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Lucy Habgood, Solicitor

Lucy Habgood

Solicitor

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“I really appreciate the time and hard work that you have spent on my case.”


Lucy is a member of the firm’s specialist clinical negligence team, dealing with claims against NHS Trusts and private medical professionals. She works on a wide range of claims, including birth-injury and orthopaedic claims, cases where there has been a delay in diagnosis of cancer, Accident and Emergency claims and fatal claims.

Legal Services

Clinical Negligence

Cases

  • Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust (1) & Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust (2): A landmark Court of Appeal decision which determined the principles for establishing the extent of the defendant’s responsibility to provide for the claimant’s needs, in cases where the claimant had a pre-existing condition.
  • A settlement of over £6 million (capitalised) for a boy suffering from severe cerebral palsy as a result of the mismanagement of his mother’s labour.
  • A claim against a GP for delay in diagnosis of sepsis. £250,000 was obtained in settlement.
  • A claim for injury to the carotid artery during key-hole surgery. The claimant suffered a stroke and serious on-going consequences. The claim settled for £190,000.
  • Successfully concluding a claim against a care home for injuries, resulting from staff using an incorrect method to transfer an elderly patient. A negotiated settlement of £58,000 was achieved.
  • £35,000 settlement for a client who suffered a stroke following injury to her arteries during spinal surgery.
  • Successfully concluding a claim for injuries caused during prostate surgery.

 

To contact Lucy or for more information…

Call: 0186 578 1093
Or email: Send an email

 

Memberships
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Oxford Medico-Legal Society
Testimonials

“Thank you both again for your tenacity and wise counsel over these last difficult 3 and a half years.”


“I am very grateful to all in the legal team that have supported me over the last four years.”


“I really appreciate the time and hard work that you have spent on my case.”


“…clear but subtle.”

(The Legal 500, 2019)

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