In 2013, the government introduced a raft of reforms designed to reduce the number and cost of personal injury claims being made. As part of those reforms, successful claimants became unable to recover their full legal costs. In addition, the amount of legal costs payable by the defendant’s insurer in most cases became fixed. This […]Read More The fight for fair compensation gets even harder
My client’s spouse was tragically killed in a car accident which was caused by another driver who lost control of his vehicle when not paying proper attention to the road. No amount of compensation was ever going to make up for my client’s loss but we needed to ensure that she received full compensation to reflect all of her losses. As […]Read More Widow recovers compensation after fatal car crash
This case involved a serious incident in which my client’s vehicle was hit whilst stationary in traffic on the A12. The defendant had failed to heed the traffic ahead and failed to slow down, causing them to collide at speed into my client’s vehicle. As my client sought early legal advice, we were able to ensure that […]Read More £25,000 for driver badly injured in A12 accident
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 […]Read More Motorists – do you think cutting whiplash claims is really about saving YOU money?
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 […]Read More Injured cyclist receives compensation after court claim
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 […]Read More Client compensated for psychiatric harm after witnessing the death of a loved one
My client was injured badly when another driver lost control of their car and collided into my client’s vehicle. Instructing us early meant that we were able to arrange early case management. We were able to ensure that a private healthcare professional was jointly instructed and funded by the insurer to assess all of the claimant’s physical, psychological and day-to-day […]Read More Over £100,000 compensation for injured driver