Pregnancy & Birth Injury Claims

When things don’t go right, we are here to get you the answers you deserve.

Pregnancy and giving birth should be a happy time for parents. Whilst childbirth is not without risks it is generally safe and well-managed by healthcare professionals.

Unfortunately, there are cases where pregnancy and birth injuries are unavoidable, however, there are many instances where poor medical care is responsible.

If you or a loved one have experienced an injury during pregnancy or childbirth to you or your baby, our specialist medical (clinical) negligence team can help.

When things don’t go right with your medical treatement, we are here to help you get the answers you deserve and the compensation you need to get your life back on track.

Speak to us today about your medical negligence claim. Call us on 0800 987 8800 or make a free online enquiry here and we will contact you.

When things go wrong the outcome can be devastating for families. A range of issues can occur during pregnancy or childbirth; some of which can have severe side effects for the mother and / or baby. In some instances, the injuries sustained by a mother or child during birth can lead to lifelong issues and permanent disability and in some cases can tragically result in death. Some of the most common causes of injury during pregnancy and childbirth include:

  • premature delivery
  • late or no caesarean section
  • use of forceps
  • use of ventouse
  • epidural
  • maternal infection, for example, Group B Strep
  • mismanagement of labour

The above can result in maternal death, stillbirth or neonatal death, cerebral palsy, perineal tears which in turn can lead to bladder / bowel injuries, shoulder dystocia, erbs palsy and many other life changing injuries.

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Pregnancy and Birth Injury Specialist Solicitors

Our highly skilled medical negligence lawyers are renowned for their experience in pregnancy and birth injury claims, providing sensitive and professional guidance throughout the process. We understand that birth injury cases can be complex and emotionally draining, so we strive to make the process as stress-free as possible. We are committed to providing a personalised service, fighting for your rights every step of the way.  

We can offer advice and guidance if you or your baby have suffered due to negligent treatment during pregnancy or labour.  Please contact our medical negligence team for a free no-obligation consultation.

We know that clients worry about how much it will cost to pursue a medical negligence claim. We are obliged to provide you with information about all funding options that are available and which would be the best option for you in line with the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct. Bridge McFarland LLP is able to offer all types of funding from legal aid to a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement*.

Speak to us today about your medical negligence claim. Call us on 0800 987 8800 or make a free online enquiry here and we will contact you.

Medical Negligence Specialists – Bridge McFarland LLP

medicalnegligence.co.uk is owned and operated by Bridge McFarland LLP, an established and nationally recognised law firm renowned for specialist expertise and experience in this complex area of law. With our determination and commitment to providing our clients with an exceptional standard of service, we have held the highly regarded Lexcel quality mark since June 2008. Many of our solicitors also hold the specialist Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation, a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing claimants in medical negligence matters. These accolades are only awarded to firms who have undergone regular rigorous and independent assessments.

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We offer no win, no fee funding to victims of medical negligence, to give you the peace of mind you need to investigate your claim.

With this agreement, if your case is unsuccessful you are not charged for your legal fees.

*Your funding eligibility will be assessed at your initial appointment and is subject to terms and conditions.

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