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Ataxic cerebral palsy negligence claims

If you or your family have been affected by sub-standard medical care causing ataxic cerebral palsy, our team of expert medical negligence solicitors can help you pursue a claim for compensation.

To speak with one of our medical negligence experts call 0800 358 3848 or complete our online enquiry form.

What is ataxic cerebral palsy

Ataxic cerebral palsy is a developmental disorder caused by injury to a part of the brain called the  cerebellum before, during or after birth. This injury leads to impaired balance and coordination amongst other symptoms.

Ataxic cerebral palsy signs and symptoms

Ataxic cerebral palsy symptoms will display differently depending on the severity of the injury. Common symptoms include:

  • Difficulty balancing and walking
  • Tremors/Shakiness
  • Difficulty coordinating muscles
  • Walking with feet apart
  • Impaired precise motor skills, such as grasping objects
  • Hearing and vision problems
  • Speech problems
  • Learning difficulties and cognitive impairments

Our expertise in cerebral palsy cases

We are one of the UK's leading cerebral palsy and birth injury law firms. We successfully recover multi-million pound awards for our clients with cerebral palsy. We spend considerable time in ensuring that we and our experts understand each child's individual needs so we can fully quantify to ensure their future wellbeing.

We are top ranked in both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners legal directories for clinical negligence. Our team includes individuals ranked in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame, as Chambers and Partners Star Individuals, and as Leading Individuals.

You can read some of our cerebral palsy cases here.

Contact us

To speak to a member of our team about a claim for negligence resulting in ataxic cerebral palsy, please call 0800 358 3848, email personalinjury@fieldfisher.com, or complete our online enquiry form.

Why choose Fieldfisher's medical negligence team?

Settlements

We achieve record damages for people suffering serious injury following medical negligence. Last year, we recovered more than £200m in compensation claims.

Experience

We have more than 30 years' experience pursuing claims for people injured by medical negligence, clinical negligence, medical accidents and medical mistakes.

Recognised

We are ranked top tier in leading legal directories and regularly recognised in industry awards. We are accredited by APIL, panel members of AvMA and members of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel.

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Contact us

For a free, no obligation call with one of our medical negligence experts, please dial 0800 358 3848 or complete our online enquiry form.