Carla initially joined Stephensons as a graduate paralegal within the clinical negligence department in 2006. Her role involved assisting the Head of the department with her complex clinical negligence claims.
In 2007 Carla began running her own case load. In September 2008, Carla was given conduct of the opiate dependency group litigation claims. Stephensons had 120 claims that formed part of this litigation and Carla was responsible for the conduct of these claims on a day-to-day basis. These claims were settled in 2011 with each client was awarded £2,000 in damages.
Carla commenced her training contract in March 2010 and after undertaking seats in various departments around the firm qualified as a solicitor into the clinical negligence department in 2012.
Cases of note
Opiate dependency litigation – prisoners receiving inappropriate/incorrect opiate withdrawal medication upon being sent to prison.
B v WWL – Cerebral Palsy case that settled for approximately £4.4 million
D v WWL – wrongful birth claim that settled for £3.75 million
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