Tami Frankel

Medical Negligence Solicitor and Partner

 

“Formulating a claim and watching it take shape based on your investigation and interpretation of the details brings an added dimension to running a case. Working in the field of medical negligence means that we get additional training in medical issues and this makes it professionally rewarding.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

1990 – LLB (Hons) from University College London
1994 – Qualified as a solicitor


Professional memberships:

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – Senior Litigator
  • Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme

 

Profile:

Tami Frankel has specialised in medical negligence at Gadsby Wicks since she joined the firm in 2001 where she is a Partner. After qualifying as a solicitor in 1994, she was articled at top City firm Rowe and Maw (now Mayer Brown) where she stayed until moving to Foynet Quinn to work in personal injury claims and medical negligence on behalf of defendants including hospitals and the local Health Authority. In 1998, she joined Essex firm Gepp and Sons where, as Head of their personal injury department, Tami began to work on behalf of claimants in medical negligence litigation. Having represented both defendants and claimants, Tami brings a broad perspective to a medical negligence claim. She now works exclusively for claimants.

Tami has a passion for travel, especially Italy, and has a particular interest in vintage fashion.

 

Career highlight:
The intellectual challenge of taking a crossover point between employment law and personal injury law to the House of Lords. (Johnson vs Unisys Ltd 2001).

 

See below for a selection of cases where Tami has helped patients and their families make a successful claim for compensation:

  • Delayed diagnosis and treatment of infection – £35,000
  • Failure to perform neck lift – £12,500 
  • Post surgery Complications leading to Amputation – £260,000
  • Death due to Delays in Diagnosing Cervical Cancer – £200,000
  • Side Effects of Dopamine Agonists in Parkinson’s Disease – £40,000
  • Delayed Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer – £95,000
  • Neonatal Death due to Mismanaged Delivery of Breech – £80,000 
  • Late Diagnosis and Treatment of a Subdural Empyema – £2,046,938
  • Spastic Quadriplegia due to Birth Trauma – £413,200
  • Lack of Informed Consent for Breast Reconstruction Surgery – £150,000

 

Articles by Tami Frankel

 

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