Following her degree in biological sciences, Ruth worked as a research scientist before qualifying as a solicitor in 2001 and joining Weightmans.
Ruth is now a senior associate in the healthcare team advising NHS Resolution, other NHS bodies and insurers.
In addition to claims handling, Ruth also provides general healthcare advice to various NHS organisations.
Examples of work include:
- Involved in the resolution of claims arising from events at a Trust involved in a major Public Inquiry and has assisted with a further two similar cohorts of claims for different Trusts.
- The lead solicitor in a highly publicised cohort of claims arising out of the treatment of residents at a private nursing home, on the instruction of a major insurer.
- C. difficile nominated claims handler dealing with such claims for the NHS in England.
- Handles clinical negligence claims of all types including multi million pound birth injury cases.