Andrew suffered from VACTRL syndrome, which meant that he had abnormalities of the upper limbs and genito-urinary function.
It was alleged that with proper obstetric care, Maria's pregnancy would have been terminated and Andrew would not have been born.
The issue of liability was agreed between the parties. Maria agreed to accept 90% of the full value of the claim.
The case was settled for £360,000 in July 2003 to include compensation for pain and suffering to the parents, extra care, the cost of treatment and Maria's loss of earnings.
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