Viewing: Surgical for Neil Thompson

Extensive trial and tactical experience and a skilled negotiator (mediation/joint settlement meetings). An established reputation for reliability, sound judgment and an approachable, user-friendly rapport with fee-earners and clients.
His recent caseload has included:
- 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”
- Colorectal – negligent procedure / pelvic sepsis
- A and E: failure to diagnose and manage and follow-up infection: loss of index finger
- Vascular surgery: diabetic cellulitis. Negligent management: toe amputation
- General surgery: failure to diagnose inguinal hernia
- Colorectal/general surgery: loop ileostomy: negligent failure to observe bowel perforation
- Colorectal/general surgery. Colonoscopy: negligent failure to diagnose adenocarcinoma
- Orthopaedics: negligent failure to undertake fracture fixation
- Orthopaedics: negligent primary reconstruction knee surgery
- Orthopaedics: spinal decompression surgery at wrong level
- Orthopaedics: shoulder surgery negligent technique/procedure
Recent Seminars
A Practical Guide to Venous Thromboembolism Claims
Part 36 Offers - Securing an advantage;
Getting the most from Expert Evidence;
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;
A Practical Guide to Successful Travel Litigation;
Foreign Road Traffic Accidents: Jurisdiction, Procedure, Proper Law;
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
Personal Injuries Bar Association
BA (Hons)

Latest News & Publications

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) What is it? Formation of a blood clot (a thrombus) in a vein Most ...

Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2018
The Brexit vote was about taking back control that had been given up at UK level by the succinct ter...

Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2017