Specialists in Childbirth Negligence Compensation

Empowering Mothers in Securing The Rightful Compensation for Childbirth Negligence

You’re Not Alone: Secure the Justice You Deserve for Childbirth Negligence

We understand the emotional toll of childbirth negligence. Let Sweeney Solicitors help you secure the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

Childbirth is meant to be a momentous and joyful event, yet medical negligence can shatter this experience, leaving you with emotional and physical scars. Know that you’re not alone, and you do have legal rights.

For a deeper understanding of what medical negligence during childbirth entails, you can learn more here , If you’re prepared to take the next step towards justice and compensation, please continue reading below.

David Sweeney

Principal Solicitor

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If, during labour, you are subject to Medical Negligence, which results in you or your baby sustaining injuries, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Read below some examples of what is classed as Medical Negligence and the most common injuries to both mother and baby.

  • Incorrect interpretation of ultrasound.
  • Failure to perform the necessary tests and examinations during pregnancy.
  • Prescription of the wrong medication during pregnancy.
  • Inability to track the baby’s heart rate.
  • Failure to deal with an emergency adequately.
  • Incorrect use of forceps during delivery.
  • Blunt force trauma to baby or mother.
  • Delayed birth – When the baby remains in the birth canal for too long. Leading to injury from the prolonged pressure from the birth canal on the baby’s brain.
  • Improper manipulation of the baby’s body during delivery.
  • Brain Damage.
  • Forceps and Vacuum Extractor Injuries.
  • Forceps injury.
  • Perinatal Asphyxia – where a newborn does not receive enough oxygen.
  • Hip dysplasia.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries.
  • Pelvic injuries during birth.
  • Facial Paralysis.
  • Erb Palsy, also known as Brachial Plexus Injury which is damage to the nerves that send signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm and hand.
  • Fractures to collarbone, arm or skull.
  • Seizures.
  • Cerebral Palsy.
  • Erbs palsy.
  • Untreated jaundice, kernicterus and hyperbilirubinemia.
  • Pregnancy malpractice/maternal birth injuries – mismanagement of the pregnancy.
  • Grade 3-4 Vaginal tears or lacerations.
  • Pelvic injuries during birth.
  • Broken bones.
  • Ruptured uterus.
  • Complications caused by delivery using forceps.
  • Abnormal bleeding caused by medical negligence.
  • Incontinence.
  • Damage to bowel or bladder.
  • Nerve damage after giving birth.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Wrongful death of the mother.
  • Forceps Injury.
  • Incorrect caesarean section.
  • Infection.
  • Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia.
  • Improper stitching following caesarean section.

Why Choose Sweeney Solicitors?

Expertise You Can Trust

  • In-House Medical Negligence Screening Expert

    An internationally highly regarded and accomplished consultant trauma surgeon who works without legal experts to establish causation and liability at the early stages of every enquiry.

  • Over 13 years of experience in medical negligence cases

  • A dedicated team of legal experts

  • A track record of successful compensation claims

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  • A sensitive approach to your unique situation

  • Free initial consultation to discuss your case

  • No win, no fee guarantee

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  • Millions in compensation secured for our clients

  • 98% client satisfaction rate

  • Testimonials from mothers we’ve helped

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