The firm secured more than £4.5m for its client 

Top 100 law firm RWK Goodman has secured a multi-million-pound award for the family of a teenage boy who suffered a catastrophic birth injury leaving him requiring around-the-clock care.

The family of the 14-year-old boy, named by the courts as EBZ, has successfully pursued Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust following mistakes made during his birth in 2007 that caused a catastrophic hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury.

EBZ is unable to swallow, has no verbal communication, is registered blind, doubly incontinent, suffers seizures, with no mobility reliant on a wheelchair and is entirely tube fed. He is unable to use his hands to assist in daily living and is non-verbal yet is able to communicate through facial expressions. EBZ req...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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