Fletchers Serious Injury
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Peter Rigby

Director of Medical Negligence Serious Injury

Peter Rigby

Director of Medical Negligence Serious Injury

Peter is dedicated to supporting victims of catastrophic medical negligence injuries and endeavours to provide a clear and coherent approach to claims. He recognises the effects serious injuries can have and therefore ensures his customers’s need for support is met. Peter also has a vast amount of experience working with customers who have been injured abroad and is able to act under international law to provide the best outcomes.

Peter leads the department, which now boasts some of our most knowledgeable, dedicated and hardworking team members.

Team Leaders

Georgina Tither

Senior Solicitor/Team Leader Medical Negligence

Georgina is a solicitor within the department and has worked in clinical negligence for over six years. She has previous experience dealing with cases of the utmost severity including delay in diagnosis of cancer and other significant conditions, surgical errors and mistakes during labour. Within her role Georgina ensures cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner and that our customers receive the highest level of support throughout the entirety of their claim.

Julie Garner

Senior Solicitor

Julie has been a clinical negligence solicitor for over 14 years and has a vast amount of experience in dealing with a variety of claim and injury types. As a senior solicitor within the team, Julie is dedicated to ensuring cases are progressing and handled efficiently.

Michael Gray

Senior Solicitor/Team Leader Medical Negligence

Michael has worked in the personal injury sector since 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in March 2010. He joined our Medical Negligence Serious Injury team in 2016, bringing a wealth of litigation experience and after helping to establish a new medical negligence team at his previous firm. He has experience in dealing with life changing catastrophic injuries in particular; cauda equina, amputation and fatal accident cases and has recovered millions of pounds in damages for his Clients. Michael prides himself on his relationships with his Clients and he and his team regularly receive excellent client feedback.

Richard Allbeson

Senior Solicitor

Richard joined Fletchers In March 2017 and is a senior solicitor within the firm working in our Medical Negligence Serious Injury team. He has 30 years’ experience as a high level personal injury lawyer, handling catastrophic brain injury cases as well as other serious injury claims.

Trevor Ward

Senior Solicitor

As one of the leading medical negligence solicitors in the North West, Trevor has considerable experience and medical negligence specialism in dealing with cases involving birth trauma, orthopaedic, ophthalmic, general surgery and diabetic related claims.

Hannah Luscombe

Senior Solicitor/Team Leader Medical Negligence

Hannah is a Senior Solicitor / Team Leader at Fletchers Solicitors with approximately 8 years’ experience, acting exclusively on behalf of Claimants.

Hannah supervises a team of lawyers dealing with cases arising out of medical negligence. Hannah’s team have a wealth of experience acting for customers who have suffered life changing injuries to provide support and recover compensation to ensure their needs are met.

Alison Flaherty

Head of Medical Negligence - Southport

Alison is Head of Medical Negligence Serious Injury and is based in our Southport office. She is a Senior Solicitor with over 15 years’ experience in personal injury and medical negligence. Alison assists with the overall running of the Department and oversees several of the Medical Negligence teams, dealing with a variety of cases from the first call right the way through to Trial.

Nicola Winslett

Head of Excellence - Medical Negligence

As Head of Excellence, Nicola ensures the quality of work in the department is always kept to a high standard. She manages a team of senior solicitors and shares her wealth of personal injury knowledge with the whole department. She joined Fletchers in 2014, has over 22 years’ experience in the legal sector.

Darren Tamplin-Compton

Senior Solicitor/Team Leader Medical Negligence

Darren is a senior solicitor within our medical negligence department and has over 16 years of relevant experience. He manages a team of lawyers, dedicated to successfully pursuing claims for substandard medical care. Darren joined Fletchers in July 2015 and was previously an Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) specialist solicitor panel member and a partner at a niche medical negligence firm.

Susan Healey

Susan is a Team Leader within the Medical Negligence Department; she qualified as a solicitor in 2005, prior to this she had been a nurse. Susan has a great deal of experience in acting for clients in a wide range of medical negligence claims, including surgical errors, delay in diagnosing cancer, orthopaedic injuries, gynaecological and obstetric cases and birth injuries. Her clients have described her as knowledgeable, caring, supportive and easy to talk to.

Johanna Thompson

Head of Medical Negligence Serious Injury Manchester

Johanna is Head of Medical Negligence Serious Injury Manchester and leads a team of lawyers within the Medical Negligence Department. She has over 30 years of experience in the legal sector, much of which is within Medical Negligence. She also has extensive inquest experience and sits part time as an Assistant Coroner.