Case studies - Neo-natal death and stillbirth


Birth Injury to babies - Neo-natal death due to untreated sepsis – £35,000*

Leon died at 4 days old from sepsis which had gone untreated. Intravenous antibiotics could have saved him.  Following an Inquest, at which the Coroner was critical of the hospital, breech of duty was admitted and Leon’s mother was awarded £35,000 in compensation. His father was awarded £4,000 and his grandmother £12,500 for the trauma they had each experienced.

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