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Sowmya Jagannath

Clinical Negligence Solicitor & Team Leader

Sowmya is a seasoned Solicitor and Team Leader with over 30 years of experience in the legal field. Throughout her extensive career, Sowmya has demonstrated expertise in personal injury and litigation work, particularly medical negligence claims.

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In her current role, Sowmya leads a team of case handlers, including other Solicitors, overseeing the conduct of clinical negligence cases across various specialties and injuries. With particular focus on ophthalmology, orthopaedic, vascular, ectopic pregnancy, GP care and dental claims, Sowmya guides her team in achieving settlements for clients while ensuring efficiency and the highest standards of client care. 

Over the years, Sowmya has gained diverse experience in both claimant and defendant medical negligence claims, as well as high-value personal injury claims. She has also handled regulatory work related to medical professionals, represented parties at Inquests, and engaged in Judicial Review proceedings. 

What Sowmya finds most fulfilling in her role is leading her team to support clients through what can be a challenging journey following their injuries. Additionally, she takes great pride in teaching, training, and supporting her team members in their career development, contributing to their growth and success in the legal profession. Sowmya’s dedication to her clients, coupled with her commitment to mentorship and team development, underscores her invaluable contributions to the legal field and her unwavering commitment to excellence. 


Client Feedback

“Fantastic company, fantastic staff! I received a brilliant service from start to finish. I was always kept up to date throughout each stage of my case & my case was dealt with professionally & with up most sympathy throughout the difficult stages. Would definitely recommend to everyone. ”

“Couldn’t have asked for a better Solicitors experience dealing with my case really understood how everything was untreated and negligence from the other party side but we got justice, and I am so grateful for all the help and support from the team who was helping me through this difficult time.”

“Fletchers Solicitors have handled everything so quickly and efficiently, allowing my voice to be heard and understanding what I've been through ”

“I am thoroughly satisfied with the excellent and professional quality of the work done by Fletchers and the staff that dealt with me personally. ”

“I was really happy with the performance of your company from start to finish. ”

“Fantastic company, very professional ”


Notable Settled Cases

AB

Client suffered delay in diagnosis and treatment of eye condition resulting in permanent and complete loss of vision in the eye and requiring surgery to the eyelid. There had been a failure by an on-call Ophthalmologist to examine the client when he first presented at hospital with symptoms including floaters and blurred vision and there had been initial incorrect diagnosis. Settled for £65,000

ANON

Extravasation injury to the client’s foot following placement of a cannula, leading to infection and requiring skin grafting by way of multiple surgeries. The client was diabetic so was at greater risk of infection. The client was left with significant scarring. It was alleged the hospital had failed to carry out review of the client or provided appropriate treatment for infection. The case settled for £80,0000.

ANON

Client suffered injury after vaccine injected high in the shoulder. Led to severe pain and immobility and weakness in the arm. It was alleged that the vaccine placement contributed to bursitis and inflammation. The claimant required subacromial decompression operation and impact on her activities. The case settled for £10,000

Special Interests

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law Degree with Honours

Online Presence

  • Grandfather lost his eyesight after an on-call doctor refused to see him on a Bank Holiday