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Elizabeth O’Mahony

Medical Negligence

Associate

"My job is to make the legal process as accessible and streamlined as possible, so clients can concentrate on the important goal of getting stronger. "

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I have experience of a wide range of different clinical negligence claims which include, delays in diagnosis and treatment, surgical, cancer, plastic or cosmetic surgery, gynaecological injuries often as a result of child birth, care of the elderly, missed fractures and claims involving children including assisting on high value birth injuries cases.

Claims are conducted against various sectors including GPs, Dentists, Hospitals both NHS and private, and care homes.

Career Highlights

  • Settled a claim for fracture of ankle leading to ongoing disability – £1.4m damages
  • Successful High Court Trial at the Royal Courts of Justice, involving a delay in diagnosis and treatment of my client’s appendicitis. The case was reported: DANIEL MEYNELL v CROYDON HEALTH SERVICES NHS TRUST (2018) [2018] EWHC 2431 (QB) (Jay J) 18/04/2018 – £35k damages
  • Successful fatals claim against a GP for negligently failing to send a skin biopsy to pathology which resulted in a malignant melanoma metastasising to the brain and causing the death of a young mum – £110k
  • Damages secured for a bile duct injury causing some life-long issues – £70k
  • Settlement against a Trust which negligently caused a grade IV pressure ulcer – £18k
The Law Society accredited - Clinical Negligence
The Law Society accredited - Personal Injury
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers - Accredited personal injury practice
Action against medical accidents - Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel
Headway, the brain injury association - Head Injury Solicitor 2016
Spinal Injuries association