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A proportion of cerebral palsy cases can be attributed to difficulties during labour and birth. Although maternity care has improved over the years, some of these cases unfortunately still arise due to substandard medical care and unprecedented birth negligence.

Longden Walker & Renney’s experienced cerebral palsy solicitors may be able to help. Contact our clinical negligence team today direct on 0191 5666 500 or use our no obligation online enquiry form to arrange a free initial advice session at a time that best suits you.

Many of our cases are covered by our No Win No Fee agreement, which means you take on no financial risk.

Some of our most recent cerebral palsy compensation settlements include:

There are many types of cerebral palsy, but the three main ones are:

  • Athetoid cerebral palsy, in which the control of muscles and posturing are affected by spontaneous uncontrolled movements.

  • Spastic cerebral palsy, in which control and movement is very difficult because some of the muscles in the body are tight, stiff and sometimes weak.
  • Ataxic cerebral palsy, which involves difficulties with speech and balance, as well as uncontrolled shaking movements of the hands and/or feet.

Most cerebral palsy claims involve allegations that there was a failure to deliver a child when there were indications of stress. A delay in delivery of a child may result in the baby being deprived of oxygen, which can often cause cerebral palsy.

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I was given the details of Longden Walker & Renney as a company whole could deal with a medical claim I had. I had never heard of them before, but from the moment that Alison Ainsley made contact with me, I was made to feel completely at ease. Alison was professional throughout and very thorough in every aspect of this case. I was kept up to date on a constant basis, and everything was fully explained to me in terms that I could easily understand.

Mrs A

To begin your cerebral palsy compensation claim, contact one of our clinical negligence solicitors on 0191 5666 500 or alternatively, arrange your free initial advice session using our no obligation online enquiry form.