Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Clinical Negligence: Claimant
Hay & Kilner has an established reputation for handling complex and substantial cases, led by the experienced David Bradshaw, who is a member of the Law Society's Clinical Negligence Panel and also an assessor for the panel. Birth trauma cases account for a significant part of the team's practice and the firm is also active on cerebral palsy cases. The team also has the capability to handle high-value, complex spinal injury claims.
Irwin Mitchell has a strong track record on high-value, complex cases. Angela Curran is an experienced mediator and has a formidable reputation in the region for her expertise in birth trauma, in 2005 settling three major brain injury cases. The team consists of four dedicated fee-earners and two nurses.
Alison Ainsley heads the clinical negligence and personal injury department at Mincoffs Solicitors LLP. Recent highlights include successfully acting for a bereaved family in a clinical negligence claim against a local NHS trust, winning substantial damages. Tom Blewitt is now a consultant to the practice
Gillian Muir and the respected and well-known Barry Speker, who is a member of the Law Society's Clinical Negligence Panel, head the clinical negligence team at Samuel Phillips Law Firm. The firm has secured substantial damages awards in many complex clinical negligence actions. Angela Torrance and Alistair Smith jointly head the practice at Archers Law LLP, supported by three assistant solicitors. …