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Digby Brown LLP

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

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What the team is known for

Top-notch firm with expertise in the full spectrum of clinical negligence matters. Displays impressive aptitude in cases of negligent treatment, delayed diagnosis and complex causation issues. Offers further advice on high-value and complex birth injury claims such as cerebral palsy.

Strengths

One commentator notes: "They are very good - sensible and tenacious."

Notable practitioners

Ruth Kelliher is a highly respected clinical negligence practitioner. She acts on failure to diagnose and surgical malpractice cases.

Trish McFadden assists with prescription error, misdiagnosis, informed consent and brain injury cases.
"Trish McFadden is very knowledgeable, very efficient and works hard for her clients."

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Overview

In a complex and challenging area of law, Digby Brown’s Clinical Negligence department stands out for its high litigation success rate, the complexity of the cases it successfully pursues and the level of damages it recovers.
Acting only for pursers, Digby Brown consistently recovers life-changing sums for survivors of clinical negligence injuries. 
Led by Ruth Kelliher, a recognised leader in this area, Digby Brown’s experience and expertise means it can pursue complex and high value cases on a speculative basis. The firm is able to fund expert reports, court costs and other expenses to give clients access to justice without exposing them to any financial risk.
The firm’s status in this area means it has strong professional relationships with the most respected Counsel specialising in clinical negligence, who are willing to accept instructions on a speculative basis on the strength of its track record.
Experts are central to successful clinical negligence litigation and Digby Brown’s market leading team have well developed relationships with many of the most respected experts who give priority to the firm’s instructions because of the calibre of its work.
Above all, the department aim to help people find answers and accountability about what happened to them. Client management is integral to this approach. If a claim cannot proceed for specific reasons, the team will advise the individual seeking advice on other options open to them.

Members

Gosney, Joanne

Kelliher, Ruth

Kelliher, Ruth

McFadden, Trish

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

Digby Brown LLP

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Location

2 West Regent Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G2 1RW

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Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Ruth Kelliher
Band 2
Trish McFadden
Star Associates