5 quick fire questions with Mary Ojinnaka
What is your role in the company?
Housing Disrepair Solicitor
What is your biggest achievement whilst working here?
Qualifying as a solicitor
What have you been working on recently?
Work wise – Predominantly HDR cases, Clinical negligence cases Outside of work – running, weight trainin...
National Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
The month of April is dedicated to raising awareness of Bowel Cancer and at a time in our lives when it has recently been revealed that potentially 350,000 patients with suspected cancer have seen delays in being referred to hospital due to the covid crisis; it is vital that people are made aware of...
2nd opinions in Clinical Negligence claims – can I shop until I get what I want?
In general healthcare
If a doctor thinks that it is in the best interest of the patient to refer for a second opinion, they should do so. Although you do not have a legal right to a second opinion, a healthcare professional will consider your circumstances and whether a second opinion is needed....
The pleasures of working as a Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Solicitor
It became clear to me quite early on during my legal studies, after a change in career, that I was gravitating towards Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Law. I was initially attracted by the medical science, the general science and the promise of working with evidence to establish the claim....
Protecting the Client’s Interest
In personal injury matters, the Claimant must issue legal proceedings within 3 years of the date of injury, or in Clinical Negligence matters, 3 years from the date of knowledge (when they ought reasonably to have known that they had suffered a significant injury as a result of negligent treatment)....
Rebuilding Shattered Lives
The most common reason given by most practitioners when asked why they have specialised in clinical negligence or catastrophic injury work is because of the benefit that one can provide to those who have been injured.
Working within clinical negligence often client’s are already in a vulnerable st...