Expertise

Amy acts in claims where delayed diagnosis, surgical and post-operative mismanagement and medical mismanagement have caused life changing injuries.

Amy has an expertise in claims involving spinal cord injuries and with a particular interest in claims that involve the delayed diagnosis of spinal infection and injuries resulting from spinal surgery. Amy’s practice also involves cases where injuries have resulted from the mismanagement and delayed diagnosis of sepsis and meningitis.

Recognition

In The Legal 500 2012, Amy was ranked as a Rising Star.

Career

Amy joined Stewarts in 2009 having started her career in the clinical negligence department of a well respected London firm.

Experience

Recent cases include:

  • Lesforis v Tolias [2019] A case in which the Claimant suffered a spinal cord injury due to her post-operative management. Following a successful High Court trial in 2018 Stewarts successfully resisted the Defendant’s appeal in the Court of Appeal.
  • Obtaining a six figure interim payment for a child with multiple amputations following the delayed diagnosis of toxic shock syndrome.
  • A settlement with a capitalised value of approximately £2m for a 50-year-old man whose thoracic disc surgery resulted in incomplete paraplegia.
  • Achieving a settlement of £1.2m for a 56 year old woman after the delayed diagnosis of an epidural abscess resulted in tetraparesis.

Accreditations and Memberships

Amy holds specialist clinical negligence accreditation with the Law Society and is a member of APIL.

Personal

When not running around after her two young sons, Amy enjoys live music, cooking and baking. She also has a new found interest in interior design and architecture and, in particular, modernist and Scandinavian design.