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Cerebral palsy compensation lawyers near to oxford

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The birth of a child should be one of the happiest moments of a parent’s life. However, when a child is born with cerebral palsy a parent will understandably be concerned that there will be financial costs for the lifetime of the child particularly in terms of their care needs. They may require daily assistance from care professionals and adapted accommodation.

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Ms Catherine Bell of FREETHS OXFORD in Oxford
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Catherine is an Associate clinical negligence solicitor at Freeths LLP specialising in brain injury and other life changing injury claims. Catherine has a proven track record of achieving great results in high value complex... Read more
Mr Richard Coleman of ROYDS WITHY KING in Oxford
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Richard, a partner at Royds Withy King, has specialised in clinical negligence claims on behalf of claimants since 1997. “Head of department Richard Coleman (Band 1) offers vast experience of complex claims involving cerebral palsy, spinal... Read more

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Cerebral palsy can be caused by an injury to a baby’s brain during birth or early childhood. Approximately 2,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy in the UK every year.

Symptoms of cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy is a term used to cover several neurological conditions that affect a child's ability to control muscles and movements. This can lead to difficulty with mobility, eating and talking as well as problems with coordination and balance.

Rehabilitation professionals can help children with cerebral palsy to become more independent.

Claiming compensation for cerebral palsy

If you believe your child has been injured due to a medical professional’s negligence you should speak to a specialist cerebral palsy lawyer about your circumstances and claiming for compensation. All lawyers listed on this page specialise in cerebral palsy claims.

Why use an APIL cerebral palsy lawyer

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has over 3,500 members and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation fighting for the rights of injured people. APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who specialise in personal injury law and this accreditation shows that these lawyers have achieved high standards of expertise and competence. Our accredited lawyers are committed to attending legal personal injury training to keep their specialist personal injury skills up-to-date.

Only accredited injury lawyers specialising in cerebral palsy are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.


Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including clinical negligence.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited clinical negligence lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

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