Not just lawyers, medical negligence experts

Senior Solicitor

Darren Tamplin-Compton

  • Member of the AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents)
  • Member of the Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel (a nationally recognised accreditation of quality and experience).
  • Multi-Track / Serious Injury CN team at Fletchers.

Darren is a solicitor with over 20 years experience in complex and high value personal injury and medical negligence claims. He only acts on behalf of injured people, those that represent them (for example, parents in the case of children and ‘Litigation Friends’ in cases where the injured person does not have the mental capacity to understand the litigation process) and their families in instances where the accident or medical mistake has resulted in death.

Prior to taking a mid-career sabbatical break, he was a member of the AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel (a nationally recognised accreditation of quality and experience). He is proud to be a member of our highly talented and successful Multi-Track / Serious Injury Clinical Negligence team.

Darren has expertise in all forms of medical negligence and accident claims including cerebral palsy and other birth injuries, foetal abnormality cases, brain injuries, high value orthopaedics, neurological injuries such as spinal injuries, delays in diagnosis of carcinoma, plastic surgery and psychiatric management. I act for infants, young people and adults.


Notable Settled Cases

Winning High Court liability trial against a GP in a catastrophic injury medical negligence case concerning the development of meningitis. Darren went on to settle the case for a lump sum approaching £3 million.

Negotiating a PPO settlement for an infant who suffered cerebral palsy, blindness and the almost complete absence of cognitive developmental ability as a consequence of the negligent delay in his delivery. In a case where life expectancy was significantly reduced, a lump sum of £770,000 with additional annual payments of £135,000, rising to £250,000, for life, was secured and approved by the High Court.

Darren's expertise

  • Cerebral palsy, foetal abnormality cases and other birth injuries.
  • Brain injuries.
  • Neurological injuries.
  • Plastic surgery cases.
  • Psychiatric management.

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