What we are known for
We have the market leading specialist expertise in defending medical malpractice claims. We offer a unique, full Third Party Authority (TPA) service, in-house medical team and integrated litigation defense team. Our aim is to provide unrivaled levels of service, by combining a detailed knowledge of the healthcare market with technical excellence backed by genuine medical understanding. This, alongside our commitment to innovation and value help make our team the clear leader in this sector.
As a leader in defending medical malpractice claims, we have
experience in handling the most complex, sensitive matters, group
actions, through to the smallest claims adopting appropriate strategies
As we are a market leading presence in the insurance sector, we are
also able to provide specialist advice in the healthcare sector. The
combination of a depth of expertise in both the healthcare and
litigation sector, as well as an international presence, is what sets us
Particular types of work undertaken by our team include:
- Cosmetic surgery – acting for leading cosmetic and plastic
surgeons in defending and managing claims brought by former
patients dissatisfied with the outcome achieved from a variety of
- Primary care – we frequently act for GPs, out-of-hours and walkin centers in a wide range of compensation claims.
- Sports medicine – we act as leading specialists in sports
medicine in connection with claims brought by professional
sportsmen and athletes. Often it is alleged that a doctor's
involvement has curtailed a playing career, resulting in
- Alternative therapies – we act for a range of defendants
undertaking minimally invasive treatment, such as laser tattoo
removal leading to scarring, acupuncture causing punctured lungs, and numerous chiropractors, where it is alleged that
manipulations have caused fractures and even strokes.
- Care homes – we act for private care homes in connection with
claims arising out of alleged lack of care, often leading to a rapid
decline in health and death. This is a sensitive area of our work
and can often generate press interest and regulatory oversight.
- Group actions and major incidents – we have considerable
experience of managing all aspects of serious incidents and
claims. These include multi-party actions, and incidents arising
from criminal conduct from healthcare staff.
- Dentistry – we act for a number of dentists undertaking general
and cosmetic or restorative dentistry.