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Neil Thompson - Clinical Negligence

Over 30 years’ experience in litigation.  Instructed by leading national solicitors. 
He has extensive trial and tactical experience and is a skilled negotiator.  He has an established reputation for reliability, sound judgment and an approachable, user-friendly rapport with fee-earners and clients.

Recent caseload has included:-

Death: anaesthetics

  • Failure to intubate correctly


  • Failure to heed risk of deep vein thrombosis


  • Accessory nerve damage
  • Failure to guard against risk of venous thromboembolism
  • Negligent surgery and management of ileostomy
  • Arthrodesis – failure to manage
  • Hip replacement - failed prosthesis
  • Cosmetic: failed facial procedure; failed Botox procedure, failed “facelift”
  • Gynaecology – negligent repair of vaginal tear after forceps delivery
  • Colorectal – negligent procedure / pelvic sepsis


  • Cardiology - ECG – failure to diagnose abnormalities; failure to manage;
  • Bladder cancer: failure in diagnose / investigate / follow-up
  • Radiology – failure to review; inadequate review of imaging


  • Negligence in the management of childbirth


  • Delay in treatment



  • Corneal infection: failure to examine diagnose and refer: loss of sight
  • Ventricular impairment – failure to examine diagnose and refer
  • Oxygen saturation / hypoxia – failure to examine diagnose and refer


  • Failure to take radiographs;
  • Failure to examine; failure to diagnose;
  • Failed inlay preparation;
  • Failure to diagnose/treat dental caries/gum disease etc.

Orthodontics: cosmetic realignment / negligence: periodontitis

His recent seminars:-

  • Brexit: Brave New World
  • Part 36 Offers - Securing an advantage
  • Public Liability: Developing Obligations
  • Vicarious Liability- the Limits of Principle
  • Low Symptom Asbestosis Litigation
  • The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: Civil liability for breach
  • The Data Protection Act 1996 from the Litigation Lawyers Perspective
  • Drafting Effective Witness Statements

BA (Hons)


Personal Injuries Bar Association

Mannion v. William Kenyon & Sons Ltd 
Birmingham County Court 2009. Asbestosis. Provisional damages: application for further award, effect of co-morbid conditions on quantum/life expectancy 
Crust v. Powell 
Telford County Court 2010. Motorcycle fatal accident. Proof of dependency following divorce and reconciliation: £100,000. 
Weekes v. Stearn 
Motorcycle fatal accident and secondary victim claims: £250,000 Oxford County Court 2008 
Robinson v. Jaguar Cars Ltd 
Birmingham County Court 2008. Abuse of process: effect of settlement of Employment Tribunal claim on personal injury claim
Rogers v. Birmingham YMCA 
2008. Birmingham County Court. Work stress / harassment. £29,000 (settlement).
Mercury v. A.C. Lloyd Builders.
Nuneaton County Court 2006.£325,000. Building site, back injury.
Ferguson v. Railtrack.
Chesterfield County Court 2005.
£215,000. Motorcyclist. Severe closed head injury.
Kelly v First PMT
2004 Stoke County Court - Bus operator
liable to driver employee for failure to install assault safety screen.
Coates v Jaguar Plc 
[2004] EWCA Civ 337.
Turner v Moseley
2003 Birmingham District Registry £1.03 million - 16 year old severe head injury.
Petts v Copeland 
2003. Birmingham District Registry. £2.9million catastrophic injuries to 6 year old in RTA.
Tall v Taylor
2001. RCJ. £1.2 million - severe closed head injury.
Jones v Stones CA 
[1999] 1 WLR 1739
Bannister v SGB Plc CA
[1998] 1 WLR 1123