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Birth injury girl gets £4million injury compensation for future care

Posted Jul 05 2010 2:08pm
Birth injury girl gets £4million injury compensation for future care | Injuries Direct
A girl who was left disabled for life after a traumatic birth has been awarded a £4million injury compensation package.

Six-year-old Holly Nixon from Kidderminster has cerebral palsy after she was starved of oxygen during her birth at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital in 2003.

Doctors decided that Holly would need to be delivered by emergency caesarean, but this process was delayed to such an extent that her condition seriously deteriorated.

When she was finally delivered she was suffering from severe oxygen starvation, which caused permanent brain damage and left her quadriplegic. She is now unable to move independently, and has limited speech and vision.

Read more: http://www.injuriesdirect.com/news/birth-injury-girl-gets-4million-injury-compensation-for-future-care-2562

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