Joanna Rzepecka Trainee Legal Executive

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Contact Details

Joanna is a Trainee Legal Executive in the Clinical Negligence team. Having joined the team in 2014, Joanna has conducted lower value claims in her own right and assists others with high value claims and a wide range of other clinical negligence claims. Joanna translates for and assists with Polish speaking clients.
She specialises in quantum and prepares Schedules of Losses in all types of claims including brain injury, birth injury and other high value claims.

Main practice

Joanna is a native Polish speaker and also speaks English fluently. She is therefore able and very keen to assist with translating the complexities of the law where necessary. Joanna prepares and assists with the preparation of complex and high value Schedules of Loss and has her own case load.

Clients

Joanna has assisted with a large number of claims, not only in relation to clinical negligence but also on occasion in relation to general personal injury claims.

Significant experience

  • Dental claims
  • Assisted with drafting multi million pound schedule for brain injured client

Expertise

Articles by Joanna

Delay in diagnosis of a severed tendon

In the News

In May of 2017, Ms N injured her little and index finger with a knife whilst preparing food. She attended A&E where she was assessed by a doctor who advised her that the cut was not deep. However, it was later discovered she had damaged a tendon.

Delays in reporting cancer diagnosis

In the News

A recent article in The Times has highlighted the delays in reporting the diagnosis of certain types of cancer, which in some cases can negatively influence a patient's chances of recovery.

Appreciating the dangers of Sepsis

In the News

Sepsis is to be treated just like a suspected heart attack however the symptoms can be similar to a common infection so can easily be missed which could lead to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Joanna Rzepecka explains why Sepsis is a worry for everyone