Client left tetraplegic after a delay in diagnosing spinal infection
5 February 2019
Alexandra has significant experience dealing with high-value claims involving catastrophic brain and spinal injuries for adults and children (including cerebral palsy). She also acts for individuals who lack capacity, including claims arising out of the misdiagnosis and treatment of TB, spinal abscesses, haematomas, and mismanagement at birth and in the neonatal period.
Alexandra has previously been described in The Legal 500 as a “bright and able” associate.
Alexandra obtained judgement at trial in a spinal abscess case for damages of £1.9m. She also secured damages of around £3m for a lady who developed paraplegia during cardiac surgery and £1.2m for the estate and dependents of a lady who suffered severe neurological injuries following the misdiagnosis of TB.
Alexandra obtained a degree in History from London University before being called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1997. She joined the Clinical Negligence department at Stewarts in February 2000.
Time limits and cumulative causation in personal injury cases – Lexis Nexis 6 May 2014
Alexandra enjoys reading and trying to keep fit.