Charlotte Measures

Legal Director - Medical Negligence

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""I am an experienced clinical negligence solicitor and accredited member of the AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel."”

I joined Higgs LLP in 2021 having previously worked for both a national and a Birmingham city centre firm. 

I have over 20 years’ experience in handling medical negligence claims, including complex and high value birth injury claims, and claims where the clients have suffered significant injury resulting in lifelong care needs and requirements. 

Having studied science A levels, and coming from a medical family, I have a natural interest in medicine and medical issues. 

I enjoy the interaction with independent medical experts and experienced barristers in achieving the best outcomes for our clients. 

Charlotte specialises in clinical negligence claims including: 

  • Birth injury (including cerebral palsy)
  • Brain injury
  • Delay in diagnosis (including cancer)
  • Fatal claims
  • General practice
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics (including maternal injuries)
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Spinal injuries
  • Surgery 
  • Currently acting in a cerebral palsy case valued at £22million where liability has been admitted.
  • ecently secured a liability judgment in a cerebral palsy case where our client suffered a non-negligent brain injury at birth followed by a negligent secondary brain injury due to undiagnosed hypoglycaemia in his first hours of life.
  • Recently settled a claim at mediation for a 6-figure sum involving compartment syndrome where the client has been left with lifelong mobility issues

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AvMA Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel and Society for Clinical Injury Lawyers.

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Travel, yoga, running, skiing, reading.

"A well-established firm with long-standing clinical negligence experience. Charlotte Measures is excellent. Knowledgeable, calm and sympathetic with clients"

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"Whilst looking for a solicitor to take my case, I came across a number of medical negligence firms that didn't know what compartment syndrome was which was very worrying, however, Higgs LLP had a detailed knowledge of what it was and the impact that it can have on a persons life."

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