Kelly Withers

Solicitor

Kelly qualified as a solicitor in October 2009 and joined Stephensons' clinical negligence department in January 2016.

Kelly's areas of specialism include medical negligence, delayed diagnosis and dental negligence.

Key cases

Kelly acted for a family whose mother had experienced a significant delay in diagnosis of cancer, resulting in a number of months of unnecessary suffering and an avoidable death. 

Kelly acted for a client who experienced substandard care during a routine root canal treatment which resulted in unnecessary pain, suffering and loss of amenity along with the removal of the tooth and placement of an implant.

Kelly acted for a client who fractured his scaphoid falling from his bicycle. Despite seeking emergency treatment and having an x-ray the fracture went undiagnosed for a number of months resulting in exacerbation of the injury and significant mobility issues which would likely be permanent.