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Clarke Willmott secures millions for child with cerebral palsy

Our personal injury and clinical negligence team have successfully secured over £19 million for a child with cerebral palsy. Led by senior associate Gemma Osgood, our multi-disciplinary team worked on behalf of ‘P’ who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy following complications during his birth at a local birthing centre and...

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Concluding a difficult cerebral palsy claim

Gemma Osgood and Harry Trusted discuss a particularly complex claim In this month’s issue of JPIL (journal of personal injury law) issue 3 2019, Senior Associate Gemma Osgood from Clarke Willmott and Harry Trusted, barrister from Outer Temple Chambers, discuss a particularly complex cerebral palsy claim that they were both...

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Cerebral palsy claim settled to secure quality of life

Negligence at birth contributed to permanent disabilities Gemma Osgood, Senior Associate of our Medical Negligence team has recently agreed settlement of a cerebral palsy claim for a family in Oxfordshire. Baby F was born at just over 30 weeks gestation. Prior to his birth his mother attended Banbury Hospital and...

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World Cerebral Palsy Day 2016

5 October is World Cerebral Palsy Day. What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy is a description of a group of permanent movement disorders arising as a result of damage to part of the brain. It can range from mild to severe involving significant limb spasticity and restricted movement with poor...

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Analysis of Cerebral Palsy Provision

As a Solicitor who has represented a number of families where cerebral palsy has arisen from negligent treatment over the last 10 years it is very apparent that the families have to fight to obtain the very best treatment for their children and invariably they do so by making huge...

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