Have you or a loved one suffered a brain injury as a result of medical negligence?

Then you may be entitled to claim compensation to aid the trauma and suffering you have gone through.

Brain injuries, whether during birth or as a result of medical failure later in life, are often devastating, having a direct impact on the victim’s standard of life.

At Powell & Co, you’ll find a specialist team of medical negligence solicitors with vast experience in helping claimants who have suffered a brain injury receive the compensation that they deserve.

Legal advice and personal guidance for brain injury victims

In addition to offering you a comprehensive legal service, at Powell & Co we will also help you and your family get in touch with specialist organisations to support you during your recovery and rehabilitation from your brain injury.

One of our specialist lawyers is only a phone call away. Our clinical negligence lawyers are based in South East London, so don’t hesitate to drop by or, alternatively, arrange a home visit.

We will be more than happy to help you in any way we can.

We will aid you in getting brain injury compensation for:

  • Events during birth
  • Failure of a doctor/hospital to diagnose a brain injury from an x-ray or scan
  • Failure to diagnose meningitis or tuberculosis
  • Failure of a doctor to correctly treat a brain injury
  • Delays in receiving the correct treatment
  • Negligent technique during an operation

Case studies

ALS v. Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

The Claimant suffered severe cerebral palsy at birth requiring 24-hour care. The Claimant’s case was there had been a failure to recognize abnormalities on CTG trace and perform an emergency caesarean section. Liability was disputed. The claim settled shortly before trial with the Defendant accepting 50% responsibility for the Claimant’s injuries. Damages were subsequently agreed shortly before an assessment of damages hearing with the Claimant receiving a substantial lump sum payment of damages together with periodical payments.

FL v. Secretary of State for Health

The infant Claimant suffered a catastrophic brain injury due to negligent management of a brain tumour following attendance at hospital. Due to delay in surgery, the Claimant was left with severe cerebral palsy requiring 24-hour care.

Liability was admitted. Damages were agreed shortly before the hearing for assessment of damages with the Claimant receiving a lump sum payment of £6.75 million together with substantial periodical payments for life.

S v. Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

The infant Claimant suffered mild cerebral palsy together with behavioural issues raising from failure to treat neonatal jaundice. Liability was admitted.

Settlement was eventually agreed and approved by the court on terms the Claimant received a lump sum payment of damages of £3.7 million together with periodical payments rising to £195,000 per annum for life.

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