Accident Claims

Accident claims are the core of our business and over the years we have won millions of pounds of compensation for thousands of clients all over England and Wales.

We are active members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and hold senior individual and corporate accreditations in this constantly developing area ensuring that we always get the right result for our clients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Workplace claims
  • Occupiers’ liability claims
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Criminal injuries
  • Fatal Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Health and beauty claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Employer’s liability claims
  • Public liability claims

Work Highlights

  • We won £123,000 compensation for a stock movement advisor working in the loading bay of a High Street department store. His arm was severely crushed, he endured many operations and rehab, lost his job and was eventually able to return to work as a temp. He is now on the road to recovery and able to get on with life.
  • We represented a man who was erecting a marquee at a safari park. He was working at height without any safety equipment. Hell fell and suffered a fractured spine, broken bones and short-term memory loss. We negotiated liability 75/25 in his favour. He was awarded £160,000 in damages.
  • We won significant damages for a fork-lift truck driver who was involved in an accident in a warehouse that led to his foot being amputated.
  • We are representing a worker who was given inadequate protective clothing and insufficient training who injured his arm and hand.
  • Recovered £250,000 for a child who was badly injured after falling through an apartment window while on a family holiday at the defendant’s resort.
  • We took over a client from a previous firm. Our client was a cyclist who suffered physical and psychological injuries in a road accident.
  • We are acting for an individual suffering from complex regional pain syndrome and limited mobility in the aftermath of a fall in a nightclub.
  • Recovered £30,500 on behalf of a child who was bitten by a dog despite the barrister advising the client that her claim was worth only £15,000 in damages.
  • We won significant damages for a member of the public whose foot was crushed by a charity worker wearing a Dalek costume at a fund-raising event.
  • We helped a client win damages for swelling and disfigurement caused following a cosmetic treatment. The salon denied liability explaining it was not industry practice to do a patch test for this procedure but we found evidence to the contrary and the insurance company agreed to settle.
  • We received significant out of court settlement for a client who suffered extensive electrical burns after his house became “live” because of disturbed electrical supply to his house.

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