Motorists – do you think cutting whiplash claims is really about saving YOU money?

The Ministry of Justice has this week presented the Civil Liability Bill to the House of Lords with a view to getting legislation implemented by April 2019. Amongst other things, one of the chief aims of the Bill is to severely reduce the level of compensation that insurers have to pay to motorists and passengers who suffer […]

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Injured cyclist receives compensation after court claim

In this case, the Claimant was injured as a result of the negligence of another road-user. The accident caused the Claimant to come off of their bike and suffer serious leg and shoulder injuries. The Defendant denied any wrongdoing and the Defendant’s insurer refused to admit liability. We produced statements from witnesses who had been at the scene at the time of […]

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Client compensated for psychiatric harm after witnessing the death of a loved one

A person who witnesses a loved one being killed or seriously injured by the negligence of another can claim compensation if they suffer psychiatric injury as a result.  Even witnessing the immediate aftermath (as opposed to the accident itself) can give rise to a claim for compensation. This type of claim is known as a secondary victim claim (the […]

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Injured driver recovers 380% more than insurer’s first compensation offer

This case related to an accident which occurred near the A14 in Suffolk. My client was injured in a collision caused by another driver’s negligence. Expert evidence was obtained from a GP and then Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and, upon review of a post-accident MRI scan, it was confirmed that the claimant’s accident-related injuries would last for at […]

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