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Irwin Mitchell

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

2 ranked lawyersBand 1North EastUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

National firm with a clinical negligence team adept at representing clients in claims concerning cerebral palsy and delayed diagnosis. Offers further expertise in surgical negligence claims and spinal injuries, including cauda equina cases. Also assists clients with cases regarding substandard care in nursing homes.

Strengths

"Practitioners at the firm explain everything and they are really supportive," an impressed client reports.

Notable practitioners

Angela Kirtley is highly experienced in handling various birth injury delayed diagnosis and fatal claims. Sources say she is "efficient, approachable and knowledgeable, with a genuine interest in her clients' wellbeing."

Lindsey Henderson often handles delayed diagnosis of cancer cases and surgical negligence claims. Interviewees appreciate her "pragmatic approach," also noting that she "instinctively knows the important points in cases."

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Overview

We have the largest clinical negligence team in the North East and are part of the IM national Clinical Negligence team. As such we have access to a vast amount of expertise and resources. We also have a solid reputation for high value cerebral palsy claims. As soon as we have admissions of liability we obtain substantial interim payments to enable clients to put in place support workers, therapists and to adapt accommodation as well as expertise in all other areas of clinical negligence.

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

Irwin Mitchell

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Location

Wellbar Central

36 Gallowgate

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear

UK

NE1 4TD

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Newcastle and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Angela Kirtley
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Lindsey Henderson
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