Areas of Expertise
Nicola deals with complex clinical negligence claims including delay in diagnosis, surgical error, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, fatal accident claims and inappropriate treatment of medical conditions.
Prior to Devonshires Solicitors she worked at a number of claimant clinical negligence firms.
Nicola is described as ‘hardworking’ in the Legal 500 directory where the Clinical Negligence team at Devonshires Solicitors is highly ranked.
Nicola graduated from Warwick University with an LLB in Law before completing her Law Society Finals in Leeds.
Nicola is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and is an accredited AvMA Clinical Negligence Specialist Panel member.
Nicola successfully negotiated a lifetime provisional damages order for a 24 year old female claimant which allows her to make unlimited applications for further damages if she suffers osteoporotic fractures in the future.
Nicola was instrumental in winning a case at trial against a GP who failed to refer a 55 year old man suffering from chest pain to hospital. As a result of the delay the Claimant suffered major cardiac damage which was avoidable.
Nicola settled a claim shortly before trial for a claimant who had an unnecessary radical neck dissection and an inadequate repair of a Chyle leak resulting in extensive scarring and loss of muscle strength which affected the claimant's ability to work.