Gabriella Gooday, Paralegal
Gabriella joined the Medical Negligence Team at Fieldfisher in May 2014. She assists Jane Weakley (Partner) and Helen Thompson (Senior Associate) on high value, complex cases usually involving children.
Gabriella has successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Law, Moorgate and has achieved Graduate Member status with The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. She is due to become a Chartered Legal Executive in 2019.
Gabriella predominantly assists on catastrophic obstetric and neonatal cases but has also worked on the following:
Notable cases include:
- £11m pay-out from Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS trust for boy with cerebral palsy
- 15-year-old girl loses right hand due to misdiagnosis at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
- Failure to recognise the need for an urgent delivery of a baby girl due to pathological CTG results in results in oxygen deprivation and cerebral palsy