Medical Negligence Claims

Our medical negligence team is recommended by The Legal 500, the influential and entirely independent guide to the legal profession. Injuries caused by medical negligence can have a devastating impact on the patient and their family. It is therefore only right that they receive the compensation they deserve. Our clinical negligence lawyers are dedicated to fighting on behalf of victims of medical negligence and helping them achieve justice. We work on a No Win, No Fee basis and are always happy to provide initial guidance free of charge.

How we can help you

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 medical negligence 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 0333 888 0404 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.

What makes us different

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 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 ensure that cases are dealt with as compassionately and efficiently as possible.

We work closely with many of the UK’s leading medical negligence barristers and have a strong relationship with some of the country’s finest medical experts, rehabilitation service providers and financial advisors.

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 specialist experience

Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in medical negligence law and have recovered millions of pounds for our clients in recent years.

Oliver Thorne has acquired a high profile reputation in the field, becoming the ‘go to’ lawyer for many journalists interested in medical negligence issues. He has been involved in campaigns to improve the standards of maternity care and has assisted the BBC with an investigation into maternity deaths at North Devon District Hospital.

Oliver leads a specialist team of lawyers, all specialising exclusively in medical negligence law. This includes solicitors Andrew Wood (who joined us from a firm in the south east) and Caroline Webber-Brown (who has expertise in gynaecological, cosmetic surgery and birth injury cases). Caroline is particularly known for her considerable experience in TVT and Rectopexy mesh claims and her meticulous approach to complex cases.

The team operates 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.

Recognised by the Legal 500

“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.”

Areas of Specialism:

We have helped clients recover compensation following delays in a cancer diagnosis being made and you will find a number of case studies on this website of claims we have successfully concluded. To find out if you are eligible to claim compensation contact our free medical negligence helpline by phone or email.
Partner Caroline Webber-Brown is an expert in dealing with Laparoscopic Ventral Mesh Rectopexy claims. Caroline is always happy to discuss potential claims on a free of charge basis, so if you would like a confidential chat then give her a call or drop her an email.
We regularly see cases involving the medical mismanagement of diabetes, its complications, and the serious consequences that can follow. This includes cases where medical negligence has led to the need for amputation. If you are concerned that your health may have been affected by mismanagement of your diabetes or any of its complications, we are here to provide free initial guidance on claiming compensation and can usually work on a no win, no fee basis.
Oliver Thorne has been dealing with birth injury claims for many years and has assisted the BBC with an investigation into failings of hospital maternity services. For expert guidance on bringing a legal action for maternity negligence call Oliver on 0333 888 0404 or send an email to us [email protected]
If you need expert legal advice on making a cauda equina claim then contact our experienced team of medical negligence lawyers. We can deal with your cauda equina claim on a No Win, No Fee basis and are always happy to answer any questions you may have. Call us on our freephone number 0333 888 0404 or email [email protected]
Sepsis compensation claims can be made where health care professionals are at fault for not identifying the signs of sepsis early enough and failing to provide the required treatment. The key to making a successful claim is building a legal case to establish that if recommended procedures had been followed the consequences would have been avoidable. By using experienced, specialist medical negligence solicitors you will give yourself the best chance of recovering the compensation you deserve.

Work with our team:

Oliver is a high profile, Legal 500 recommended, clinical negligence lawyer who is known for his campaigning activities on behalf of victims nationwide.
Oliver is a high profile, Legal 500 recommended, clinical negligence lawyer who is known for his campaigning activities on behalf of victims nationwide.