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Shrewsbury and Telford

We are here to help if you have suffered negligent maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust. Our medical negligence solicitors offer free assessments, second opinions and can provide advice and support about compensation claims.

Our team are experienced and specialist lawyers in birth injury claims and are helping hundreds of families in a similar position to you.

The investigation into the maternity services at Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has become the biggest maternity scandal in the history of the NHS and calls for urgent changes to maternity care to prevent the same tragedies happening again.

The Ockenden inquiry has identified 1,862 families who have been affected by tragic and life changing incidents including:

  • Stillbirths
  • baby deaths
  • deaths of mums
  • babies being starved of oxygen and suffering HIE Grades 2 and 3

If you are one of these families or you have received poor care from Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust, we are here to help. We can offer free specialist advice and no win no fee claims. We will look at your case, even if it has been turned down by other solicitors, and provide you with a second opinion.

Call our specialist and friendly team on 0345 2410 154 or use the contact form and we’ll call you back.

Why bring a claim?

We want to help you and your family get the answers that you need to understand what went wrong with yours or your baby’s medical treatment.

If your child has suffered a birth injury, we know from our years of experience how life changing it can be to have the right compensation to provide for your child’s needs now and in the future; whether it is therapy, education, equipment, care, suitable accommodation, financial management, or all of those things and more. We will ensure that we help you obtain everything needed to give you peace of mind and your child financial security for the future.

If a loved one has died, no amount of money is ever going to bring them back. But we can help ease some of the financial burdens by obtaining compensation; investigate the claim to help you understand what happened; hold individual professionals to account; and raise standards so that no one else has to go through what has happened to you.

Why choose us?

We are specialists in obstetric claims including birth injury, Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy claims, neonatal deaths, stillbirth and maternal deaths. We push boundaries to ensure that all avenues are explored, and that even the most difficult of claims have the best chance of succeeding. And, at all times, we put our clients first, asking the questions they want answered and ensuring they obtain the compensation they need to make life better.

No win no fee claims

We know that bringing a claim against the NHS seems daunting. But we offer no win no fee claims and will provide you with all of the help and support that you need throughout the claims process.

Call our specialist and friendly team on 0345 2410 154 or use the contact form and we’ll call you back.

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