Sarah Pritchard QC has successfully negotiated a settlement on behalf of an NHS Trust in a ‘wrongful birth’ claim. The Claimant sought damages on the basis that spina bifida had not been diagnosed antenatally. Liability was admitted.
The Claimant had sought a seven figure sum but had settled for around one third of this following negotiations. There was a risk that the child’s condition would deteriorate but no award of provisional damages could be made because the claim was not the child’s. The settlement therefore allowed a contingency element to account for the risk of future deterioration (and increased future care needs).
Sarah was instructed by Hempsons Solicitors, Harrogate.
36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082
5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123
Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570
Are you an established employment barrister looking to make your next move? Get in touch to join our expanding Empl… https://t.co/HFuDW7G8bE Kings Chambers 1 week, 4 days ago..
Join us in our first Kings Young Professionals webinar series - Bankruptcy back to basics
Register here:… https://t.co/58eZkCFV58 Kings Chambers 2 weeks, 3 days ago..
We're delighted to be attending the upcoming @FootprintPlus Conference in Brighton on the 7-9th June!
Get your ti… https://t.co/dEu7pUq7gf Kings Chambers 3 weeks, 6 days ago..
We are pleased to announce that we have raised £4,000 for the @WoodSt_Mission #BooksForever Appeal. We have used th… https://t.co/8Q4kQnmyMg Kings Chambers 1 month ago..
Giles Cannock QC has secured planning permission on behalf of McCarthy and Stone Retirement Lifestyles Ltd for 30 a… https://t.co/VJbjyNDEvh Kings Chambers 1 month ago..
© Copyright 2022 Kings Chambers. All rights reserved.