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Klumpke's Palsy and Brachial Plexus Injury Compensation Claims

If you have a child that has suffered a birth related injury due to medical negligence, Your Legal Friend is here to help.

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I am very happy and satisfied with the settlement you achieved for me and the service was excellent and thank you very much

Mrs E.Swaffield

Claiming for Klumpke's palsy

Klumpke’s palsy is a rare complication of a difficult childbirth that doesn’t usually cause any lasting damage. But in some cases, it can leave babies affected with lifelong paralysis in the affected limb and other symptoms, including numbness or tingling. Any complications during childbirth can be distressing for both parents and the baby, especially if you realise that medical negligence was to blame for the issues that arose. 

Medical negligence doesn’t only have a physical impact; it can harm your confidence in those responsible for the care of your child too. If you’re looking for answers and want to hold those to blame for the negligence to account, Your Legal Friend is here to help. We work on behalf of those that have been victims of medical negligence, building their case to ensure the best possible chance of success.

We understand that a Klumpke’s palsy claim won’t undue the harm or stress that has been caused. However, it can help you move forward and access additional treatment or support that you may now need. In the majority of cases, children that have Klumpke’s palsy go on to make a full recovery but where this isn’t possible financial compensation can help you to make the adjustments that may now be necessary.

Our professional and friendly team are on hand to offer you the advice and expertise that you need after your baby’s been affected by medical negligence. We’ll work with you from the beginning of the process to ensure it’s as smooth and hassle free as possible right through to representing you in court if necessary.

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Our medical negligence team has years of experience working on a wide variety of medical malpractice cases so we understand just how difficult a decision it can be to bring a medical negligence case.

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That’s why we are committed to guiding you through every step of the process. We ensure that your claim is handled carefully and professionally by our specialist solicitors, while working alongside medical experts, to guarantee the best results for you.

Our medical negligence team is headed by Laura Morgan who has a wealth of experience in leading complicated, high value medical negligence cases.

Laura is recognised within the legal profession as a leader in the field of medical negligence and serious injury compensation.  Laura has acted in a wide range of cases over her 17 years of practice and has particular expertise in acting for children who have suffered brain injury due to mismanaged birth or surgical errors, and in managing claims that have resulted in the death of a loved one. Laura has achieved a number of large settlements including £5.4 million for a 7 year old and £4 million for an 11 year old child.

Laura’s expertise and dedication to her clients is recognised in the Chambers guide to the Legal Profession in which she was praised for the efficiency of her approach to case handling and described as “tenacious and detail-oriented”.

Laura has been a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel since 2005 and accredited as a Senior Litigator in the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) since 2006.  Laura is also a member of the specialist lawyers panel for Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), the UK’s leading charity committed to patient safety and justice.

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For an informal, confidential chat with one of our specialist medical negligence solicitors, call us now on 0808 115 9269(calls free from landlines and mobiles). Or just complete the 'Start a new claim’ option on the right and we'll call you straight back.

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The effects of medical negligence can be devastating for the individual and their families, so securing appropriate compensation for them as quickly as possible is our top priority.

Laura Morgan

Director of Medical Negligence

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10 simple steps to claim

Obtaining your medical records
Providing your statement of what happened
Minimising your loss
Establishing that a breach of duty occurred
Estabilishing the effect of the breach of duty
Preparing your case for CourtCalculating the value of your claim
Proving your loss
Calculating the value of your claimPreparing your case for Court
Attending the trial in Court
Awarding your compensation claim