Nicola Wainwright is an experienced specialist clinical negligence lawyer who has specialised in this field since 1997. She is a member of the Law Society’s clinical negligence panel and a member of AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents). She is also an Association of Personal Injury Lawyer (APIL) Senior Litigator and is ranked by Chambers guide to the legal profession as a leading individual in the area of clinical negligence. She has previously been asked to submit oral evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Health on complaints and litigation.

Nicola has extensive experience in dealing with brain and spinal injury claims caused because of medical negligence.

Nicola is currently working on cases arising from the failure to diagnose brain tumours and diseases, such as meningitis and HSV, as well as cases arising from negligent brain surgery.

Nicola also has a number of cases on behalf of children who sustained brain damage at birth and now suffer cerebral palsy. Nicola was pleased last year to obtain a significant interim payment to enable one family to move into a more suitable house, which had room for their daughter to use her wheelchair inside the house.

Recent brain injury cases