is a life-altering condition, bringing unique challenges and hardships to those affected and their loved ones. At Switalskis, we work with clients and families to understand the emotional, financial and physical strain that dealing with can involve. It's a journey that can feel overwhelming, but you don't have to face it alone.
We’re not just expert solicitors; we’re allies in your fight for justice, compensation and recognition. We know that each case is unique, each story personal, and every client deserving of respect, empathy and undivided attention. Our mission is to guide and support you through the complex legal landscape of compensation claims, advocating for your rights every step of the way, to reach a point as quickly as we can where we obtain much-needed compensation to provide essential therapies and support.
We understand that the journey towards pursuing a claim is unique and deeply personal. Our team of dedicated solicitors brings not only their legal expertise but also a level of compassion and understanding that truly sets us apart.
The team is deeply committed to providing you with more than just legal assistance - we're your advocates, your advisors and your allies in this process.
Our compensation lawyers have vast experience in the field, and we’ll make negligence claims simple for you. We'll aid you in establishing the facts promptly, determining the validity of your claim, and building a compelling case for the compensation you rightly deserve.
In our pursuit of the best possible outcome, we make sure that you're always kept informed about the progress of your claim. We transform complex legal jargon into understandable language, empowering you to make informed decisions about your case.
We recognise that claims can be lengthy. That’s why we’ll always aim to secure interim payments, when possible, to make sure that you have access to therapies, care and case management support as soon as possible to relieve some of the burden on you and your family. We’re relentless in pursuing justice for you and your loved ones.
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is a term used to describe a group of lifelong conditions that primarily affect movement and coordination. These conditions are caused by a problem with the brain that occurs before, during or soon after birth.
The brain damage that leads to can occur for several reasons. In some cases, it's due to a lack of oxygen reaching the brain during labour or delivery, also known as birth asphyxia. Infections caught by the mother during pregnancy, premature birth or traumatic head injury early in life can also result in cerebral palsy.
The severity, type and effects of can vary greatly from person to person. Some people with may experience problems with muscle stiffness or weakness (spastic cerebral palsy), uncontrolled movements (dyskinetic cerebral palsy), or balance and coordination (ataxic cerebral palsy).
can also come with associated conditions such as learning difficulties, seizures, issues with speech, vision and hearing, or problems with swallowing. However, it's important to note that does not affect every individual in the same way.
Living with can be challenging, and individuals affected may need ongoing support and treatment to manage their symptoms and enhance their quality of life. The ripple effects can also extend to family members, who often play a significant role in supporting their loved ones.
is the result of damage to the brain or abnormal brain development that usually occurs before, during or shortly after birth. It's a complex condition, and there are several potential causes, many of which can be linked to medical negligence. Here are some of the key causes:
Notably, in many cases, the cause of can’t be clearly identified and in some there is no explanation and the condition couldn’t have been avoided. However, there are cases where the cause is a result of negligent care during pregnancy or at or around delivery, or even in the early period. If you suspect that your child's resulted from a medical error or negligence, Switalskis can help you seek the answers and the compensation that you may be entitled to. Our team of experienced lawyers is here to guide and support you through the compensation claim process.
Starting a compensation claim may seem daunting, but we simplify the process to ensure that you’re comfortable every step of the way. Here's a broad overview of what the claims process entails:
Throughout the process, we pride ourselves on communicating regularly, keeping you informed, and providing guidance. Our dedicated solicitors strive to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible, allowing you to focus on what truly matters: caring for your child.
If you believe that your child has been a victim of medical negligence, which resulted in brain damage, it's crucial to take that first step towards justice. Switalskis is here to guide you through the process, providing expert advice, emotional support and strong representation.