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Frankie Rhodes

Solicitor

Frankie Rhodes is a solicitor in the medical negligence department.

Birth injury Brain injury Cerebral palsy Spinal injury Surgical negligence

Frankie is a solicitor working alongside Suzanne White in the clinical negligence department. 

Legal expertise

Frankie assists across a wide variety of cases, with a focus on claims for children and mothers arising from birth injury including cerebral palsy and injuries of maximum severity as well as other high value claims with complex issues. Frankie’s experience includes claims resulting from delays in diagnosis of cancer, failings in cardiac care and cases where substandard care resulted in death and stillbirth. 

Frankie gained a degree in English Language and Literature from Leeds University in 2012 before converting to law and qualifying as a solicitor in 2016. Frankie previously worked at a City firm assisting a senior partner with over twenty years’ experience, specialising in cerebral palsy and birth injury claims, before joining the clinical negligence department at Leigh Day in January 2019.

Membership

Frankie is passionate about patient safety issues and obtaining justice for all people. She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA).

I was treated with complete care and compassion throughout my case and Frankie has made a really difficult process for me much easier.

Client of Frankie

Blogs

Blog Post
Anonymous Pregnant Woman
Medical negligence Birth injury claims

What to expect when you're expecting during a pandemic

Healthcare solicitor Frankie Rhodes discusses women's rights during childbirth and the challenges faced by pregnant women during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Blog Post
Electric wheelchair user
Cerebral palsy Clinical negligence

Continuity needed to ensure adults with cerebral palsy enjoy maximum independence

Frankie Rhodes discusses the NICE guidelines and how they highlight the need for continuity to ensure that every adult with cerebral palsy can enjoy maximum independence

Blog Post
Rushing Nurses
Clinical negligence Sepsis

Implementation of new NHS guidance on sepsis could help improve outcomes and save lives

With the implementation of new NHS England guidelines, Frankie Rhodes looks at how they could help improve early diagnosis of sepsis to help save lives