Lisa joined Pryers LLP in October 2019 and brings many years experience as a clinical negligence lawyer having initially trained under Neil Fearn at Ison Harrison Solicitors following which she joined Neil as a newly qualified solicitor at Simpson Millar LLP, being promoted to Associate in 2012 and partner in 2015.
Lisa undertakes a wide variety of clinical negligence matters and has significant experience in dealing with birth injuries having recently settled for a child who suffers from cerebral palsy for in excess of 15 million pounds. She also has a particular interest in cases involving shoulder dystocia which lead to a diagnosis of Erbs Palsy and attempts to support those affected by Erbs Palsy by raising money for their charity.
Lisa also has a wide range of experience in general clinical negligence matters including hip dysplacia, neonatal death, wrongful birth, amputation and claims for misdiagnosis.
Lisa has strong links to SCOPE a charity which supports those affected by all types of disability and in her spare time enjoys taking part in running events to raise money for charity.
Lisa has been involved in arranging a number of education events aimed to provide an opportunity for parents of those affected by disability to have access to a wide range of professional including, educational specialists, occupational therapists and welfare benefits advice.
Lisa is a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme of specialist clinical negligence solicitors.
CF v Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust
A case on behalf of a child claimant who suffered severe brain injury resulting in quadriplegic cerebral palsy as a result of the substandard management of his mother’s labour in which the Claimant was awarded a global settlement in excess of 15 million pounds made up of a lump sum and an annual payment.
JB v Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
A case on behalf of a child who had a late diagnosis of sepsis leading to severe brain injury which resulted in a multi-million pound settlement after the Trust admitted that the Claimant should have been diagnosed 24 hours prior to his diagnosis.