Caroline Hallissey is an experienced clinical negligence practitioner; rated in particular for her client care skills and confidence with complex medical issues. Hallissey has a particular expertise in birth brain injury, spinal injury, plastic surgery and large-value hospital-acquired infection cases.
She was junior counsel in the Leslie Ash MSSA claim and is currently instructed in infection cases causing paraplegia and death. In 2009, Hallissey was junior counsel for the claimant in the case of TP v Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust where for the first time compensation was secured in a case of birth brain injury causing autism spectrum disorder. In 2010, she was counsel in a case of hysterectomy causing chronic abdominal adhesions and which later settled for more than £800,000. In October 2010, Hallissey was junior counsel for the claimant in the successful trial of Ganz v Childs (1), Lloyd (2) and Kingston Hospital, a catastrophic brain damage case that was heard by Mr Justice Foskett and involved complex causation arguments. She has acted in numerous multi-million pound cerebral palsy cases.
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