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The Continuing Scandal of Sodium Valproate Prescription for Pregnant Women

The Sunday Times has recently published an investigation that reveals sodium valproate, an antiepileptic drug, is still being prescribed to pregnant women and women who…

By Sally Simpson
Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury
Exoskeletons for Cerebral Palsy

New research As a member of the child brain injury team at Bolt Burdon Kemp, it is always exciting for me to see innovation in…

By Ruth Downie
Child Brain Injury
Cerebral Palsy and Temperature Regulation

After several months of what feels like a very long and cold winter, I am hopeful that we shall soon be seeing some milder weather…

By Laura Robertson-Hayes
Child Brain Injury
Patient Safety in Maternity Services

As a Child Brain Injury solicitor, I work closely with parents of children who have sustained devastating brain injuries at birth. Most of these parents…

By Sally Simpson
Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury
The benefits of sport for children with cerebral palsy

We’ve had Wimbledon, the Euros, the Olympics and the Paralympics will take place from the end of August – it truly is a summer packed…

By Laura Robertson-Hayes
Cerebral Palsy Medical Negligence Claims
At-home therapy for Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy

AT-HOME THERAPY might seem like a bit of a symptom of the lockdowns and the coronavirus pandemic, but in fact, it has been part of…

By Ruth Downie
Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury
Cerebral palsy and your child’s communication needs: how BBK will approach your claim

If your child is affected by cerebral palsy (CP), do they have difficulty communicating? Did you know that modern technology can help your child communicate…

By Jo Chapman
Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury
Cerebral Palsy: meeting your child’s communication needs

The ability to communicate effectively is something most of us take for granted, but for many people affected by cerebral palsy (CP), effective communication is…

By Jo Chapman
Child Brain Injury
The Role of Therapeutic Horse-Riding and Hippotherapy in Rehabilitating Children with Cerebral Palsy

“What I see borders on the miraculous because of the way a horse reaches to the heart of somebody, like no therapy ball ever could.”…

By Claudia Hillemand
Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury
How to Choose a Solicitor for Claims involving Children who suffer from Cerebral Palsy

Introduction It is already an incredibly difficult time for every parent who has received a diagnosis of cerebral palsy for their child. Some parents may…

By Bolt Burdon Kemp
Child Brain Injury
Child brain injury and ASD

In a recent blog, my colleague and experienced child brain injury lawyer Jo Chapman remarked on how the characteristics of autism can also be the…

By Caroline Klage
Child Brain Injury
Failings in Postnatal Care: The Risks of Brain Injury to Newborns

A study by the Royal College of Midwives (‘RCM’) has identified significant failings in the provision of postnatal care across the UK. [1] The study…

By Claudia Hillemand
Child Brain Injury
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities – the reforms six months on

This is the first blog in Bolt Burdon Kemp’s TALKING SENs series. Six months ago, on Monday 1 September 2014, the biggest education reforms in…

By Jo Chapman
Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury
Eight year girl old awarded £2.95 million plus future annual payments for brain injury caused…

The BBC have reported that eight year old Ruby Curtis was awarded £2.95 million plus future annual payments in compensation for a life-changing injury suffered…

By Ipek Tugcu

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