Medical Negligence Litigation Executive
“The really complicated cases are particularly challenging and can take you into really interesting areas. When these cases reach a settlement for a claimant, it is even more satisfying to know that you have played a part in that.”
1980 – BA (Hons) in languages – Wolverhampton University
1982 – Post graduate diploma in translation – University of Westminster
1991 – LLB (Hons) – University of Westminster
- Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – Senior Litigator
Jane Canning first developed an interest in the law when working at the RNIB as a Braille proofreader and editor. She began a law degree in the evenings before making a career change in 1989. After 6 years working in the personal injury and clinical negligence team at Hodge, Jones and Allen, she joined Gadsby Wicks in 1996 as a medical negligence specialist. Jane handles a wide range of claims and has a particular interest in adult mental health.
Jane is an avid reader and music lover and enjoys travel. She is particularly inspired by the beauty of Australia and New Zealand.
Winning a claim against the odds due to its complexity.
See below for a selection of cases where Jane has helped patients and their families make a successful claim for compensation:
- Delayed treatment of haemorrhage following a hysterectomy leading to death – £170,000
- Incorrect Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer – £38,000
- Delayed diagnosis of subarachnoid haemorrhage – £3,486,000
- Penetration of the brain by over tightening of halo brace pin – £50,000
- Failure to diagnose infective endocarditis – £27,500
- Death due to failure to diagnose Wegener’s Granulomatosis – £230,000