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 […]
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 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.
Moore Barlow have secured a 90% liability settlement at a “remote” video settlement meeting for “JJJ”, an eight year old girl who suffered serious neurological injury during her pre-term delivery at St. Richard’s Hospital, Chichester in 2012. JJJ is sadly at the more severe end of the spectrum of disabilities that are seen – she […]
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 […]
As World Cerebral Palsy Day approaches on 6 October 2019, Moore Blatch support all those with cerebral palsy, and call for early intervention and support for those families affected by this condition which can have a wide range of impact. From our position as clinical negligence solicitors, we work with those affected by cerebral palsy […]
Better news than expected for clinical negligence claimants following the government’s review of the discount rate to -0.25%, but continued frustration over accommodation claims. The government has announced a change to the “discount rate” (the expected rate of return on investments) which is applied to claims for future losses. Having been changed from a longstanding […]
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.
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.
Moore Blatch have obtained a settlement of £130,000 for a client who suffered injury as a result of delayed management of cauda equina syndrome.
Mrs J will receive £1m compensation after an ambulance crew failed to take her to hospital for assessment after she developed symptoms of cauda equina syndrome. The delay in treatment led to Mrs J developing serious physical disabilities and being unable to continue her career.
Moore Blatch have obtained £140,000 compensation for a client whose fracture was inappropriately managed at Southampton General Hospital, causing him to undergo an unnecessary hip replacement at the age of 27.
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.
Moore Blatch have obtained over £300,000 compensation for a client who suffered from negligent treatment after a fall from a ladder resulted in her breaking both legs.