Michael Wingrave Professional Negligence
Michael’s experience predominantly lies in clinical negligence and in negligence committed by legal professionals.
Michael accepts instructions from both claimants and defendants in solicitor’s negligence matters.
Examples recent instructions include:-
Missed limitation dates;
Failures to obtain proper expert evidence to support various heads of claim;
Insufficiency of settlement;
Faulty advice when performing a commercial conveyance;
Failures in service.
Michael also accepts instructions from the claimants and defendants in clinical negligence matters. Recent experience includes:-
Medication withdrawal from Schizophrenic by GP;
Stroke resulting from negligent prescription of anti-coagulants;
Negligent treatment of leg lengthening patient, complicated by incarceration;
Coroners Inquests into deaths in hospital;
Misdiagnoses/negligent treatment in Accident and Emergency cases;
Negligently performed spinal surgery;
Negligent failure to identify or treat Cauda Equina Syndrome;
Negligent nursing care of paediatric epilepsy patients;
Negligently performed ophthamological surgery;
Failure to correctly set fractures of the hand;
Misdiagnoses in cardiology cases.
Michael has also assisted on a number of mishandled birth cases resulting in catastrophic brain injuries/cerebral palsy.
He has developed a sub-specialism in claims where limitation is in issue and has lectured at an AvMA event on this subject.
Michael accepts conditional fee work, subject to positive risk assessment.
During his training for the Bar, Michael was awarded the Winston Churchill Pupillage Prize and the Sir Joseph Cantley Award by the Middle Temple.
LLB (Hons) UNN
Personal Injuries Bar Association