Maternity failures

12 January 2022

In episode 4 of the Shoosmiths serious injury podcast, Shoosmiths colleagues Kashmir Uppal, Sharon Banga and Sarah Harper are joined by former client and co-founder of the Campaign for Safer Births, Michelle Hemmington.

The group discuss Michelle’s civil case relating to the tragic circumstances of the death of her son due to maternity errors and the work of the campaign that she has co-founded.

The campaign focuses on changing the law to allow for inquests to be held in cases of stillbirth, and Kashmir, Sharon and Sarah provide insight into our representation for the civil claim and how we have assisted Michelle with the campaign. 

This episode covers:

  • Information about the background of Michelle’s civil case in terms of what happened
  • Legal information about the civil case
  • The Safer births Campaign (including Shoosmiths serious injury involvement)
  • An overview of the type of maternity work that Shoosmiths are involved in

The Shoosmiths serious injury podcast is brought to you by the national serious injury team at UK law firm Shoosmiths. Tune in to hear about the latest legal views, thought provoking discussions and opinions about all things medical negligence and personal injury.




This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024

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