Client left tetraplegic after a delay in diagnosing spinal infection
5 February 2019
Current cases include claims arising from delayed diagnosis of various conditions in a range of circumstances, including GP, outpatient, oncological, acute, intraoperative and postoperative care, which have resulted in brain or spinal cord injury or fatality. Carla has also handled cerebral palsy and severe orthopaedic injury cases.
As well as dealing with complex issues of liability in clinical negligence, Carla has significant experience in preparing substantial schedules of loss and has been involved in a number of successful settlements of catastrophic injury cases whilst at Stewarts.
Carla has significant experience of running complex and high-value clinical negligence cases. As a result of her specialisation in brain and spinal cord injury claims in a wide range of circumstances, she has developed an excellent knowledge of these conditions.
Carla studied Law at Kent University before completing her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford. Having joined Stewarts as a paralegal in 2006, Carla completed a training contract with the firm and qualified into the Clinical Negligence department in 2009. She was made an associate in 2014.
Carla enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and watching rugby and musicals.