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Nadia Whittaker successfully defends Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

News | 20th Jun 2019

Nadia Whittaker instructed by Charlotte Kistell-Gough and Keith Blundred of DAC Beachcroft LLP successfully defend on liability a claim with an agreed value of £870,000 concerning alleged negligence in respect of a Keller’s Arthroscopy undertaken in 2010. The Claimant was represented by Richard Baker. The Claimant developed a bunion on her left big toe. In […]

Nadia Whittaker is successful in defending allegations of negligence, in respect of a failure to obtain informed consent for a vasectomy procedure

News | 2nd Apr 2019

Nadia Whittaker instructed by Edward Dixon (Medical Protection Society) is successful in defending Dr Alan Lee, specialist in Vasectomy, against allegations of negligence by the Claimant, Mr Marc Ollosson, in respect of a failure to obtain his informed consent for a vasectomy procedure. The claim for damages for chronic testicular pain is dismissed following a […]

Interesting findings in NIHL judgment

News | 19th Feb 2018

Nadia Whittaker represented the Claimant in a noise-induced hearing loss case: Jackson v the Rover Company Limited & Others (2018) before Recorder Laprell sitting in the County Court at Burnley. The Court exercised its discretion under section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980 to enable the Claimant to proceed with his claim despite a delay […]

Nadia Whittaker secures a victory in a noise-induced hearing loss case

News | 3rd Jan 2018

Nadia Whittaker secures a victory for the Claimant in a noise-induced hearing loss case of Lovatt v the Department of Energy and Climate Change before Recorder Male QC sitting at Stoke-on-Trent County Court. The Court rejects the Defendant’s argument that it should escape liability in respect of days where the Claimant was exposed to noise […]

Nadia Whittaker helps family to secure a conclusion from Jury

Articles | 7th Aug 2017

Nadia Whittaker helps the family of Francesca Whyatt, a mental health patient detailed under the Mental Health Act for treatment at the Priory Roehampton, to secure a conclusion from the Jury that her death from irreversible cerebral anoxia and upper airway obstruction was contributed to by neglect. Despite her known risk of self-harm using ligatures, […]

Catherine Foster & Nadia Whittaker represent the ‘Atomic Veterans’ in the Supreme Court

News | 2nd Mar 2012

AB & Others v Ministry of Defence [2012] UKSC 9, on appeal from [2010] EWCA Civ 1317. The ‘Atomic Veterans’, represented by Catherine Foster and Nadia Whittaker received a landmark judgment of the Supreme Court on 14th March 2012, in which the Court considered the correct approach to ‘knowledge’ for the purpose of section 14 of […]

Atomic Veterans Litigation in the Supreme Court

News | 28th Jul 2011

Michael Kent QC, Catherine Foster and Nadia Whittaker, acting on behalf of 1011 veterans who allege that they developed various injuries due to exposure to radiation during the atomic bomb tests undertaken in the South Pacific in the 1950’s, obtained permission to appeal against a decision of the Court of Appeal to the effect that […]


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