Our medical negligence solicitor panel helped recover interim damages exceeding £2.2 million, for the benefit of a child with cerebral palsy to provide a home for him and his family, suitabily adapted to accommodate his severe disability.

Cerebral Palsy Compensation Claims Advice

Cerebral Palsy is caused as a result of damage to the brain which may occur before, during or shortly after birth. Cerebral Palsy is often caused by a lack of oxygen during birth, infection or complications during birth. If you or a loved one suffer from cerebral palsy and feel it may have been caused by medical negligence, then you may have potential grounds for a medical negligence claim. 

Our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors have acted for individuals and families throughout England & Wales in helping them access justice by pursuing a no win no fee cerebral palsy compensation claim. Our panel of medical negligence solicitors have a proven track record in fighting for an admission of liability and recovering compensation, which includes; financial losses, private treatment, care costs and more

The symptoms of cerebral palsy vary greatly between individuals and depend on the effects the cerebral palsy has. Whether the cerebral palsy is minor or severe, our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors have experience in handling the straightforward through to the more complex and severe cerebral palsy claims for medical negligence compensation.

FAQs - Cerebral Palsy Compensation & Medical Negligence


Cerebral Palsy may arise as a result of some of the following circumstances:

  • Delay in delivery causing deprivation of oxygen
  • Errors by nurses and medical professionals during and after the birthing process
  • Delay in providing adequate treatment and acting efficiently should complications arise during the birth
  • Failing to identify complications as early as possible during the delivery or pregnancy
  • Failing to act on medical warning signs that warrant urgent attention. For example, a baby born with very low birth weight has a greater chance of developing Cerebral Palsy
  • A failure to ensure medical treatments, therapy and education methods are implemented at an early stage to help manage the effects of Cerebral Palsy on a child
  • Delay in diagnosis or treatment of serious medical conditions such as meningitis
  • And other Cerebral Palsy diagnosis and treatment errors

If you or a loved one has been affected by cerebral palsy as a result of an error during birth or following birth, our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors may be able to assist.


Before you decide to make a cerebral palsy claim for medical negligence, a specialist medical negligence solicitor will provide free and confidential advice and conduct a free medical claim assessment. This will be under no obligation to use the service.

The free medical claim assessment provides clients and loved ones with an opportunity to seek guidance and legal advice to better understand their legal rights. The case will also be assessed to check whether it qualifies for 'no win no fee' or 'legal aid' funding.


When settling a medical negligence claim, our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors have experience in recovering compensation and loss of earnings, as well as, arranging any necessary care and services to improve the client’s quality of life. Where applicable, these may include:

  • Compensation for the Injury or Loss
  • Loss of Earnings
  • Interim Compensation Payment
  • Private Medical Treatment Costs
  • Care & Case Management Costs
  • Rehabilitation Costs
  • Housing Adaptation & Relocation
  • Out-Of-Pocket Expenses
  • Compensating Dependants (Spouse/Children)
  • Benefits & Financial Advice
  • Independent Medical Experts
  • Court Of Protection
  • Coroners Inquest Advice
  • Special Adapted Vehicles
  • Travel costs
  • Recovering The Legal Costs
  • Bereavement costs


In most cases, our specialist medical negligence solicitors act under a no win no fee agreement (unless the case is eligible for legal aid).

Providing you cooperate with the solicitor and do not provide misleading information, then should your case fail you will not be liable to pay your solicitors legal fees 

A no win no fee agreement is a very common agreement used in many types of legal claims. All the solicitors that work with Mistreatment.com are specialist no win no fee medical negligence solicitors and over the years they have helped thousands of people throughout England & Wales pursue a no win no fee medical negligence claim.


Our medical negligence solicitors and their legal support teams specialise in exclusively assisting members of the public in accessing justice for medical negligence matters.

Our solicitors have experience in handled the straightforward through to the more complex and serious injury medical negligence claims. Between them they have assisted thousands across England & Wales on a no win no fee basis in looking into pursuing a medical negligence claim.

Over the years, certain cases that have been settled by our specialist and accredited medical negligence solicitors have gained national television, news or media attention. In all of these cases the solicitors have acted on a no win no fee or legal aid basis.

Please view some of our case studies.

Unsure if you can make a cerebral palsy medical negligence claim?

Before you decide to bring a cerebral palsy compensation claim, our medical negligence solicitors can provide free confidential legal advice and conduct a free claim assessment under no obligation.

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