Whilst tearing during childbirth is not uncommon, if the medical personnel has not taken the necessary steps to prevent or minimise tearing, to recognise and repair the damage following a tear, or to provide appropriate care afterwards then you may be entitled to make a childbirth tear claim.
You can speak to an expert about a childbirth tear claim for free, there is no obligation and our advice is totally confidential, call 0800 0 224 224. Or, if you’re not ready to speak right now, complete the form opposite and one of our specialist lawyers will contact you at a time of your choosing to guide you through your options.
Why choose Thompsons?
- We have a long and proud history of acting for those who have suffered medical negligence, including those affected by childbirth tears. Throughout our nearly 100 years of practice, we have always refused to act for anyone other than the injured; that means we won’t act for those who cause the injury and never for insurance companies.
- We have a network of specialist medical negligence solicitors with experience in childbirth tear claims based in offices right across the UK, which means we can get you a solicitor that’s local to you and your family, and can arrange for them to come to visit you at your home.
- We are more than just a law firm seeking compensation for injured people. We have actively campaigned to stop rogue surgeons from harming patients, to fight for justice on behalf of people who have been affected by mesh complications, and to change the law on the use of mesh.
- Our team of childbirth tear claims specialists includes some of the UK’s best medical negligence solicitors who are members of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and Action Against Medical Accidents’ referral panel.
Childbirth tear claims for compensation
Childbirth is often traumatic but it shouldn’t leave you with long term injuries. Thompsons Solicitors has acted for clients who have experienced a whole range of symptoms after a childbirth tear. We have had clients who have experienced complete breakdowns of their perineum leading to urinary and/or faecal incontinence and in some cases even ending up with a colostomy to give the area time to heal.
To talk to us about making a childbirth tear claim, get in touch today using the request a callback form. Alternatively, complete our online claim form or call 0800 0 224 224.