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Spinal Injury and Brain Injury Medical Negligence

Injuries to the spine, nerves, and brain are among the most severe and can have life-changing consequences. If you have suffered a serious injury such as these as a result of inadequate medical treatment, you may have a claim for medical negligence.

 

Our Medical Negligence team specialise in handling complex and serious injuries. We have experience in dealing with patients with catastrophic brain and spinal injuries, cauda equina syndrome, and nerve injuries as a result of delayed and poor treatment.

Why Choose us for your Brain Injury and Spinal Injury Medical Negligence claim?

We will advise on the merits of every claim brought to us, and regardless of its size, complexity or impact, we’ll give each one the care and attention it deserves.

We appreciate that worry about costs can be a barrier to getting professional help – don’t let it stop you. If we believe you have a claim for brain injury medical negligence or spinal injury medical negligence, then we can potentially pursue it via one of a number of funding options or fee arrangements such as ‘no win, no fee’.

If you choose us to look after your claim, we will look after you, as here at Howells we are committed to:

  • Earning the maximum possible compensation settlement for clients
  • Helping establish adequate ‘provision for life’ in terms of ongoing specialist care, housing, support and welfare
  • Removing any fear, worry, or mystery about the legal process and communicating regularly, openly and sensitively
  • Remaining a strong, staunch and tireless advocate for your rights

Medical Negligence FAQs

 

What are the Main Causes of Brain and Spinal Injury?

Brain and spinal injuries are often the result of falls, motor vehicle accidents, and sports-related injuries. Some injuries could also be due to internal injuries, such as infection and inflammation.

How Much Can I Claim for Spinal Injury Negligence?

Every spinal injury case is different, so the final amount of compensation awarded will be based on the severity of the injury and the impact it has had on your life.

What Evidence Do You Need for Medical Negligence?

You will need your own personal medical records and your own statement, as well as statements from any other witnesses as to the facts of the negligence.  

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Contact us on 0114 2496666 and one of our advisors will be in touch to discuss your situation. We will take some initial information and if we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.

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We offer free drop-in sessions with our medical negligence solicitors at our Sheffield, Rotherham, and Barnsley offices. If you think you may have a compensation claim for medical negligence, call 0114 2496611 to speak to one of the team who can go through your claim with you, no appointment necessary.

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The Medical Negligence Team

Our medical negligence team headed up by the highly rated Michelle Gyte, is a specialist practice group driven hard by their belief that everyone is entitled to access to justice.

Professionally, this is a group of highly skilled, very diligent medical negligence lawyers who scrutinise every aspect of a claim, and represent their clients tirelessly. Very simply, they want to give people the best possible chance of continuing their lives with the requisite financial and medical support.

Personally, they are down to earth, friendly and approachable people whom you can talk to and confide in. They’ve seen most things and understand how these traumatic incidents can devastate lives, gauging the true cost of the physical, psychological and emotional damage sustained. They will listen and encourage and then use their technical skills to translate everything that they’ve heard and felt into positive action for you.

Testimonials

“You have made a very fortunate choice of legal representation who have done a fantastic job of persuading the Defendants to part with a large sum of money. I am certain that no legal team could have done better.” His Honour Judge Robinson, Medical Negligence Case, 2021 talking of the Howells team.

Chambers UK

The prestigious Chambers UK 2022 guide ranks the department highly and says Howells is a “noteworthy team offering a broad range of clinical negligence advice to clients, including related human rights claims. Further experience in claims concerning issues surrounding failures in hospital care, including severe birth injuries and delayed diagnoses. Also acts on spinal injury claims, amputations and fatal accidents. The department possesses significant experience in medical inquests.”

“They go the extra mile for the client and are highly efficient.”

Michele Gyte is named as a Star Associate in this area of law and that she is “A very good lawyer – technical, conscientious and hard-working.”

Legal 500

The Legal 500 2022 recommends Howells Clinical Negligence department, saying “Michelle Gyte directs the clinical negligence offering at Howells Solicitors. A specialist in birth injury and fatal accidents, she oversees a team notable for its expertise in niche areas such as prison healthcare, inquests and the interests of secondary victims. Notably the firm also covers matters arising from mental health care, purported violations of the Human Rights Act and supports families during inquests linked to the coronial process.”

Jenna Kisala is also named as a key lawyer in this field.

Jenna Kisala

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Michelle Gyte

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Amy Fiddler

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Rebecca Pepper

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Sasha Marshall-Congreve

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Sharon Rinaldi

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Ellise Todd

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Ella Robb

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Stacey Swain

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Tom Warlow

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Elizabeth Walton

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