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Wards Solicitors’ medical negligence and accident and injury lawyers recommended in prestigious Legal 500 guide

  • 23rd Oct 2017


Wards Solicitors’ medical negligence and accident and injury teams, which are headed by Alison Underhill, have been recommended in the latest edition of the prestigious Legal 500 guide for 2017, an independent publication which recommends legal firms and individual lawyers based on merit.

Wards Solicitors is praised for covering a broad range of medical negligence matters with key areas of expertise including claims arising from delayed referrals for the treatment of throat, breast and colon cancer, orthopaedic surgery claims – in particular knee, back and hip surgery as well as claims for substandard care in nursing homes, care homes and hospitals.

Another area highlighted as a particular strength is in advising on claims arising from negligent treatment by GPs with experience in handling high-value, complex claims involving several medical experts but also undertaking work for clients with lower-value matters.

When it comes to accident and injury, Wards Solicitors is recommended for its expertise in handling cases involving personal injury trusts, head and back injuries, losses of limbs, fatal accidents, sexual abuse, occupational stress and harassment, psychological injuries and work accidents. Partner Helen Boyd is particularly recommended for her approachable personality.

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UPDATE August 2020

Wards Solicitors is open and our teams continue to work on existing cases and take on new business and clients.

From early August, we are pleased to announce that we will slowly be starting to re-open some of our branches to clients, but all appointments must be pre-booked.

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