Clinical Negligence

Expert solicitors in clinical negligence

If you have been seriously injured as a result of clinical negligence you need a serious injury specialist to protect your interests. We have a dedicated team of expert clinical negligence solicitors with many years experience of handling claims running into many millions of pounds.

We understand that the after effects of clinical negligence can be devastating for both you and your family. We will leave no stone unturned to get you the compensation you deserve as quickly as we can. We will always make sure that you get what you are entitled to. We can also assist with the hospital complaints procedure, including finding out whether there is a serious incident report and if so, what it says. We act for clients locally, nationally and internationally. As far as legal costs are concerned:

  • You may have legal expenses insurance
  • We may be able to offer you a “no win, no fee” agreement.

In most cases you only get one chance to get it right. Start getting it right by instructing us now to fight your case for you.

What does the Legal 500 UK Solicitors South East 2024 guide say about us?

“Hart Brown is well known for negotiating and litigating a range of clinical negligence cases, receiving praise for its ‘great collaborative team with depth of knowledge’. Gerard Sanders leads the team, advising on claims involving orthopaedic injuries and general surgical claims, among others.”

‘Great collaborative team with depth of knowledge.’

‘Staff always very approachable, friendly and can literally not do enough every time we visit. Very professional service. Regularly recommend this firm to friends who require help.’

‘Our solicitor, Mark Wisby has been extremely supportive and we feel he has gone above and beyond in helping us through our case in progress. My wife and I feel we are part of the Hart Brown family!’

‘Knowledgeable in medico-legal matters with good guidance.’

‘Good quality solicitors who represent their clients well.’

‘Gerard Sanders is indefatigable in fighting for his clients.’

For urgent advice from a specialist serious injury solicitor about your clinical negligence claim contact us now by calling today on 01483 887766, email us or alternatively get in touch via live chat.

Who to contact

Gerard Sanders - Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders - Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders

Gerard qualified with a large regional firm in 1991. Since 1995 he has specialised exclusively on claimant personal injury work. More recently he has focused on complex higher value clinical negligence and personal injury claims, achieving seven figure settlements in personal injury cases involving amputation, multiple orthopaedic injuries and head injuries.

His greatest success has been winning the high profile case of Delaney-v-The Secretary of State for Transport where after almost 9 years of litigation involving two Court of Appeal hearings and an application to the Supreme Court he was finally able to establish that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau Agreement was incompatible with EEC law. As a direct result of the decision in this case the agreement has had to be amended to the benefit of many future victims of uninsured drivers.

Gerard is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and he appears in the latest Legal 500 rankings in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence.

Gerard’s other professional qualifications include a Diplome D’Etudes Juridiques Francaises from Strasbourg University.

What do people say about Gerard?

“I have the highest regard for you and your company.” – Dr Philip Steadman , Consultant Psychiatrist.

“He is a pleasure to work with and always gains the absolute best outcome for those who instruct him. He is highly responsive and he has an eye for detail with a sensible overview of the global issues.” – Colin McDevitt, Barrister, 3 Paper Buildings.

“I think that is an excellent outcome!. You have phenomenal negotiation skills. I work with insurers every day and to say the very least they are a challenge!” – client.

“It has been an unbelievably difficult time over the past few years. The decision to have my leg amputated was not particularly easy, nor was the rehabilitation. To do all of that whilst worrying about my case would have quite simply been overwhelming. Having you there meant that I had none of that worry. I have always known as I was in incredibly good hands and that I had nothing to be concerned about… You have made a unfathomably difficult situation immeasurably easier, and I will be forever grateful to you.” – client.

    Mark Wisby- Clinical Negligence

    Mark Wisby

    Associate, Clinical Negligence

    Mark Wisby- Clinical Negligence

    Associate, Clinical Negligence

    Mark Wisby

    Mark is an Associate Solicitor specialising in clinical negligence and serious injury claims.

    Mark’s role is to investigate allegations of negligence including at inquests to try and get his clients any additional help they may need and to recover for them the compensation they deserve. He guides his clients carefully through the litigation and alternative dispute resolution process always setting out clearly what the options are and which is the best one.

    He has over 30 years’ experience of working for both claimants and defendants including working on secondment for a number of insurers dealing with employers’ liability, public liability, product liability and road traffic accident claims. He has over that time recovered substantial damages for his many clients including over £3 million for one of them.

    Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and qualified at the Inns of Court Temple as a solicitor in 2004.

    Mark really listens to what his clients want to achieve and will always tries to ‘go the extra mile’ to secure a successful outcome.

    What do Mark's clients say?

    "...thank you so very much for handling my case and getting me an unexpected outcome even with its complexity! The settlement has afforded me to cut my hours and afford to take early retirement..."

    "A huge thank you for all of your guidance and support. Throughout you have been patient, explaining everything, never offering false hope, always approachable. We can now move forward..."

    "I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you for all the hard work you have done for me... I really appreciate it and wasn't expecting anywhere near the final figure, all due thanks to you!"

    "Thank you for all your efforts in sorting out my personal injury claim... I also thank you for your clear and concise explanation of legal speak which is hard to understand. All of my meetings with you were productive and interesting and you kept me well informed throughout."

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      "A very professional service delivered in a very personal way. We shall never forget how hard you worked for us"

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      "Marek has an exceptional ability to deal diligently with important fine details of these cases. It is this precision and attention to detail which leads to his success as a clinical negligence lawyers. He is charming with his clients, involving them fully and sympathetically at every stage of the case. He is always a rock of support in difficult times to victims of medical and other accidents."

      Marek Bednarczyk, Partner, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

      "At all times he has been impressive in his grasp of often complex issues, his gathering of medical and witness evidence and most of all in the results he has obtained for his clients."

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