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Iain Dodd

Partner & Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Iain Dodd is a Partner and successful Senior Solicitor and Team Leader within our Medical Negligence Department, specialising in catastrophic injury clinical negligence cases; with a particular interest in brain injury and spinal cord injury cases.

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Due to his exceptional results, Iain is now predominantly only instructed on claims exceeding £1 million, usually in relation to brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputations. Iain practices almost exclusively in the High Court and is a solicitor-advocate, obtaining many multi-million-pound settlements, either by way of a lump sum and/or annual payments. Iain consistently achieves significant settlements on exceptionally complex claims and approaches every single case with rigorous care for the individuals involved. He is dedicated to fighting hard for his clients. 


Client Feedback

“I can’t thank you enough for what you have done for me and my family. Your knowledge and skill is remarkable but your care and kindness means so much to me. I can remember my first meeting with Iain seems such a long time ago, but your compassion has never altered. You are all very special people. Please keep in touch, you have become more like family than solicitors.”

“Iain has been wonderful. The whole team from start to finish have given me a first-class service. I have already recommended them to others, and I will continue to do so.”


Notable Settled Cases

NXB v Newcastle NHS

£13.2 million for a 31 year old male who developed meningitis for alleged failures to treat a post-operative head wound which caused a severe brain injury and spinal cord injuries. Liability was denied. The settlement was approved by the High Court.

DXW v Blackpool NHS

£7.3 million for a 20 year old male rendered paraplegic at T3 level following failures in the A&E department to properly immobilise an unstable thoracic fracture.

JZM v Leeds NHS

£7 million for a 28 year old male that suffered a significant brain injury caused by a stroke following a surgical error.

DYW v NCA NHS

£4.85 million for a 63 year old female who sustained a spinal cord injury causing paraplegia at T4 level following failures in the neurosurgery unit to adequately monitor infection and a spinal abscess.

RXW v X, Y & Z

£2.5 million despite liability being denied by 3 Defendants, for a 49 year old male who suffered a stroke causing a brain injury following alleged failures to diagnose a number of TIAs.

JH v Dr D

£1.6 million despite liability being denied, for a 57 year old female whose blood pressure allegedly fell too low during an elective spinal operation causing her to suffer a spinal cord injury.

Accreditations

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers - Accredited Senior litigator
  • Member of the Law Society’s specialist Clinical Negligence Panel Accreditation Scheme
  • Chambers and Partners ranked solicitor, Band 2, Liverpool & surrounds
  • Contributor to the 2016 Thalidomide Trust, loss of earnings and pension among survivors report
  • Partner

Qualifications

  • Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience civil proceedings)
  • Solicitor (Grade A)
  • Law Degree: LLB