Mother is awarded £13m compensation after mistakes at births of two childrenBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2049 (Published 16 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2049
- Clare Dyer
- 1The BMJ
Two siblings have won £13m (€18m; $19.2m) in compensation for mistakes made at their births in the same UK hospital 17 months apart that left them both needing lifelong care.
The NHS Litigation Authority has agreed a £7m package for Natasha Jackson, now aged 24, five years after agreeing compensation of £6m for her 22 year old brother, Patrick. Both have cerebral palsy.
After errors by staff …