On a dark evening, my client tripped whilst walking through a car park that she had just parked her vehicle in. It transpired that this part of the car park was in poor condition – the surface had cracked significantly, causing a large pothole to form. My client tripped on that pothole and was badly injured. She […]Read More Compensation for car park pothole injury
The Court approved a compensation settlement that we had agreed with a supermarket following an accident in which my client was injured by an item which fell from a high display shelf. A claim was submitted to the supermarket on the basis that they had acted negligently and in breach of their statutory duty of care in storing and displaying items for sale […]Read More Court compensates baby injured by item falling from shop display
The claimant in this case was injured when they tripped and fell as a result of stepping on to an uneven pathway at a railway station, with a large dip being disguised by a heavy build-up of debris. The council denied liability on the basis that the path was actually a public right of way across the station for which […]Read More Rail company compensates injured passenger
No. With the small claims limit set to rise for different types of personal injury claims, thousands of injured claimants will effectively be prevented from accessing a lawyer who can represent them. So far this year, out of my own caseload 40% have been disputed by the insurer on the issue of liability and/or causation with half […]Read More Can claimants expect insurers to deal with them justly without a lawyer?
This case was complicated in that it involved 3 defendants. My client suffered serious leg fractures when she tripped on a pothole just outside of the gym that she had just attended. The pothole had formed next to a manhole cover so that the edge of the cover presented a tripping hazard. Frustratingly, nobody was willing to […]Read More Compensation for pothole injury suffered outside gym
My client had visited a local Ipswich shop to buy goods early one morning. It had been raining and, despite wearing flat shoes, my client slipped almost as soon as she entered the shop. The tiled floor was wet and there was no matting in place at all. My client’s friend witnessed the accident and both […]Read More Shop finally compensates customer injured in slipping accident
We recently acted for a claimant who was injured as a result of slipping in an Ipswich supermarket. My client slipped on a floor that had recently been cleaned with a wet mop. My client was unaware that the floor was wet; there had been no warning that the area had recently been cleaned and there was no […]Read More Customer receives £35,000 after supermarket slip