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Katy Wood

Medical Negligence

Associate

"It is my job to support those injured by medical negligence and ensure they achieve the best possible outcome."

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I specialise in clinical negligence. I have assisted and managed claims within a large group action, involving claims for over 200 women against Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. I have also been involved in other high value, complex cases. These cases cover a broad range of medical issues including, birth and brain injury, orthopaedic, fatal, obstetric and gynaecology claims.

I provide specialist advice in these areas, over a wide range of clinical negligence issues but have particular experience with claims relating to obstetrics and gynaecology, fatals, orthopaedics and birth and brain injury.

Career Highlights

  • Assisting in the settlement of a complex birth injury claim that received one of the biggest settlements in claims history in excess of £9,000,000.
  • FdSc Law in 2008 from University of Plymouth
  • BSc Law with Business Studies Degree from University of Plymouth in 2009
  • Graduate Member of CILEx October 2013
  • Fellow of CILEx June 2015

What our Customers Say

" I was made to feel comfortable and safe talking about very personal, physical problems and feelings. I was totally satisfied with the advice Katy gave and the settlement she achieved. I received excellent service- thank you. "
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