Managing a caseload comprising of maximum severity cases, Nicola specialises in catastrophic injury and claims for adults and children who have suffered brain injuries as a result of clinical negligence, accidents or road traffic collisions.
In regards to clinical negligence, Nicola represents clients who have been victims of clinical negligence, including cerebral palsy, wrongful birth, diagnostic mistake, delayed diagnosis and surgical errors.
Nicola is also part of the team responsible for representing those clients affected by vaginal mesh implants (TVT and TOT) and is heavily involved in progressing those cases, as well as supervising the work of others.
With significant experience of dealing with clients who have suffered amputations (both from medical negligence and trauma) and spinal injuries, Nicola works tenaciously to ensure that compensation is achieved to meet their needs and enable them to lead a full and active life.
Nicola aims to obtain interim payments wherever possible so rehabilitation, a care package and suitable accommodation can be put in place before the claim is concluded.
Nicola has an extensive record of successfully litigating high value cases.
The most rewarding aspect about working at Thompsons for Nicola is the firm’s commitment to only representing the victims of injustice or injury.
Nicola’s Case Experience
Road Traffic Accident claims: Nicola’s client was a pedestrian in a road traffic accident who was left in a wheelchair after suffering serious injuries to the head and brachial plexus. Nicola secured a £750,000 settlement for her client.
Nicola also secured a settlement of £550,000 for a client who suffered a spinal cord injury in a road traffic accident.
Medical Negligence claim: Nicola settled an extremely complex claim arising after patient died from a failure to diagnose and treat a colonic ischemia during surgery to remove a rectal carcinoma. Following the commencement of proceedings Nicola secured a compensation package of £300,000 for her client.
Nicola is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Nicola is a Chartered Legal Executive.
Nicola’s former client said: "Thank you for all your hard work, ingenuity and perseverance with my case. I can still hardly believe the outcome and I won't ever forget what you've achieved for me. Thanks for always taking the time to explain things and for all the reassurance, it really helped at times when I was feeling low. I hope I can now walk away from that awful year and look ahead."
Another of Nicola’s former clients said: “A massive thank you from all of us for your help and support over the last few years. You’ve been absolutely brilliant, and we couldn’t have got through it without your support and guidance.”