Specialist genetics claims solicitors
Our medical negligence solicitors specialise in ante-natal claims relating to genetic disabilities. Our dedicated team have the knowledge and experience to ensure that you receive the highest award possible to care for your child. We ensure that your child will receive the best treatment, care and education so that they can live life to their full potential.
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If you think you, or a member of your family has suffered due to the negligence of medical professionals, our specialist team of solicitors can help you recover the compensation you and your family deserve, Call us today or start your claim online and we will call you back.
Failure to warn about specific disabilities
Pregnancy and childbirth are supposed to be very happy occasions in our lives. But sometimes parents have not been warned that a child will be born with a specific genetic disability. In some instances if they had been warned they would have terminated the pregnancy.
There are many different conditions that a baby can be born with including:
- spina bifida
- club feet
- holes in the heart
- Down's syndrome.
Failure to Diagnose
If your doctor or midwife fails to diagnose a birth defect which should have been easy to diagnose (perhaps due to a faulty scanning machine or lack of staff training) then you may be able to make a medical negligence claim for wrongful birth. In situations like this, damages often provide for the additional costs associated with caring for a child who has been born with a debilitating condition.
If you believe you have a legal claim relating to Genetics Negligence, for further information or if you believe you have suffered as a result of Medical Negligence, please contact us.
All enquiries are completely free of charge and we will investigate all funding options for you including no win, no fee.
Contact us on freephone 0800 358 3848
Or start your claim online.
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