Armstrong Foulkes LLP

Clinical Negligence Department

Middlesbrough and surrounds
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What the team is known for Stellar boutique firm with outstanding expertise in clinical negligence claims. Represents clients on a wide range of matters, including child brain injury, surgical negligence and delayed diagnosis cases. Further capabilities handling claims concerning neonatal injuries due to negligent care, as well as secondary victim claims.

Strengths A client reveals: "They are very efficient and handle all matters with understanding and care."

Market sources say: "They are incredibly supportive and prepare things well."

Work highlights Acted for a claimant in a case regarding post-surgical failures to undertake precautions to avoid pulmonary embolisms.

Notable practitioners

Ashleigh Holt regularly advises claimants on cases involving delay in diagnosis and negligent care allegations. "She is tenacious, good with clients and very perceptive," says a client, who also praises her for her "good understanding of medical matters."

Hilton Armstrong is frequently involved in complex clinical negligence cases, including both fatal and catastrophic injury claims. An impressed client says: "He kept me well informed and provided good advice throughout."

Joanne Davies is noted for her strength in failure to diagnose and surgical error cases which result in birth injuries, amputations and fatal accidents. "She is very experienced and effective, with good judgement," reveals a market source.

Kathryn Watson is noted for her growing practice, with strong experience in cases involving incidents of misdiagnosis and breach of duty which result in limb damage, amputation and death. One client found her presence on their claim to be "reassuring," saying: "She listens to everything I say and fights for my case."