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Medical Negligence

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Darren is a senior solicitor within our medical negligence department and has over 16 years of relevant experience. He leads a team of junior and senior lawyers, dedicated to successfully pursuing claims for substandard medical care.

As the senior solicitor within the team, Darren is responsible for the progression of cases to the point of settlement or issue. He completes formal assessments of each case and strategically plans the progression of the case. Darren joined Fletchers in July 2015 and was previously an Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) specialist solicitor panel member.

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Team Members

Lee Reilly

Solicitor

As a solicitor within the team, Lee uses his previous experience of running medical negligence claims to the team to achieve results for customers. He works with the team leader to discuss and agree case tactics and planning. Lee is responsible for ensuring customers receive the highest level of support throughout the entirety of their claim.

Amy Kirk

Senior Litigation Executive

Amy is a fee earner within the team she is responsible for drafting letters of claim. She 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. Amy proactively chases a response to these letters and evaluates the quantum of the case. She will also collate and consider the customer’s losses, and negotiate with the Defendant if an offer of settlement is made.

Lauren Taylor

Junior Paralegal

As the junior paralegal within the team, Lauren is responsible for the collection of customer’s medical records and for arranging them to be reviewed and paginated by our nurse analyst team. Lauren is the first point of contact for customers and is required to liaise with them frequently throughout the early stages of their case. 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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News

XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

29th November 2017

There was an interesting clinical negligence case in the legal news recently, where an injured patient negligently lost her fertility and the Judge awarded her damages for the cost of two future surrogacies.

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Case Study

  • Medical Negligence

Unacceptable surgical mistakes

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A 25-year-old woman was left in agony after surgeons perforated her bowel in two places, 10cm’s apart, during surgery to remove one of her fallopian tubes.

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