Litigation Personal Injury 07/05/96

Manning v Brent & Harrow Health Authority – QBD 29 April 1996

Claimant: Ronan Manning, 5

Incident : Medical negligence

Injuries: Oxygen starvation at birth resulting in cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia, epilepsy and need to be fed through a tube into stomach

Award: £800,000 (agreed damages)

Judge: Mr Justice Mantell

Plaintiff's solicitors: Nelson Cuff (Harrow)

Thomson v James – QBD 3 April 1996

Claimant: Emma Thomson, 13

Incident: Medical negligence

Injuries: Parents took medical advice not to have claimant vaccinated against measles resulting in claimant getting measles and brain damage

Award: £825,000

Judge: Mr Justice Gage

Plaintiff's solicitors: Evill & Coleman

Homer v Tahseen – QBD 1 April 1996

Claimant: Roy Homer, 58

Incident: Road traffic accident

Injuries: Severe brain injury, major intellectual impairment and back, hip and leg injury Award: £500,000 (agreed damages)

Judge: Mr Justice French

Plaintiff's solicitors: Russell Jones & Walker