatch have obtained compensation of £360,000 for a family who lost their husband and father of four children due to his GP’s negligent failure to refer him on for investigation after he passed blood in his urine. Mr X subsequently died as a result of metastatic renal cancer.