Stephanie Prior

Partner
Medical Negligence

  • Stephanie Prior is excellent to deal with. She keeps everything up to date and works extremely hard for the clients and their families.”

  • “Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases and gets excellent results. She has a background in medicine which serves her clients well and is a realistic but tough litigator.”

  • "I know [we have] expressed our appreciation, but I also wanted to thank you for all your hard work, time and patience in pursuing mum’s claim through to a successful outcome - your kind and professional approach was genuinely appreciated."

    Client review

  • “May I take this opportunity to thank you for your patience and true compassion in yet another very tough year of representation on the behalf of my wife. I certainly must say you did it all with amazing stamina and positivity which regenerated my self-esteem…. You honestly eased the pain and I can see a healing process ahead.”

    Client

  • Stephanie has developed a particularly strong reputation for her handling of birth injury claims, as well as cases concerning surgical negligence and delays in surgery.

    Chambers UK

  • "Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases and gets excellent results. She has a background in medicine which serves her clients well and is a realistic but tough litigator."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie Prior is hugely dedicated, adored by her clients, tenacious, efficient and extremely knowledgeable."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie Prior is very good with troubled clients and is easily able to make them feel at ease."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie shows sensitivity and deals with things in an understanding way."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • The lawyers in the team are highly experienced and will drive cases very hard on behalf of their clients.

    Legal 500 2020 - Clinical Negligence

  • "Stephanie Prior has a realistic attitude to the complexities of the cases. She wins the trust of her clients and goes the extra mile to ensure they get the best outcomes."

    Legal 500 2020 - Stephanie Prior

  • Stephanie’s background in medicine gives her an ability to read between the lines where medical records and expert evidence are concerned and is a great asset.

    Legal 500 20202 - Stephanie Prior

  • "Her knowledge base is second to none and her understanding of the litigation process stands out, as does her ability to work collaboratively."

    Chambers UK

  • "Stephanie Prior... manages a varied caseload, including obstetric claims, child and adult brain injury cases and fatal and non-fatal spinal cord injury cases."

    Chambers UK

  • "Stephanie is experienced, knowledgeable of all aspects of clinical negligence work, and strategic in running cases."

    Chambers UK

  • "Key team members include the approachable, compassionate and efficient Stephanie Prior."

    The Legal 500

  • Stephanie Prior is always very professional and kind. Highly recommended.

    Medical Negligence Client

  • Stephanie Prior is ‘very warm’ and ‘caring’, and an ‘exceptional professional’.

    Legal 500

  • Stephanie Prior continues to receive widespread praise from clients, who state that she explains the legal aspects of the case very clearly, and she is also a caring person who handles cases on a personal level.

    Chambers UK

Accreditations

Stephanie is a ranked lawyer in Chambers UK Guide

Stephanie has developed a particularly strong...

Stephanie has developed a particularly strong reputation for her handling of birth injury claims, as well as cases concerning surgical negligence and delays in surgery.

Chambers UK

"Stephanie shows sensitivity and deals with...

"Stephanie shows sensitivity and deals with things in an understanding way."

Chambers UK 2021

"Her knowledge base is second to...

"Her knowledge base is second to none and her understanding of the litigation process stands out, as does her ability to work collaboratively."

Chambers UK

"Stephanie Prior... manages a varied caseload,...

"Stephanie Prior... manages a varied caseload, including obstetric claims, child and adult brain injury cases and fatal and non-fatal spinal cord injury cases."

Chambers UK

"Stephanie is experienced, knowledgeable of all...

"Stephanie is experienced, knowledgeable of all aspects of clinical negligence work, and strategic in running cases."

Chambers UK

Stephanie Prior continues to receive widespread...

Stephanie Prior continues to receive widespread praise from clients, who state that she explains the legal aspects of the case very clearly, and she is also a caring person who handles cases on a personal level.

Chambers UK

Insights from StephanieVIEW ALL

  1. 20.7.2021

    Investigating NHS Patient Safety Incidents

    The HSIB (Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch) is an independent organisation made up of a team of investigators and analysts whose...

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  2. 23.6.2021

    Impacted Fetal Head During Labour: Maternity...

    According to the World Health Organisation, labour is considered obstructed when the fetus cannot progress along the birth canal, despite...

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  3. 11.3.2021

    NHS Delays Exacerbated by Covid Crisis

    Even before the Coronavirus hit the UK, NHS waiting lists were a common topic of exposition in the media. However,...

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  4. stethescope
    6.11.2020

    Claims Against Basildon Hospital

    At Osbornes our specialist medical negligence solicitors represent a number of women who have been affected by poor maternity care...

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  5. 3.11.2020

    Medical Negligence Lawyer, Stephanie Prior, speaks...

    Basildon Hospital has been given until 4.00pm on Monday 9th November for changes to be made to the concerning maternity...

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  6. 27.10.2020

    When is a referral urgent?

    What is a referral and how is it arranged? Patients are entitled to ask to be referred for specialist treatment...

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Stephanie’s Notable Cases

Stephanie Prior has recently settled clinical negligence claims relating to;

  • a failure to operate on a bleed in the brain in a timely fashion on a woman in her 70’s and the client received a seven figure damages award;
  • a claim relating to the death of a 42 year old man following the failure of A & E to diagnose his myocardial infarction and admit him to hospital which led to his death several hours later. The case settled for a six figure sum;
  • a claim relating to the death of a 29 year old woman due to an ambulance not being dispatched to her home which led to her death. Her partner and daughter received a six figure damages settlement;
  • a claim relating to the failure to diagnose and treat a fracture hip in a woman in her 60’s for seven weeks which led to a five figure damages settlement;
  • a claim relating to a failure of carers to attend to a man in his 60’s which led to him not taking his medication and him suffering a cerebrovascular accident (stroke) and left him with debilitating injuries. The case settled for £900,000;
  • a claim relating to failure to provide mental health treatment in a timely fashion which led to the suicide of a man in his late 50’s. The partner and child of the deceased were awarded a six figure settlement sum

Stephanie is currently investigating many fatal cases; brain injury cases, cardiac and ophthalmology cases as well as other cases against GPs, private doctors and the NHS, involving adults and children.

Steph's Legal 500 testimonials

"Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases...

"Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases and gets excellent results. She has a background in medicine which serves her clients well and is a realistic but tough litigator."

Legal 500 2021

"Stephanie Prior is hugely dedicated, adored...

"Stephanie Prior is hugely dedicated, adored by her clients, tenacious, efficient and extremely knowledgeable."

Legal 500 2021

"Stephanie Prior is very good with...

"Stephanie Prior is very good with troubled clients and is easily able to make them feel at ease."

Legal 500 2021

Stephanie's Case StudiesVIEW ALL

  1. 5.8.2021

    Vulnerable man suffers stroke after carers...

    Grandfather who almost dies after ‘negligent’ care receives £900,000 settlement A grandfather who had a stroke and almost died when carers...

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  2. 13.7.2021

    Substandard care by GP

    Stephanie Prior acted on behalf of J in connection with a claim relating to substandard care by her GP The...

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  3. hospital monitor
    13.7.2021

    Substandard Nursing Care

    Stephanie Prior acted on behalf of Mr G DA in connection with a claim relating to substandard nursing care by...

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  4. 18.5.2021

    Surgical Negligence claim

    The Clinical Negligence team at Osbornes Law have many years’ experience of representing patients who have been injured as a...

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  5. 18.5.2021

    Neurological pressure sore injury claim

    Our client (Mr B) was admitted into hospital following a neurological injury. One of his pressure sores was at the...

    Read more
  6. 18.5.2021

    Orthopaedic injury: LR v Basildon and...

    Our client LR was 69 years old had a fall at home and was taken to the A&E Department...

    Read more

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What clients say about Stephanie

"I know [we have] expressed our...

"I know [we have] expressed our appreciation, but I also wanted to thank you for all your hard work, time and patience in pursuing mum’s claim through to a successful outcome - your kind and professional approach was genuinely appreciated."

Client review

“May I take this opportunity to...

“May I take this opportunity to thank you for your patience and true compassion in yet another very tough year of representation on the behalf of my wife. I certainly must say you did it all with amazing stamina and positivity which regenerated my self-esteem…. You honestly eased the pain and I can see a healing process ahead.”

Client

Stephanie has developed a particularly strong...

Stephanie has developed a particularly strong reputation for her handling of birth injury claims, as well as cases concerning surgical negligence and delays in surgery.

Chambers UK

"Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases...

"Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases and gets excellent results. She has a background in medicine which serves her clients well and is a realistic but tough litigator."

Legal 500 2021

"Stephanie Prior is hugely dedicated, adored...

"Stephanie Prior is hugely dedicated, adored by her clients, tenacious, efficient and extremely knowledgeable."

Legal 500 2021

"Stephanie Prior is very good with...

"Stephanie Prior is very good with troubled clients and is easily able to make them feel at ease."

Legal 500 2021

"Stephanie shows sensitivity and deals with...

"Stephanie shows sensitivity and deals with things in an understanding way."

Chambers UK 2021

The lawyers in the team are...

The lawyers in the team are highly experienced and will drive cases very hard on behalf of their clients.

Legal 500 2020 - Clinical Negligence

"Stephanie Prior has a realistic attitude...

"Stephanie Prior has a realistic attitude to the complexities of the cases. She wins the trust of her clients and goes the extra mile to ensure they get the best outcomes."

Legal 500 2020 - Stephanie Prior

Stephanie’s background in medicine gives...

Stephanie’s background in medicine gives her an ability to read between the lines where medical records and expert evidence are concerned and is a great asset.

Legal 500 20202 - Stephanie Prior

"Her knowledge base is second to...

"Her knowledge base is second to none and her understanding of the litigation process stands out, as does her ability to work collaboratively."

Chambers UK

"Stephanie Prior... manages a varied caseload,...

"Stephanie Prior... manages a varied caseload, including obstetric claims, child and adult brain injury cases and fatal and non-fatal spinal cord injury cases."

Chambers UK

"Stephanie is experienced, knowledgeable of all...

"Stephanie is experienced, knowledgeable of all aspects of clinical negligence work, and strategic in running cases."

Chambers UK

"Key team members include the approachable,...

"Key team members include the approachable, compassionate and efficient Stephanie Prior."

The Legal 500

Stephanie Prior is always very professional...

Stephanie Prior is always very professional and kind. Highly recommended.

Medical Negligence Client

Stephanie Prior is ‘very warm’ and ‘...

Stephanie Prior is ‘very warm’ and ‘caring’, and an ‘exceptional professional’.

Legal 500

Stephanie Prior continues to receive widespread...

Stephanie Prior continues to receive widespread praise from clients, who state that she explains the legal aspects of the case very clearly, and she is also a caring person who handles cases on a personal level.

Chambers UK

Contact Stephanie today

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