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13.5.2024 | Stephanie Prior

Birth Trauma Inquiry: Is poor maternity care the...

Call for overhaul of maternity and post-natal care An All-Party Parliamentary Group has called for a huge overhaul of maternity...

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5.1.2024 | Nicholas Leahy

Delayed Pre-Eclampsia Diagnosis Resulting in Tragic Baby Loss

Introduction to the Case Nick Leahy, Associate in our Clinical Negligence department, has recently settled a birth injury claim against...

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23.11.2023 | Elline Demetriou

Claim against Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Osbornes acted for a Claimant, C, in her birth negligence claim against Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for negligent...

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31.8.2023 | Jodi Newton

Hyponatraemia – Symptoms, Causes & Negligence

What is hyponatraemia? Hyponatraemia is a condition where sodium levels fall below a certain level, which can be dangerous. All...

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23.3.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Private Pregnancy Scans and Substandard Care

In the news, it has been reported that private clinics that offer pregnancy scans to women are not meeting the...

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7.3.2023 | Elline Demetriou

5-figure settlement for infusion leak to mother

Elline Demetriou has reached another successful outcome for a Claimant, who pursued a post C-section birth injury to mother claim...

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9.2.2023 | Stephanie Prior

Perineal Tear case settles for 6-figure sum

Stephanie Prior recently settled a claim relating to a woman who delivered her baby after a traumatic labour. Her son...

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2.10.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Tragic Case Involving a Home Water Birth

Introduction to the case Nicholas Leahy is acting for a young woman who had a water birth at home and...

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21.9.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Are maternity services safe? – Part 2

In April last year I wrote a piece about government setting up a taskforce to look into why there are...

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8.9.2022 | Jodi Newton

Poor interpretation of CTG can result in stillbirth...

Poor interpretation of a Cardiotocograph, more commonly known as a CTG, is a leading cause of stillbirth and brain injuries...

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2.9.2022 | Jodi Newton

Mother & Baby Suffer Life-changing Injuries

Claim after mother and baby suffered life-changing injuries during birth Jodi is acting for both mother and baby in a...

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1.8.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Bereavement Following Treatment at Basildon Maternity Unit

Stephanie Prior’s death by medical negligence claim relating to the death of Gabriela Pintilie has been settled and approved...

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29.6.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Nottingham Maternity: Donna Ockenden to Chair Independent Inquiry

An interim report on the state of maternity services at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has just been released. However,...

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23.5.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Successful Claim Against King’s College Hospitals

The birth injury lawyers at Osbornes Law have recently negotiated the settlement of a case in which our client sustained...

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23.2.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Women from ethnic minorities experience worse maternity care

It has been reported today that the government has set up a new task force to look into why there...

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17.2.2022 | Jodi Newton

999 Call Handlers Maternity Instructions Report

HSIB Report on Maternity Pre-arrival Instructions from 999 Call Handlers The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (“HSIB”) investigate NHS maternity incidents that...

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Pregnant Woman and Gynecologist Doctor at Hospit
2.2.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Lifelong Consequences for Newborn Baby

Osbornes Law specialises in assisting families who have experienced birth injuries. We have represented families who have faced the loss...

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27.1.2022 | Jodi Newton

Six-figure claim allows family to move home

Six-figure compensation payment for a client Jodi Newton has secured a six-figure compensation payment for her client with cerebral palsy....

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24.1.2022 | Jodi Newton

Likely settlement of £15-20 million

A client who suffered cerebral palsy injuries at birth was awarded £200,000 as an interim payment in a claim against NHS...

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18.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Basildon hospital maternity unit still needs improvements

A Channel 4 News investigation into the maternity scandal at Basildon Hospital, which is part of the Mid & South Essex...

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12.1.2022 | Nicholas Leahy

Wrongful birth claim successfully settled

Background Our client, J, fell pregnant in October 2015 and took the difficult decision to undergo a termination. She booked an...

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Pregnant Woman and Gynecologist Doctor at Hospit
2.1.2022 | Stephanie Prior

Justice for Family Who Faced Loss of Newborn

Osbornes Law specialises in assisting families who have experienced birth injuries. We have represented families who have faced the loss...

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17.11.2021 | Stephanie Prior

NICE revises guidelines on Induced labour

Most babies are born naturally at around 40 weeks gestation. However, some pregnancies continue for longer. According to data from the...

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2.10.2021 | Jodi Newton

Cerebral Palsy Compensation Supports Rehabilitation & Housing

Six-figure sum compensation for client with cerebral palsy Jodi achieved a six-figure sum compensation for her client with cerebral palsy....

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20.7.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Osbornes Successfully Settle Wrongful Birth Claim

Nicholas Leahy, clinical negligence lawyer at Osbornes Law has recently negotiated the successful settlement of a wrongful birth case. Our...

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1.7.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Stillbirth following water birth at home

Nicholas Leahy acted for a young woman who had a water birth at home and two midwives were allocated to...

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23.6.2021 | Stephanie Prior

Impacted Fetal Head During Labour

According to the World Health Organisation, labour is considered obstructed when the fetus cannot progress along the birth canal, despite...

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18.5.2021 | Jodi Newton

Cerebral Palsy injuries suffered at birth likely settlement...

A client who suffered cerebral palsy injuries at birth was awarded over £375,000 as an interim payment in a claim against...

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18.5.2021 | Nicholas Leahy

Failure to diagnose and treat Ogilvie’s syndrome

Our client  suffered the consequences of a delayed diagnosis of Ogilvie’s syndrome following the birth of her daughter by...

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6.11.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Claims Against Basildon Hospital

At Osbornes our specialist medical negligence solicitors represent a number of women who have been affected by poor maternity care...

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13.10.2020 | Stephanie Prior

Parental Bereavement Leave & Pay

What is Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay? Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay is something that many parents will not be...

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2.10.2020 | Jodi Newton

Family accept £6 million compensation

Osbornes Law represents clients and helps families establish that errors made during pregnancy, labour or post-birth led to an avoidable...

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24.7.2020 | Jodi Newton

Three-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was given...

A three-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who doctors thought would never walk took her first steps on day one of...

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26.2.2020 | Stephanie Prior

East Kent NHS Trust maternity services under review

An inquest held in January concluded that the death of baby Harry Richford at a hospital in Margate in 2017 was “...

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11.10.2019 | Stephanie Prior

Mum had stillborn baby after being sent home

A young mum has spoken of the horror of having her child stillborn after she was sent home twice by...

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Shrewsbury Baby Scandal
23.9.2018 | Stephanie Prior

Shrewsbury Baby Scandal

A review into the deaths and injuries of babies at the NHS maternity unit at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital...

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28.11.2017 | Stephanie Prior

Painkillers In Pregnancy Linked to Cerebral Palsy

Every year in the UK, nearly 2,000 babies and young children are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, a complex neurological disorder that...

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4.10.2017

Sodium Valproate Claims

Link found between Sodium Valproate and abnormalities in newborn babies Sodium Valproate, a powerful epilepsy drug prescribed in the UK...

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20.10.2014 | Stephanie Prior

Can Stillbirths be prevented?

The press has reported that as many as half of stillbirths in the UK could be prevented if a simple...

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