Why Capsticks?

Medical malpractice claims impact heavily on reputations, families and organisations. So it’s vital claims are dealt with efficiently and cost effectively by specialists in the field.

With over 30-years’ work in healthcare, there isn’t much in the way of medical malpractice we haven’t seen. Our team has the breadth and experience to manage a wide variety of matters, including complex investigations and low value claims. Our lawyers are well-versed in handling inquests, regulatory matters, criminal investigations and civil claims including group litigation.

Working with Lloyds Underwriters as well as a leading medical defence organisation and the NHS to defend claims, we know how important it is to deliver results promptly and keep clients happy.

Keeping you one step ahead
Our sector leading healthcare experience means we can provide the full range of services whilst our insurance specialism that ensures our clients are able to provide the best service possible.

To keep our corporate and individual clients up to speed, we organise regular training events and also share our experiences at industry events such as the Lloyds Market Association.

Key areas we help with include:

  • Clinical negligence for the NHS

    Not only does our team of experienced lawyers assist our clients with litigation but we also advise on a variety of legal matters before and after litigation such as instigation and handling of complaints, serious incident reports, risk management and reputation management following adverse incidents.

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  • General liability claims

    Having handled individual cases as well as high profile, national claims, such as following the Savile Inquiry, we have considerable experience in this highly sensitive and specialised area. We understand the unique nature and the key legal issues involved and work with you to make sure you’re fully prepared for all possible outcomes.

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  • Healthcare governance and risk management

    Good governance and risk management is important in any organisation. We are well versed in addressing the challenges presented in the healthcare setting advising on clinical risk and governance to Boards at major teaching hospitals down to owner of individual clinics.

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  • Inquests and regulatory

    Our guidance and advice supports you through the entire inquest and regulatory processes. We work with you to minimise risk and ensure you’re properly prepared.

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  • Life sciences

    By their very nature, clinical trials involve an element of risk that needs to be managed. Through Lloyds underwriters we act for a number of the top UK universities and pharmaceutical companies. We’re regularly asked to consider no fault compensation schemes as well as handling cases brought as negligence claims.

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  • Medical malpractice for insurers

    Our specialists advise on claims against organisations and individuals in all areas of healthcare, acting on behalf of healthcare organisations, and individuals through their insurers to defend claims made against them and/ or their practices.

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  • Policy services and Monitoring Counsel service

    Our insurance and healthcare experience enables us to provide wide-ranging policy services. We understand not only the importance of wordings being sufficiently clear but also the commercial relationships between insurers and their insureds and how they can be affected by policy decisions.

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