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Gayle Palmer



I am a solicitor specialising in medical negligence, based in our Manchester office. 

I represent clients who have suffered an injury or loss as a result of medical negligence. I have experience of pursuing claims against both individual medical practitioners including GP's, dentists, private doctors and the National Health Service.

I deal with a wide variety of cases including: delay in diagnosis of cancer, orthopaedic injuries, negligent surgery, soft tissue injuries and fatal injuries. 

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

From an early age I always enjoyed helping people to resolve their problems and found the law to be interesting and challenging. After being in and out of hospital with my son during the early years of his life, I found I also had an interest in medicine so medical negligence seemed a great way to combine the two.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

I am very passionate about my job and have found that whilst it is always rewarding to obtain a successful outcome for my clients, the most important aspect of my role is supporting my clients through what can be a very difficult time and assisting them to understand what has happened to them and why.

What Do Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

I am proud to be part of a team that recognises our clients are at the very heart of what we do. We are all specialists in our respective fields which means we can provide an all-encompassing high level of support to our clients through the most difficult of times. 

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

When I am not running around after my son I can usually be found in the gym, out socialising with friends or with my head in a good book.

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  • 06/12/2017
    Settlement For Family Who Lost Baby After Stepping Hill Doctors Mistook Labour For Constipation

    “This is a truly devastating case in which a couple have lost their daughter as a result of circumstances which simply should never have happened. “More than three years on, our clients are still doing everything they can to come to terms with what they have been through and the incredibly difficult decisions they faced – decisions no parent should ever have to make. “While nothing will ever change what happened, we are delighted to have helped them gain justice, answers and an apology regarding what they endured. Stepping Hill Hospital has faced much criticism in recent times and it is vital that every effort is made to improve the quality of care provided to patients.”

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