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Elizabeth Broadley

Senior Associate

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Elizabeth Broadley

Elizabeth Broadley

Senior Associate

People

Elizabeth Broadley

Elizabeth Broadley

Senior Associate

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She specialises in complex and high value claims, including brain injury and spinal injury, but also undertakes work on a variety of other matters involving care provided by doctors, nurses and dentists. In view of her robust approach, claims against her clients are frequently discontinued and on many occasions costs are recovered. In addition, Elizabeth has advised on claims against manufacturers/suppliers for defective products which have caused personal injury.

Elizabeth also presents seminars to clients, writes articles in the team's publication, Health Law News, and supervises more junior members of the team.

Experience
  • Whetstone v Medical Protection Society Ltd [2014] EWHC 1024 (QB) - Elizabeth successfully defended a claim at trial made by a dentist against the MPS relating to the terms of the discretionary indemnity offered to him; this has since become the leading case in relation to this form of indemnity.
  • Involvement with a high profile group action in relation to the insertion of PIP breast implants. This matter includes lots of complex issues regarding liability, who are the responsible parties and their Insurance coverage position.
  • Involvement with an alleged defective hip replacement case, representing the doctor who fitted and recommended the use of this product.
  • Elizabeth has also dealt with claims arising out of other defective products such as a spinal brace and an oxygen concentrator.
  • Representing insurers in successfully declining cover for a high value Fatal Accidents Act 1976 claim which did not fall within the insurance policy.

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Elizabeth Broadley is a Senior Associate in the Healthcare team, where she manages a large caseload of clinical negligence claims for a variety of clients including NHS Resolution, Medical Protection and various insurers.

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Full Profile

She specialises in complex and high value claims, including brain injury and spinal injury, but also undertakes work on a variety of other matters involving care provided by doctors, nurses and dentists. In view of her robust approach, claims against her clients are frequently discontinued and on many occasions costs are recovered. In addition, Elizabeth has advised on claims against manufacturers/suppliers for defective products which have caused personal injury.

Elizabeth also presents seminars to clients, writes articles in the team's publication, Health Law News, and supervises more junior members of the team.

Experience
  • Whetstone v Medical Protection Society Ltd [2014] EWHC 1024 (QB) - Elizabeth successfully defended a claim at trial made by a dentist against the MPS relating to the terms of the discretionary indemnity offered to him; this has since become the leading case in relation to this form of indemnity.
  • Involvement with a high profile group action in relation to the insertion of PIP breast implants. This matter includes lots of complex issues regarding liability, who are the responsible parties and their Insurance coverage position.
  • Involvement with an alleged defective hip replacement case, representing the doctor who fitted and recommended the use of this product.
  • Elizabeth has also dealt with claims arising out of other defective products such as a spinal brace and an oxygen concentrator.
  • Representing insurers in successfully declining cover for a high value Fatal Accidents Act 1976 claim which did not fall within the insurance policy.
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  • Healthcare

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