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Midwife negligence claims

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

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

Although rare, errors in treatment by medical professionals such as midwives and obstetricians can have traumatic consequences and cause injury to the mother, the baby or both during pregnancy, labour and birth or following birth.

If your midwife or doctor fails to treat you correctly or fails to diagnose a condition they should have resulting in injury, you may have a claim for clinical negligence.

Midwife negligence

Some birth injuries are unavoidable, but each year we pursue a number of cases where injuries are caused by medical negligence by the midwife, resulting in: 

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Erb's Palsy (Brachial Plexus Injury/Shoulder Dystocia)
  • Injuries to the mother
  • Brain injuries
  • Fractured/broken bones

Cerebral palsy is one of the most common injuries to a baby caused by medical negligence. Our expert team regularly deals with such cases and will fight for the highest award possible to provide the appropriate care, therapy and education to help your child to fulfil their potential.

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.