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Tozers LLP

Clinical Negligence

4 ranked lawyersBand 1Exeter and surroundsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded clinical negligence practice from Exeter with a broad range of expertise, most notably in Erb's palsy cases. Also handles other complex claims including obstetrics and brain injury cases. Regularly represents clients in cerebral palsy and group B strep claims, as well as PTSD. Offers notable expertise in the areas of cauda equina, spinal injury and infections, and also developing a practice in relation to autism in children arising from clinical negligence.

Strengths

"They keep you informed of every aspect of the case and are thoroughly invested in your wellbeing and getting the best for you and your family," says a source.

Work highlights

Acted on a claim in relation to an Erb's palsy injury sustained during birth that was successfully brought to court later in adult life.

Notable practitioners

Clair Hemming assists clients with cases relating to birth injuries, including Erb's palsy claims. "She's prompt and attentive," a client says, while another source adds: "She is very thoughtful and careful, not someone who jumps to conclusions without thinking it all through."

Endurance Arthur is widely acknowledged for her noteworthy experience in complex catastrophic brain injury claims stemming from birth mismanagement and negligence. One client reports: "Her guidance, advice, reassurance and kindness helped us so much through an extremely difficult time."

Simon Mansfield focuses on birth injury cases. Market sources note that he "gets on top of the cases very quickly" and "goes the extra mile."

Stuart Bramley focuses on claims concerning birth injuries and infectious disease, as well as representing clients in inquiries. "He combines a personable approach with astute judgement, intellect and rigour," a client says.

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Exeter and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Clair Hemming
Band 2
Endurance Arthur
Band 1
Simon Mansfield
Up and Coming
Stuart Bramley
Band 2