Video. The family of a brian damaged man are taking legal action against a hospital in Oxford, thirty years after this birth. Paul Kirtland suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy and will need care for the rest of his life.
His parents believe he became infected with a bacteria while in the special baby care unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital and this caused his brain damage. The hospital denies negligence and says it will fight any legal action. Heather Edwards reports.