Stephen Norris Clinical Negligence Associate
Stephen is an Associate in the Clinical Negligence team with over 15 years' experience dealing with litigated personal injury claims before joining the team in January 2019 to specialise in clinical negligence matters.
The Legal 500 details how Stephen ‘explores every detail for his clients’ and is ‘willing to go the extra step’.
Main areas of practice
Stephen has experience in dealing with a range of clinical negligence claims and assists John White, Patricia Wakeford and Kym Provan with complex, high value matters, including those requiring the involvement of the Court of Protection.
Stephen acts for adults and children who have suffered medical negligence as a result of the actions of NHS Trusts, private hospitals and individual general practitioners.
Examples of cases conducted by Stephen include:
- £5000 in compensation for the psychological injuries caused to a client who had a guidewire left in her after she attended hospital having haemorrhaged from a lacerated uterus during childbirth.
- Successfully represented a client who suffered a 10 month delay in surgery following ongoing problems relating to a previously fractured ankle.
He has over 15 years of experience dealing with litigated fast track and multi-track personal injury claims relating to employers' liability, occupiers' liability, and product liability matters, as well as road traffic accidents.