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Cerebral palsy

  • Felix has athetoid cerebral palsy after his post-natal care was mismanaged

    Felix Thompson-Bland
  • Olivia's ventilation settings were mismanaged after she was born

    Olivia
  • Felix suffered brain damage when his delivery was delayed

    Felix and his carer
The specialist cerebral palsy claims team at Leigh Day is made up of accredited clinical negligence solicitors, some with medical backgrounds. Cerebral palsy and child brain injury claims lawyers at the firm have unrivalled experience in running these complex and challenging cases, and have been successfully securing multi-million pound settlements for their brain injured clients since the firm was launched in 1987.

Our experienced cerebral palsy and birth injury lawyers have a deep understanding of the impact on families who care for a disabled child, and Leigh Day is recognised nationally as the firm to turn to for families living with cerebral palsy. Our cerebral palsy lawyers’ technical expertise means that families who instruct Leigh Day can be assured that they will be advised by some of the most experienced birth injury lawyers in the country.

We are happy to meet clients at home which is often easier for families looking after a child with cerebral palsy. You will have many questions about bringing a possible claims for compensation and we offer all our clients a free consultation.

An experienced cerebral palsy partner or senior solicitor will meet you to assess whether or not your have a realistic chance of success with your claim.  Having another family member, or friend present at the meeting might also be useful, and if necessary we can arrange for a translator to attend meetings as well.  A named partner will have responsibility for your case, together with a support team.

To speak to a member of the cerebral palsy team please phone us on 020 7650 1200 or fill in our enquiry form and a member of the team will get back to you shortly.

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