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Claimant Injured in a head-on collision
I represented the Claimant who was injured whilst travelling as a passenger in a car which was
hit head on by another vehicle, which had lost control and caused a head-on collision.
As a result of the collision the Claimant sustained significant soft-tissue injuries to the back,
shoulder and chest in addition to a bruised lung, damage to two teeth, flashbacks and
anxiousness as a passenger.
His back injury aggravated a previous fracture in the same area and although he was able to
return to work after a few weeks he felt significant discomfort whilst driving. A course of
physiotherapy was arranged at the Defendant’s expense to help manage his symptoms.
An offer to settle the claim was made prior to Court Proceedings, and after negotiations an
agreement was reached £27,000.00 for injuries and losses.
– Connor Sweetman
Claimant secures 5 figure settlement despite conservative valuation from barrister.
I represented a Claimant who was involved in a road traffic accident where the Defendant reversed into the Claimant’s vehicle. Although the circumstances of the collision were typical and straightforward, his injuries were anything but. Although the Claimant’s soft tissue injuries resolved within a week he also developed severe tinnitus and hyperacusis as a result of the accident; much rarer injuries than your typical whiplash claim. I secured the Claimant rehabilitative therapy on a private basis (at the expense of the insurer, of course). Due to the complexity of the injuries an advice from a barrister was sought and the barrister advised that it was unlikely that the Claimant’s claim would exceed £10,000.00.
In spite of this, I managed to secure a settlement in the sum of £17,600.00 including general damages and rehabilitation treatment.
– John Connolly
Claimant is awarded almost 3 x times the Final Offer put forward by Defendant
I represented a Claimant who was the passenger in a vehicle which collided with a number of parked vehicles at speed.
The Claimant suffered extensive injuries including head injury, fractured ribs, PTSD and pain to neck, shoulder, back and knees.
The Defendant offered to settle the claim at £5486.90 inclusive of the Claimant’s claim for expenses. I considered this offer so low I withdrew from negotiations and issued proceedings.
At the hearing which the Claimant was not required to attend, the judge awarded the Claimant damages at £14,155.45. This settlement includes an award for the injury, expenses and interest.
– Jenny Campbell
Serious RTA leaves claimant unable to perform his activities regularly which he did prior to the accident.
Male aged 26 at the time of accident was a driver of a pushbike. The pushbike was moving at approximately 10 miles per hour when a car hit the male’s pushbike causing him to fall to the ground.
Financial advisor at the time of the accident- following the accident he was finding it difficult to sit down for a long period of time. He was unable to perform his activities regularly which he did prior to the index accident.
– Carl Davies