Jeanette started her career working at the Crown Prosecution Service before moving onto The Office for the Supervision of Solicitors. She recently joined the Clinical Negligence Department at BTTJ, having worked in the Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Department at her previous firm for nearly 16 years.
Her main objective is to provide a bespoke service, which caters to clients’ individual needs, with the aim of seeking justice and compensation for those clients who have been subject to negligent care/treatment and have suffered as a consequence. She is mindful of the stress and disruption that this can have on clients and their families, and aims to deal with their claims in a sympathetic manner and without any unnecessary delay.
In her spare time, she enjoys photography, travelling and has an interest in classic cars.
Dawn has over 30 years experience dealing with clinical negligence cases of all types including:
Complaints against any Medical Provider such as a Hospital, GP, Physiotherapist, Consultant etc.
Inquests and Incidents resulting in Fatality
Dental incidents particularly dealing with implants, resorption or periodontal disease
Ophthalmic incidents leading to blindness or partial sight particularly relating to Cataract surgery or Option Nerve Sheath Fenestration operations or damage to eye or eyelid following surgery
Failure to diagnose serious diseases such as Cancer, Crohns disease etc
Gynaecological or Obstetric injuries of any type
Catastrophic paediatric cases arising from poorly controlled or managed labour resulting in conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Erbs Palsy/Brachial Plexus injury/Shoulder dystocia and/or a difficult labour leading to symptoms of Dyspraxia (lack of co-ordination).
Any incidents of potentially negligent medical treatment leading to or resulting in brain damage.
Failure of hospital to diagnose damage to tendons particularly if it transpires the tendons have snapped or been cut.
Failure to diagnose or properly treat severe illnesses in children by hospital or GP.
Failure to properly diagnose or treat any condition leading to Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
Dawn is also:-
Secretary to LLR CBIT Family Support Group
Trustee of LLR Headway and Vice Chair of Fundraising, Media and Politics Committee
and has won the following awards:-
Winner of ILEX Pro Bono Award 2006
Winner Leicestershire Law Society Chartered Legal Executive of the Year 2013
Dawn was a Co Author along with a Consultant Neuropsychologist of “Clinical and legal issues associated with the use of cycle helmets” published in Social Care and Neurodisability Journal – Issue 4 2012.
In her free time Dawn loves spending time with her family here and overseas.
She would like to say that she is a Beagle owner but feels that it is probably more the other way round and her Beagle owns her!
Janet has a wealth of experience being in practice since 1988. Janet deals with all areas of Medical Negligence and specialises in Gynaecological and Obstetric cases. Janet also has experience in Inquest work.
A recent client commented “at a very sad time in our lives Janet Wardle provided good, solid advice; she was always kind and caring.”
Specialising in medical negligence cases since 1988, Tom has extensive experience and knowledge in advising claimants and their families, helping them get through what can be the most difficult of times.
He is a member of both the Action against Medical Accident (AVMA) panel and the Law Society Clinical Negligence panel. He specialises in Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury cases and other cases of maximum severity.
Tom heads the Medical Negligence Department at BTTJ and was instrumental in the Department’s recent renewal of its Legal Aid Franchise accreditation, the Auditor from the Legal Aid Agency commenting that the Department’s procedures were the best she had seen.
The Legal 500 has also recognised Tom, stating that he is ‘highly experienced‘, ‘has a great case load‘ and ‘is popular with clients‘.
Richard joined the Clinical Negligence Department in 2010 following a career at the Law Society and Solicitors Regulation Authority.
A keen rugby player and supporter, his first degree was in Sports Science; the Anatomy and Physiology elements of which gives him a head start in the world of Clinical Negligence. He retrained during his time with the Law Society, achieving a commendation in the Graduate Diploma in Law and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, and a distinction in a Master of Laws Degree in 2009.
Richard is a member of Action against Medical Accidents (AVMA), the recognised mark of expertise for specialist Clinical Negligence lawyers.
The Legal 500 has also recognised Richard, stating that he is ‘excellent‘, ‘clever‘, ‘hard working‘ and ‘canny‘.
Richard has experience of a very wide range of Clinical Negligence cases including Orthopaedic, Oncological, Urological, Infection, injury during surgery and the management of long term conditions such as diabetes and Crohn’s Disease. He handles cases from inception to completion, including trial where necessary. He enjoys broadening his medical knowledge with complex and unusual cases.
Richard also became an Affiliate Member of the Society of Estate Practitioners in 2012 and can advise upon, and create, Personal Injury Trusts to protect any settlement monies from being means tested by the state.