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Martyn Elliott

Associate Solicitor

Martyn is a Solicitor & Associate within in our Clinical Negligence team, having dedicated his career of over 20 years solely to representing victims of injury and negligence. He is committed to delivering the highest quality, empathetic and informative advice to clients, to support and navigate them through the complex and often emotionally challenging claims process.

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He endeavours to work collaboratively with defendants and embrace ADR processes to ensure swift resolutions. In addition, he is also a skilled litigator and has successfully pursued countless cases through the Courts. Martyn has worked exclusively in clinical negligence since 2013; acting in a wide variety of case types and values -many involving serious and disabling injuries with complex care, accommodation, and other lifelong loss claims. At Patient Claim Line, which is part of the Fletchers Group, Martyn now handles a full clinical negligence caseload of predominantly serious and catastrophic injuries; ranging in anticipated value of around £100,000 to £3m.  Martyn has particular interest in fatal dependency claims and extensive experience of cases involving cancer, stroke and brain injury, amputation, and vascular injuries, colorectal, obstetrics, ophthalmology, hepato-biliary, orthopaedics and surgical negligence, neurological, cauda equina and spinal injuries.


Client Feedback

“Martyn has been great throughout the process. Martyn has been very helpful, clear and has always answered any queries quickly. Would definitely recommend to others should the need arise. ”

Client JM, 16.5.22 

“Thank you again for how well you dealt with my case, and the sensitivity and support that you gave me. You made a pretty harrowing time for me a little easier to deal with.  ”

Client EP, 18.10.23:

“Can't thank you enough for all the hard and thorough work you put into my case, in order to reach a successful conclusion. ”

Client MB, 1.9.22

“Outstanding from the start to where we are now. Highly recommending you to someone who needs the help and advice. ”

Client DM, 24.4.23


Notable Settled Cases

MM vs ANON

Preventable stroke, leading to severely disabling brain injury and incapacity and sadly death of a young mother.  Settled at £350,000. 

MA vs ANON

Disputed, litigated, fatal case involving failure to manage Chron’s disease.  Settled for £80,000. 

MB v ANON

Post-operative complications of biliary surgery resulting in peritonitis and sepsis and prolonged hospital admission of 8 months. Slightly premature end to career and dependence.  Settled after direct negotiations with opponent for £187,500. 

Qualifications

  • LLB Law Degree (Hons)
  • Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
  • Qualified Solicitor from 2000

Publications & Accreditations

  • Previously APIL member and Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer (2017) 

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