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Medical Negligence

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With over 20 years of personal injury litigation, Sowmya has a wealth of knowledge, which she applies to her role as a team leader and senior solicitor.

Her role within the team is to assess medical negligence claims and create a plan of action to ensure the case is handled efficiently. Sowmya is responsible for the progression of cases within her team to the point of settlement or issue.

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Team Members

Kate Goodman

Solicitor

Kate is a solicitor within our medical negligence department and she handles manages cases through to settlement or issuing. Within the team she is responsible for corresponding with customers and experts to ensure cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner. Kate provides support and guidance to the team to deliver an outstanding service to our customers.

Andy Tindall

Litigation Executive

As a fee earner in the team, Andy is responsible for drafting letters of claim. He will have an in-depth understanding of the case in order to draft the letter of claim, which will outline the formal allegations we are making. He proactively chases a response to these letters and evaluates the quantum of the case. Andy will also collate and consider the customer’s losses, and negotiate with the Defendant if an offer of settlement is made.

Greta Hansen

Litigation Executive

Greta is the assistant fee earner in the team and therefore is responsible for obtaining expert evidence. She drafts detailed letters of instructions to medical experts in order to build evidence for the case. When she has obtained the expert reports, Greta will review them and advise the customer of their contents. She is also responsible for drafting a full exhaustive witness statement in support of the case, keeping it updated regularly as the customer’s condition changes.

Rachel Bedford

Litigation Executive

As a junior paralegal in the team; Rachel is responsible for requesting and collecting all of customer’s medical records. She then arranges for the medical records to be reviewed by our team of nurse analysts. She is the first point of contact for customers and ensures they receive frequent updates on the progression of their case during the early stages. She is also responsible for drafting Pre-Action Disclosure applications for the Court in the event that hospitals, doctors or dentists do not disclose the customer’s medical records in a timely manner.

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