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Trethowans LLP

LONDON ROAD, SALISBURY, SP1 3HP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01722 412512
Fax:
Fax 01722 411300
DX:
155560 SALISBURY 7
Email:
Web:
www.trethowans.com

Clare Carter

Tel:
Work 01722 426936
Email:
Trethowans LLP

Work Department

Personal injury.

Position

Clare is a partner in the personal injury team. Clare specialises in clinical negligence and complex personal injury claims on behalf of claimants who have been injured as the result of accidents or medical negligence. Clare undertakes a wide variety of clinical negligence work including birth injury, orthopaedic, delayed diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases (including cancer), gynaecological, surgical, vascular, cardiac and brain injury cases. She acts for both adults and children. Clare has acted for clients who have been injured by negligent hospitals, doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals. She has a particular interest in cerebral palsy birth injury cases and she acts on behalf of child claimants with cerebral palsy in cases worth several million pounds. Clare also acts for clients who have sustained severe injury as a result of road traffic accidents, accidents at work and other types of accidents. Clare’s clients are often suffering from devastating injuries including head and spinal injuries. Clare is a member of the Law Society’s clinical negligence accreditation scheme (since 2007). She is also a member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and is a member of the AvMA Clinical Negligence panel.

Career

Qualified 1997. Partner Trethowans 2011.


South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

The 'excellent' Trethowans LLP is a 'premiership regional firm' whose 'highly competent litigators deal with high-quality claims of the very severe type', using a 'very client-caring' approach. Typical cases concern birth injuries, stillbirths and neonatal deaths, and gynaecological, paedriatric, spinal, orthopaedic, cardiac and oncological issues, as well as  negligence relating to pharmaceutics, A&E treatments or amputations. The 'knowledgeable, fiercely intelligent and hardworking' Clare Carter leads the team; Gavin Lane, who has 'great attention to detail and the ability to find the right expert witness', and Chris Whiteley, who stands out for his 'common sense and good client care', are also noted.

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South West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Trethowans LLP  advises on the full range of clinical negligence work including cerebral palsy, birth injury cases, spinal injury, brain damage, misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis negligently performed surgery, and negligently treated medical conditions. It acts against NHS trusts, NHS hospitals, private hospitals, consultants, GPs and dentists, nationally. Partner and head of team Clare Carter  is ‘indomitable, very experienced, fiercely clever and realistic to boot’. She specialises in high-value, complex matters including neonatal, still birth, gynaecological, paediatric, cancer, cardiac, orthopaedic, radiological, surgical, vascular, ophthalmological, pharmaceutical and amputation cases. Partner Chris Whiteley  has ‘experience, common sense and good client care’, he deals with catastrophic injury cases and negligence cases such as birth injuries. Partner Gavin Lane has ‘very considerable clinical negligence experience’ and ‘the ability to find the right expert witness’. He also deals with catastrophic injury cases such as head injuries, spinal injuries and amputation cases.

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