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Danielle Barney  

Partner

Grimsby Compensation Claims Office

T: 01472 311 711

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Danielle is a Partner at Bridge McFarland Solicitors and Head of the Medical Negligence department in Grimsby. Danielle has worked almost exclusively in Medical Negligence throughout her 15 year career in the firm being a Member of the Specialist Law Society Clinical Negligence Scheme; in recognition of her expertise and a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer; which recognises the capabilities of law firms and their lawyers across the world. Danielle manages a busy department and large case load of medical negligence claims for children and adults against all healthcare professionals in the public and private sector, and which involve a variety of medical issues such as:

  • Serious brain and spinal injuries;
  • Birth injuries
  • Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • General surgery
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

In addition, Danielle's specialist niche is in catastrophic brain and spinal injury cases, and fatal cases, in particular:

  • Deaths in custody, or whilst detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Inquest representation
  • Judicial Review proceeding

Danielle joined Bridge McFarland in 2002 having moved from a smaller practice. Having commenced training with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) she went on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Law and then her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in York, ultimately qualifying as a Solicitor and simultaneous achieving a 2:1 LLB (Hons) degree. Danielle has worked almost exclusively in the Medical Negligence department since joining the firm and will continue to specialise in this area of law. In recognition of her expertise in Clinical Negligence law Danielle was appointed a member of the Law Society's Clinical Negligence panel and is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

Danielle is a Trustee of Cauda Equina Syndrome UK; the UKs only Charity for spinally injured people suffering this condition, and sits on the Governing Body of Old Clee Primary Academy in Grimsby.


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Legal 500 2016 recommend Legal 500 2016 v1

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Added 20th February, 2018

The family of a 92-year-old widow are fighting to raise awareness and improve standards in a failing care home after her sad death following a fall which saw her left for more than 12 hours before receiving hospital treatment. » Read More

Added 10th November, 2017

Danielle Barney, Partner at Bridge McFarland, won a six-figure pay out for a retired engineer supervisor following a routine knee replacement that left him with an arterial bleed, for which the NHS Foundation Trust admitted neglect and liability. » Read More

Added 14th July, 2017

Danielle Barney, a Partner at Bridge McFarland Solicitors, is a specialist in cases of medical negligence. She is also a promoter of Sarcoma Awareness Week, spreading the word that early detection can save lives. Delays in treatment can be due to negligence, and Danielle will fight for those who suffer, and families that have lost loved ones. » Read More

Added 30th September, 2016

Bridge McFarland’s Danielle Barney won £37,500 in compensation for the family of a man who died as a result of medical negligence due to errors in his treatment, namely complications directly arising from the late diagnosis of a perforated appendix. » Read More

Added 24th January, 2013

Bridge McFarland's Ian Sprakes & Danielle Barney won £35,000 in compensation for a lady who underwent weight loss surgery and as a result of negligence by the surgeon ended up on a ventilator and in intensive care for 2 weeks. » Read More

Added 24th January, 2013

The family of a man who took his own life while a prisoner in HM Prison Hull welcomed a coroner’s call for prison staff to be given better guidance and clearer procedures for dealing with potentially suicidal prisoners following a claim brought against the Prison service by Ian Sprakes and Danielle Barney. » Read More


“I found Danielle very friendly and helpful at all times with a professional manner. Stephanie Lock was also very helpful and always returned my calls and kept me informed when I had a query. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Danielle to family and friends if they needed assistance of a Clinical Negligence Solicitor.”
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“In February 2010, my wife and myself were introduced to Danielle Barney regarding a claim concerning my late mother. Danielle Barney has helped us immensely through this very difficult time. She has been truly professional, caring and understanding with her approach to the case and to ourselves. She has explained procedures and possible implications perfectly and we are pleased to say the end outcome has been magnificent! She is a credit to the company. ”
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“Danielle Barney is an excellent solicitor in my opinion, very knowledgeable.”
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Abbie Cadwallender

Trainee Legal Executive

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Danielle Barney works with Abbie Cadwallender at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

Carly Bazire

Senior Solicitor

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Danielle Barney works with Carly Bazire at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

Chris Gresswell-Green

Senior Solicitor

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Danielle Barney works with Chris Gresswell-Green at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

Ella Waters

Legal Assistant

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Danielle Barney works with Ella Waters at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

Emma Shuttleworth

Graduate Member of CILEx

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Gareth Price

Chartered Legal Executive

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Danielle Barney works with Gareth Price at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

Ian Sprakes

Partner

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Danielle Barney works with Ian Sprakes at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

Lauren Hebdon

Assistant Solicitor

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Lisa Clark

Trainee Legal Executive

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Lorraine Taylor

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Assistant Solicitor

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Nikki Cusworth

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Rachel Abba

Chartered Legal Executive

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Staci Liversedge

Chartered Legal Executive

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Stephanie Capindale

Associate Solicitor

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Stephen Lambert

Senior Partner

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Danielle Barney works with Stephen Lambert at Bridge McFarland's GrimsbyGrimsby Compensation Centre office

 

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