Nicola manages a caseload of maximum severity claims and specialises in catastrophic injuries and claims for children and adults who have sustained brain injuries due to accidents, road traffic collisions or clinical negligence.
Nicola also provides representation for clients who have suffered clinical negligence such as surgical errors, wrongful birth, cerebral palsy, diagnostic mistake and delayed diagnosis.
As of part of the team representing clients impacted by vaginal mesh implants (TVT and TOT), Nicola is responsible for progressing those cases and supervising the work of others.
Nicola has extensive experience dealing with clients who have suffered spinal injuries and amputations (both from trauma and medical negligence) and works tenaciously to secure compensation that will meet their needs and allow them to lead a full and active life.
Wherever possible, Nicola seeks interim payments so that clients can receive a care package, rehabilitation and suitable accommodation while they are waiting for the claim to be 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
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.
Road Traffic Accident claims: Nicola secured £750,000 for her client, who was a pedestrian in a road traffic accident and suffered serious head and brachial plexus injuries and was left in wheelchair.
Nicola also secured a settlement of £550,000 for a client who suffered a spinal cord injury in a road traffic accident.
Nicola is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Nicola is a Chartered Legal Executive.
Nicola’s former client 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.”
Another of Nicola’s former clients 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."