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JR V SHEFFIELD TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Posted on: 7 June 2017

Maggie Sargent was the claimant's expert care witness in JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2017.  The claimant's solicitors secured what is believed to be the largest ever compensation figure for a man who was left with Cerebral Palsy as a result of negligence during his birth.  Mr Justice William Davis sitting in the High Court of Justice in London in May 2017 awarded a lump sum of almost £8m and annual payments of just over £293,000 for life. Click here to see Judgement JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWHC 1245 (QB) (25 May 2017).  The following is a link to the solicitor's press release  https://www.switalskis.com/highest-ever-compensation-award/

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