Goodmans are the experts in Personal Injury Litigation. We have gained national
recognition for excellence in the field, particularly for our work in complex, high profile
cases, and a recent negotiation of the highest ever, meditated settlement of its kind
in the UK.
Our claim centre has been established for over 20 years. This substantial
department, located its own dedicated premises, included three dedicated litigation
partners supported by over 20 specialist Lawyers.
Quality management is the key to our business. Every case is subject to rigorous
quality and monitoring procedures including centralised case reporting. The very
latest management technology ensures that straight forward cases can be fast
tracked for maximum recovery with the shortest possible time scales, once more
complex cases are automatically allocated at partner level. Goodmans have vast
experience which covers all arrears of personal injury, on which we can offer advice.
In the Beginning
For most people the birth of a child is the most joyful experience they will ever
encounter. It is also often said that birth is the most dangerous journey most of us will
ever make. It is fraught with potential difficulties. Fortunately, for the majority of us
that journey involves nothing more than pain and discomfort for our mothers. For
some, however, what happens during birth will have far reaching consequences for
the rest of their life.
Cerebral Palsy is defined as a disorder of movement and posture and is caused by
damage to the part of the brain which controls our motor functions. It is the most
common cause of motor impairment in children effecting two children out of every
one thousand born.
In addition to disorders of movement, children with Cerebral Palsy often have other
problems caused by more wide spread damage to the brain. These include such
things as learning impairment, visual impairment and squints, hearing and speech
problems, behaviour problem