David Tyack

Viewing: Clinical Negligence for David Tyack

David is a very experienced practitioner of clinical negligence litigation. He has very extensive experience of cases involving most types of clinical injuries in most areas of clinical speciality.
As a senior junior, David is content and competent to undertake high value and complex cases without the input of Leading Counsel. In cases of sufficient value and complexity, David is often led. David is used to working in large teams of experts and lawyers and is happy to assist instructing solicitors to select appropriate experts for a particular case.
David has been consistently recommended as a leading barrister for clinical negligence cases. He is recommended as a band one clinical negligence barrister in the most recent edition of Chambers and Partners 2018/2019 and as a leading personal injury and clinical negligence barrister in the most recent Legal 500 guide 2018/2019.
David also undertakes high value personal injury cases involving serious and catastrophic injuries. His experience of doing so adds to his background knowledge of and familiarity with medical issues which helps him quickly to get to the heart of clinical negligence cases.
David has experience of a variety of clinical negligence cases, including the following areas: brain injury and cerebral palsy; cancer; gynaecology and obstetrics; medical; spinal injury and surgical.
Further details of David’s experience can be found under his specialist profiles.
David is on the Spinal Injuries Association list of barristers recommended for spinal injury litigation. David often gives talks to solicitors and other professionals involved in clinical negligence litigation. He has been an invited speaker to AVMA events.
Recommendations
“David’s attention to detail is second to none. You know that if you instruct him on a case he will pour his soul into it and make sure that every aspect of the claim has been explored. There is no chance of something being missed.” “Hugely impressive when dealing with experts and focusing their minds.”
Chambers UK 2019
“Intelligent and tactically aware.”
Legal 500 2019
“Really cracking eye for detail and brilliant at getting experts on track.” “A proactive counsel, he is not scared to explore novel legal points.” “He is very understanding and very approachable with clients.”
Chambers UK 2018
“A safe pair of hands.”
Legal 500 2017
“Very intelligent and can absorb a huge amount of detail very quickly.” “Very little escapes his eye.”
Chambers UK 2017
“Second to none in analysing medical evidence.”
Legal 500 2016
“He has a really good eye for detail and is hugely impressive when dealing with experts and focusing their minds.” “He is very approachable, very thorough and always well prepared.”
Chambers UK 2016
Notable Cases
Cases
Claim involving child who suffered a fractured skull at birth as a result of negligent delivery leading to severe cognitive deficits.
Claim involving mother who was the subject of missed cervical cancer diagnosis, leading to intensive chemoradiotherapy, vesisco-vaginal fistula, dependence on bilateral nephrostomies and kidney failure.
Claim involving mother who suffered sepsis as a result of perforated bowel during caesarean section leading to cardiac arrest, chronic critical care neuropathy and life changing disabilities.
Claim involving insertion of inappropriately sized cardiac valve leading to chronic heart failure.
Claim involving negligent failure to treat eye infection leading to blindness
Reported Cases
Nottinghamshire County Council v Bottomley [2010] EWCA Civ 756
SE Wood v Days Health UK Ltd [2016] EWHC 1079 (QB)
SE Wood v Days Health UK Ltd [2016] EWHC 1079 (QB)
Memberships
Personal Injuries Bar Association
AvMA
Qualifications
MA Juris, Christ Church, Oxon