“Oliver Thorne handles claims diligently and with utmost professionalism.”
“Advised on a £100k claim arising from a premature gynaecological operation [and] on six clinical negligence claims against one cosmetic surgeon in respect to failed rhinoplasty procedures.”
“Oliver Thorne takes the lead on clinical negligence cases, handling a variety of high-value claims, including in relation to birth injuries, spinal injuries and acquired brain injuries. The group is also instructed in cases arising from cosmetic surgery, vaginal mesh and missed cancer diagnoses.”
“Advised client who suffered a loss of sight in one eye during routine laser eye surgery. A settlement of £350,000 was secured.”
When selecting a medical negligence lawyer it’s important to establish that they are genuine specialists in this very complex area of law. Our highly experienced team deal with all types of medical negligence claim, offering a sympathetic and supportive service to clients from all over England and Wales.
If you are thinking of making a claim but are unsure whether to go ahead we are happy to provide you with a free case assessment. Just call our free legal helpline on 0808 139 1606 or send details of your case to us at [email protected]
If we feel we can assist with your case we will create an individual action plan and look at the best funding options available to you, including our popular No Win, No Fee scheme. This is backed by one of the country’s leading insurers of clinical negligence claims, which means you can leave us to pursue your case safe in the knowledge that should you claim be unsuccessful, you won’t have to pay legal fees.
We are also able to fund the expenses that can occur during a medical negligence claim, including court fees and medical reports.
We understand that it can sometimes be difficult to speak to a stranger about a sensitive medical issue. However, we pride ourselves on our compassionate and sympathetic approach. We do our best to speak your language and try to understand the situation you find yourself in. We appreciate how stressful and upsetting the process can be and will make every effort to ensure that cases are dealt with as compassionately and efficiently as possible.
Our medical negligence team is recommended by the prestigious Legal 500; an independent guide to law firms in the UK, which attracts more than four million users online. In addition we have been awarded Lexcel accreditation – the Law Society’s kite mark for excellence in client care.
Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in medical negligence law and we have recovered millions of pounds for our clients in recent years. Partner Oliver Thorne is fast acquiring a high profile reputation in the field and has become the ‘go to’ lawyer for many journalists interested in medical negligence issues.
We also operate three niche medical negligence websites where you can find lots more useful information. We are one of the country’s leading firms in the field of cosmetic surgery claims and our Cosmetic Surgery Law website contains a huge amount of information and case studies. Our Medical Accidents website deals with a broad range of clinical negligence cases, while our Birth Injury website deals specifically with issues that affect mothers and new born babies.
Partner – Medical Negligence
Specialising in medical negligence and heading up the team, Oliver is a highly experienced practitioner with a national client base. He is spearheading the fight for justice of hundreds of British PIP breast implant victims in the French courts. Closer to home Oliver has dealt with a wide variety of medical cases, including multi-million pound settlements. Known for combining a sympathetic approach with a tough, no-nonsense negotiating style Oliver is always happy to have an informal chat with anyone contemplating a medical negligence claim.
Solicitor – Medical Negligence
Andrew specialises in recovering compensation for adults and children who have suffered injury as a result of clinical negligence and medical errors.
He began his career working in central London for 2 well respected law firms before moving in the late 1990s to a firm near his then home in Kent.
Andrew has dealt with a vast number and variety of cases since then, many of which have involved life-changing injuries and significant compensation awards.
Paralegal – Medical Negligence
Penny specialises in medical negligence law, handling a variety of cases including clinical delay, misdiagnosis, surgical error and cosmetic surgery claims. She also has a particular interest in dental negligence claims and complex birthing injury cases.
If you would like to discuss a potential claim with Penny in relation to any of these areas then please give her a call. She is always happy to provide a free case assessment and carry out a review of the funding options that are open to you.