Cerebral Palsy Compensation Claims

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Cerebral palsy compensation claims must be undertaken by a highly specialist legal team. Your solicitors, barristers, and medical experts must be of the highest calibre to ensure every avenue is explored and question answered not only to ensure the maximum success of your compensation claim but also to give you a full understanding of everything that happened and its consequences.

Darbys cerebral palsy solicitors are nationally regarded specialists and we have helped hundreds of families just like yours. Don't just take our word for it, read some of our client testimonials.

Please do look at our case studies pages highlighting some of issues that repeatedly have to be dealt with in cerebral palsy claims.

Medical Negligence Causes Of Cerebral Palsy

A wide number of different medical mistakes can lead to cerebral palsy either before, during, or after birth:

Before labour

  • Poorly managed blood pressure
  • Untreated maternal infection
  • Poorly managed pre eclampsia
  • Poorly managed diabetes
  • Mistakes during chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis
  • Poorly managed twin to twin transfusion syndrome

During labour and delivery

  • Failure to properly monitor maternal and foetal wellbeing during labour
  • Failure to expedite delivery
  • Failure to spot impending placental abruption and uterine rupture
  • Inappropriate use of Syntocinon (a hormone to augment uterine contractions)
  • Inappropriate use of forceps or ventouse cup

After birth

  • Undetected or untreated jaundice
  • Undetected or untreated hypoglycaemia
  • Delays in resuscitation
  • Failures in ITU management
  • Delays in treating neonatal, infant, and child infection
  • Delays in diagnosis and treatment of meningitis

Making A Cerebral Palsy Claim

Cerebral palsy can occur before, during or after birth as a result of medical negligence. Our aim is to ensure you receive the answers and financial security you need to maximise the quality of your child's life and allow you to concentrate on being your childrens' parents rather than full time carers. Our cerebral palsy team is headed by two of our partners who are nationally regarded by clients, lawyers, and doctors.

If you have concerns with a loved one's care and would like us to investigate the cause of their cerebral palsy and bring a claim for compensation for cerebral palsy please do contact us. There is no cost to you at all for our service as almost all cerebral palsy suffers are entitled to government funding under the Legal Aid scheme. Please contact us on 0800 524 4349 to speak to one of our specialist cerebral palsy and child brain injury solicitors.

Why Us? Understanding The Causes


Many families start this journey simply to understand what happened to their child.

Through the investigation process we will ensure that all of the issues are fully investigated and all your questions answered.

Purple Support Scheme For Cerebral Palsy And Child Brain Injury Patients

Regardless of any claim for medical negligence you may have we offer our free PURPLE support scheme to any family which would like help with any issue relating to disability.

We have a team of specialists, including financial advisers, speech and language therapists, educational psychologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and lawyers to answer any questions you have and to help you through the maze of regulations and procedures to obtain the best possible help and support.

Please do browse our information on the PURPLE support scheme for information and advice and real life stories to help see how we can help with practical, day to day living.

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Contact Darbys Cerebral Palsy Claims Solicitors

Please do not hesitate to contact us for free on 0800 524 4349. Alternatively please e mail us and one of our medical negligence solicitors will contact you at a time convenient to you within 24 hours.