Birthing injury resulting in multi-organ failure

03 May 2018
Birth Injury

Birthing injury resulting in multi-organ failure

Barlow Robbins settled a case involving delayed diagnosis of a serious bowel obstruction in a young lady expecting her first child. The combination of a number of breaches of their duty of care by the hospital led the Claimant to suffer from several days of excruciating pain, sepsis and multi-organ failure. Physically she recovered well but the traumatic events of the hospital admission left her with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. The matter was settled without the need for Court proceedings.

The client was very satisfied with the outcome.

"“Deborah Powlesland provided a very friendly and highly professional service throughout which made this stressful time more bearable. We appreciate her hard work and would highly recommend her to anyone. Thank you so much.”"

By Deborah Powlesland