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Cerebral palsy compensation lawyers near to southampton

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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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Mr Gavin Lane of TRETHOWANS LLP in Southampton
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Gemma Osgood of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Gemma is an Associate in the Clinical Negligence team at BL Claims with extensive experience in all areas of clinical negligence claims Main areas of practice She has been specialising in clinical negligence work since 2008, conducting all types of... Read more
Mrs Patricia Wakeford of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Patricia Wakeford I am an experienced Clinical negligence Senior Associate and have been practising since 2007. Prior to this I spent over 20 years in the NHS as a nurse and midwife.  I bring to my role a thorough understanding of how the NHS works... Read more

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All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

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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