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We have settled ten cerebral palsy claims in the last 12 months alone and every case has required a different approach, due to the individual complexities of these types of cases.

Where we are successful, we are able to recover compensation to assist the client and their family with care needs, therapy and equipment needs and ensure that the individual will continue to receive all the assistance they need for the remainder of their life.


Here are just some of the clients that we have recovered compensation for:

£3.1 million lump sum for brain injury suffered at birth
Boyes Turner obtained damages of £3.1 million lump sum, with annual periodical payments of £60,484 rising to £133,250 per annum, for a boy who suffered a brain injury from untreated hypoglycaemia in the first few days of his life.
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Admission of liability for boy with brain injury from untreated neonatal hypoglycaemia
Boyes Turner’s brain injury solicitors have secured an admission of liability from an NHS hospital for a boy who suffered a brain injury from untreated neonatal hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar).
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£3,375,000 settlement for girl with dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy lawyers have secured a lump sum settlement of £3,375,000 for a seven year old girl with dyskinetic cerebral palsy.
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Admission of liability young girl with severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialists have secured an admission of liability for a five year old girl with severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy.
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Admission of liability for young boy with severe brain injury due to kernicterus
Boyes Turner’s brain-injury lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a six year old boy. Our client has severe neurodevelopmental impairment resulting from kernicterus
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Liability settlement for 14yr old with dystonic cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner’s expert cerebral palsy lawyers have obtained a liability settlement for a 14 year old boy with dystonic cerebral palsy.
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Admission of liability for teenage boy with brain damage from birth
Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a teenage boy who suffered brain damage at birth. The claimant has cerebral palsy with four limb dystonia, severe learning difficulties and communication problems. He will require life-long care.
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Admission of liability for young girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialists have secured an admission of liability for an eight year old girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy.
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Liability settlement secured for 16 year old girl who suffered brain injury at birth
Boyes Turner’s specialist birth injury lawyers have secured a liability settlement for a sixteen year old girl who suffered a brain injury at birth. The claimant’s learning difficulties and language impairment were the result of a prolonged period of partial asphyxia in the hours leading up to her delivery.
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Boyes Turner secure admission of liability for brain damage caused at birth 20 years ago
Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy solicitors have obtained an admission of liability for a young man who suffered brain damage at birth over 20 years ago.
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Liability settlement for man with dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner’s specialist birth injury lawyers have secured a liability settlement for a 21 year old man with moderately severe, dyskinetic cerebral palsy.
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Boyes Turner secure admission of liability for 10 year old boy’s birth injury after uterine rupture
Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy lawyers have secured an admission of liability from an NHS hospital in response to a birth injury claim for a 10 year old boy who suffers from cerebral palsy.
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£885,000 lump sum and lifelong payments for girl with a hypoxic ischaemic injury
Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy lawyers have secured compensation of an £885,000 lump sum and lifelong annual payments of £134,700 rising to £168,700 for an eight year old girl who suffers from cerebral palsy.
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Compensation for girl with whole body cerebral palsy, epilepsy, severe learning difficulties and visual impairment
Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy lawyers secure a £3.3 million settlement from an NHS hospital for an 8 year old girl who suffers from cerebral palsy.
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Failure to diagnose pneumococcal meningitis
Boyes Turner secured judgment following the failure by Frimley Park hospital to treat meningitis when John* was three years old.
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NHS Trust admits delivery errors causing brain injury at birth
8 year old Eliza* was injured after delays in her delivery reduced the supply of oxygen to her brain, causing a hypoxic ischaemic brain injury. Eliza has been diagnosed with dyskinetic /athetoid cerebral palsy with learning difficulties.
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Claim settled for child with cerebral palsy following a hypoxic ischemic brain injury
Six year old Nicholas* was injured when delays during his birth reduced the supply of oxygen to his brain, causing a hypoxic ischemic brain injury. As a result Nicholas has bilateral cerebral palsy affecting all four limbs (also known as quadriplegia) and a bulbar palsy necessitating regular suction and jejunostomy feeding. Nicholas is totally dependent on others for all activities of daily living. He has some preserved intellect, the full extent of which has not yet been assessed.
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Compensation secured after birth delay causes brain injury
Six year old Sophie* was injured when delays during her birth reduced the supply of oxygen to her brain, causing a hypoxic ischemic brain injury. This resulted in severe whole body cerebral palsy and severe learning difficulties. Sophie is completely dependent on others for all activities of daily living and she is fed through a gastrostomy tube.
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Compensation secured for child after oxygen deprivation causes cerebral palsy
Laura* (8 years old) was injured when delays during her birth reduced the supply of oxygen to her brain, causing a hypoxic ischemic brain injury. This resulted in cerebral palsy, asymmetric spastic quadriplegia and global developmental delay with learning difficulties.
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£1.3 million secured for 14 year old dyskinetic cerebral palsy sufferer
Malcolm* suffered a brain injury at birth following negligent delays in delivering him, which meant that there was a lack of oxygen to his brain. As a result Malcolm suffers from asymmetric moderate dyskinetic cerebral palsy and he requires assistance with some activities of daily living.
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Compensation secured for child with severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Liam* (five years old) was injured when delays during his birth reduced the supply of oxygen to his brain causing a hypoxic ischemic brain injury. This resulted in severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy.
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Compensation secured following delay in diagnosis of meningitis
In March 2013 Boyes Turner secured a 57.5% liability settlement in favour of 23 year old, Joanne* who developed a severe brain injury after a delay in diagnosis and treatment of meningitis in February 1990.
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Compensation secured after delay in delivery caused cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner's cerebral palsy team was approached in 2008 to act for Jessica*, now 24 years old, in a highly complex birth injury case.
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£3 million compensation - delay in delivery led to cerebral palsy
After a protracted and difficult birth Alexander was born at the Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton in February 1994, he required resuscitation for 20 minutes and sadly suffered fits within hours of his birth. Alexander sustained a very significant brain injury resulting from the delay in his delivery.
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Compensation secured for York hospital spastic cerebral palsy case
Specialist cerebral palsy solicitor Susan Brown of Boyes Turner secured judgment, with damages to be assessed, in favour of Sophie* who was delivered at York Hospital in December 2007.
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Compensation secured after perinatal brain injury caused during birth
Boyes Turner secured an admission of liability from North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust in respect of a birth injury claim for Reuben*, a two year old child.
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Dyskinetic cerebral palsy judgment - hospital negligence during birth
In May 2011, specialist cerebral palsy lawyer, Susan Brown of Boyes Turner secured an admission of liability from Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust. This was in respect of the dyskinetic cerebral palsy birth injury of Toby*, five year old child, where it was alleged there were failings in his mother’s obstetric care.
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Calderdale hospital negligence - birth injury claim compensation
Specialist cerebral palsy solicitor Susan Brown of Boyes Turner secured judgment with damages to be assessed in favour of Joseph*, a 10 year old boy who was delivered at the Calderdale Hospital in December 2001.
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Compensation claim settled against Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
In December 2011, specialist cerebral palsy claims solicitor Susan Brown of Boyes Turner, secured a 90% liability settlement with damages to be assessed in favour of Lauren* against Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.
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Negligent treatment during childbirth leads to cerebral palsy judgment
Boyes Turner secured an admission of liability from Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust in respect of a negligent treatment during childbirth claim for Rebecca*, a seven year old child with cerebral palsy.
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Judgment secured against Newham University Hospital NHS Trust
Nicole* was born at Newham University hospital in 2007 and, as a result of a delay in her delivery, causing a hypoxic ischaemic brain injury as a result of perinatal asphyxia, she has been diagnosed as having a four limbed dystonic cerebral palsy affecting both her physical and cognitive function.
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Severe spastic cerebral palsy caused by hypoxic ischemia during birth - judgment secured
Susan Brown has secured judgment for Sarah*, an eight year old girl who was delivered at Newham General Hospital in October 2003. She has severe spastic/dyskinetic cerebral palsy as a result of failings in her mother’s care during labour, which caused acute hypoxic ischaemia.
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Compensation claim settled following failure to treat newborn jaundice
Boyes Turner secured judgment against York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for compensation to be assessed in favour of Oscar*, a three year old boy who, born prematurely, developed jaundice and elevated bilirubin levels following his admission after birth to the neonatal unit at the Hospital. Oscar now has cerebral palsy.
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Brain damage at birth judgment against Guy's & St Thomas' NHS trust
Boyes Turner secured judgment against Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust for compensation to be assessed in favour of Matthew*, a three year old boy, who suffered brain damage at his birth due to hospital negligence in 2007.
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£3 million settlement awarded after hospital's failure to diagnose infection leads to cerebral palsy
Medical staff made a failure to diagnose and treat signs of infection in the hours after Lucas* was born. The infection caused an inflammation of tissues around the brain and resulted in permanent brain damage.
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Hemiplegia birth injury claim success against Leeds General Infirmary
Caitlin* suffered a left-sided hemiplegia during her birth at Leeds General Infirmary hospital in 2004. This is an unusual injury within a birth injury claim as starvation of oxygen, the normal mechanism of brain injury in birth injury cases, normally causes damage to both sides of the brain.
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Compensation recovered from Isle of Wight hospital following birth negligence
Specialist cerebral palsy solicitors, Boyes Turner, secured judgment for Jack* who was delivered at a hospital on the Isle of Wight in 2004 with dystonic cerebral palsy primarily by way of movement difficulties in the form of a four-limbed dystonia.
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Birth brain injury claim settled for 5 year old with severe cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner secured judgment against Northwick Park Hospital in North West London for damages to be assessed in favour of a 5 year old girl who was delivered at the hospital in 2004 with severe cerebral palsy.
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£1.5 million compensation for 24 year old born with spina bifida
Boyes Turner's cerebral palsy negligence claim team helped a 24 year old woman claim £1.5 million in compensation for mistakes made at the time of her delivery. Hannah* was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 1985.
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£4+ million settlement recovered after hospital negligence causes cerebral palsy
William* was delivered at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester in July 2000. As a result of mistakes made by doctors and midwives at the time of his birth he has four-limbed dystonic cerebral palsy and intellectual impairment.
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Profoundly brain damaged baby claim settled fter hospital negligence led to child's death
Boyes Turner's specialist cerebral palsy claim solicitors secured compensation for a family following death of Samuel* after his twin and he suffered severe brain injuries during birth.
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Birth injury negligence claim success against Frimley Park Hospital
Nathan* was delivered in June 2003 at Frimley Park Hospital and suffered catastrophic brain injury at the time of his delivery causing quadriplegic cerebral palsy and severe intellectual impairment.
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£3.6 million compensation settlement for Adam after hospital fail to diagnose infection following his birth
During Adam's* birth in at a hospital in Swindon, the obstetric and neonatal team failed to respond to signs of infection in the hours following his delivery. This led to inflammation of the tissues surrounding his brain (the meninges) and caused permanent brain damage and cerebral palsy.
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Successful claim against MoD for mild dystonic cerebral palsy - £300,000 settlement
Caleb* suffered birth asphyxia and consequent brain injuries leading to mild dystonic cerebral palsy, as a direct result of medical negligence at the time of his delivery at a Military Hospital run by the Ministry of Defence.
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Cerebral palsy claim settled for £2.9 million settlement after acute hypoxic event during birth of twins
During the birth of twins, the second baby delivered suffered an acute hypoxic event when the umbilical cord was caught around his neck causing lack of oxygen in the minutes leading up to delivery. The second twin, George* was born with no cardiac output established until 23 minutes after delivery.
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Birth negligence claim settled for £3 million following brain injury at birth
During a caesarean section in June 1999 at an NHS hospital Jacob* sustained a hypoxic brain injury leading to spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. As a result of the mismanagement of his mother's labour he has highly impaired motor functions and is totally dependent as far as daily living activities are concerned. There appeared however to be a degree of preservation of the child's cognitive and social abilities.
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£2+ million compensation settlement for dystonic tetraplegic cerebral palsy sufferer
Holly* acquired dystonic tetraplegic cerebral palsy as a result of medical negligence during her mother's labour and her delivery at an NHS hospital in June 1997. As a result of her birth injuries she requires considerable assistance with activities of daily living and aids and appliances to assist with mobility and communication.
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£2.5 million compensation recovered for dystonic cerebral palsy sufferer
Fiona* suffered severe dystonic tetraplegic cerebral palsy as a result of medical negligence during her birth at an NHS hospital. As a consequence she requires around the clock care and according to experts will live a much shorter life – estimated at 35 years. She will not be able to work or to live independently.
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£3.2 million settlement after oxygen starvation at birth leaves child with dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy team were approached to act for a child in a maximum severity and highly complex cerebral palsy medical negligence case. The birth injury had left Christopher* with dyskinetic cerebral palsy, caused by a hypoxic injury (the oxygen supply to the baby was cut off during birth – oxygen starvation at birth).
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Cerebral palsy claim admission of liability from Royal Berkshire Hospital
Maisie* (now seven years old) was injured when delays during her birth meant that the supply of oxygen to her brain was temporarily stopped, causing a hypoxic brain injury. This severe brain injury is the cause of Maisie’s dyskinetic cerebral palsy.
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£7 million compensation secured for Jennifer following hospital negligence
Jennifer* suffered a brain injury at birth following negligent delays in delivering her. As a result Jennifer suffers from severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy which affects all of her limbs. Jennifer is totally dependent on others for all activities of daily living.
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