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NI boy who sustained brain injuries inflicted by his father launches landmark legal case

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In the first challenge of its kind, lawyers for the child say the case raises systemic issues for compensation arrangements in Northern Ireland

In the first challenge of its kind, lawyers for the child say the case raises systemic issues for compensation arrangements in Northern Ireland

In the first challenge of its kind, lawyers for the child say the case raises systemic issues for compensation arrangements in Northern Ireland

A boy from Northern Ireland who suffered catastrophic brain injuries at the hands of his father has cleared the first stage in a High Court battle over funding for a compensation case potentially worth millions of pounds.

He was granted leave to seek a judicial review into claims that a failure to cover the costs of legal expertise and reports on loss of earnings and future care arrangements is unlawful.

In the first challenge of its kind, lawyers for the child say the case raises systemic issues for compensation arrangements in Northern Ireland.


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