Susan Rodway QC Acted For Successful Claimant In Landmark Decision

Susan Rodway QC Acted For Successful Claimant In Landmark Decision


CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway QC Date

Evie Toombes was born on 19 November 2001 with spina bifida. This is a developmental disease suffered when the neural tube which forms the spinal cord does not develop or close properly. She suffers permanent and debilitating injuries including a neuropathic bladder, bowel incontinence and intermittent vomiting. She has only recently undergone an ileostomy. She has a problem of low potassium and has been hospitalised on almost a monthly basis to deal with this. She is tube fed. She has loss of sensation in the pelvic girdle with lower limb weakness which leads to occasional wheelchair use.

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