Neil Thompson

Viewing: Clinical Negligence for Neil Thompson

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:
Surgery
- Arteriovenous malformation: negligent remedial surgery
- Accessory nerve damage during surgery
- 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
- A and E: failure to diagnose and manage and follow-up infection: loss of index finger
Medical
- Crohn’s disease: long-term failure to manage and follow-up leading to death
- 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
Midwifery
- Negligence in the management of childbirth
GPs
- 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
Dental
- 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:
- Getting the Most from Expert Evidence
- A Practical Guide to Venous Thromboembolism Claims
- A Practical Approach to Breach of Duty and Causation
- 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
Notable Cases
Mannion v. William Kenyon and 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
Memberships
Personal Injuries Bar Association
Qualifications
BA (Hons)

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