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I am a Solicitor specialising in claims relating to negligent medical treatment.
I am a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Accredited Senior Litigator.
I handle cases across the entire field of medicine, from minor orthopaedic injuries through to stroke and birth injury claims. In addition, I undertake representation of families at Inquests.
During my career I have recovered millions of pounds in compensation for clients. I have been involved with high profile cases such as the Alder Hey organ retention litigation and Stepping Hill insulin contamination cases.
I also personally conducted the first Article 2 Human Rights inquest in North Wales, which concerned a patient suicide.
I have contributed on behalf of Claimants and patient bodies in the media and have featured on Granada Reports, BBC Midlands Today, BBC Radio Wales and ITV Calendar News.
I have a particular interest in cases relating to fatalities, oral cancer, surgical negligence and spinal injuries.
"Thorough and dedicated" - Legal 500, 2017
"Kevin worked with the utmost professionalism throughout and provided clear and concise guidance. Even though I will not be pursuing a claim and am deciding to work with my local hospital to change policy. The review of my legal claim was extremely professional, timely and personable. At a difficult time you need clear instruction and guidance and that is exactly what I was provided with." – 5* Trustpilot Review
As a teenager I discovered that I was able to anticipate and solve problems before my peers. I got on well with people and was adept when necessary at backing up my views. Going into the law seemed a natural choice for me.
I enjoy meeting with clients and helping them find a solution to their situation.
Often they have received not only poor medical treatment, but they have then been let down further by a lack of an explanation, an apology or even help and advice in securing necessary equipment or funding resources.
As a consequence, the advice that I offer can lead to life-changing outcomes, whether reassuring them that they not alone, helping organise rehabilitation or securing compensation.
Irwin Mitchell has a large number of solicitors who are specialists in their own field. This team-based approach means that I can always obtain high quality, up to date advice for my clients if other issues arise. The attitude of the firm is very much about getting the best for our clients in each and every case.
Away from the office, I enjoy spending time with my family, travelling, watching Liverpool FC, and playing guitar.
“Natalie and Nicholas were left completely devastated by the tragic loss of their first child, Poppy.
“Now the legal case is finished, they are keen to ensure that lessons are learnt from this terrible ordeal in order to improve patient safety in the future and hopefully reduce the risk of other parents from suffering the way they have.
“Their experience highlights the need to ensure that guidelines are adhered to, first and foremost. If necessary, any decision to depart from protocol should be properly assessed by senior staff in advance and fully take into account the impact of any holiday period on resources. This issue needs to be addressed within the NHS on a national level."
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