Career and Education
Casey Stillman started her career in the Personal Injury sector at a large personal injury solicitors firm, in 2006.
She studied the LLB Law degree at the University of Westminster, London, with a year spent studying French Constitutional Law at the University of Nice, Cote D’Azur. She achieved a First-Class Honours undergraduate Law degree in 2012 followed by the Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent grade). After completing the Bar Course, she spent 3 and a half years working as full time Research Assistant to a senior barrister specialising in personal injury, fatal accidents, medical negligence, procedural issues and costs. During this time she assisted with writing two books on fatal claims and a book on land and boundary disputes. She then moved to a regional firm where she spent over two years representing people in litigated and non-litigated personal injury and employers’ liability claims.
Casey joined Pryers’ medical negligence team in 2019 where she has continued to develop her clinical negligence practice.
Areas of Specialism
Casey is an experienced and highly skilled Litigation Executive and advocate with over 10 years of experience with personal injury and clinical negligence claims, including those involving:
- Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis/treatment claims
- Delayed cancer diagnoses
- Spinal injuries
- Nerve injuries
- Orthopaedic claims, including amputations
- Surgical errors
- Dental negligence
- Injuries arising out of treatment in care homes
- Birth injuries and negligent obstetric care
Outside of work Casey and her husband enjoy hunting down old, derelict properties, ripping them apart and breathing new life into them. They are currently on the hunt for a piece of land to build a grand designs style glass house.
When she isn’t working on property Casey loves to travel, ski, and cook.
Nerve damage for surgery performed without consent
Casey secured £70,000 compensation for a patient who suffered nerve damage after a wisdom tooth extraction that was carried out without the patient’s consent.
Cancer misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis
Casey specialises in claims involving the misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of cancer and has secured:
- £56,000 damages for a patient who suffered a 1 year delay in diagnosis of breast cancer.
- £42,500 damages for a patient who suffered inappropriate surgery to remove carcinoma leading the breakdown of skin in the area and a very long recovery.
…my case handler Casey Stillman was very responsive and flexible in regards to sharing information.
Casey was very quick with her replies and was able to down to earth and less formal in order for me to understand certain elements and obtain a faster settlement.
The service was excellent could not have asked for better very professional easy to talk to and things were explained in an easy and understanding way highly recommend them.
Casey is amazing and explained everything to me in plain English… Always quick responding to emails, always got back to me when I called by telephone, very good service.