We recently succeeded in recovering £25,000 in compensation for a client who had suffered hearing loss as a result of an accident at work. The claimant worked as a general caretaker and had various roles, for which he was provided with numerous different machines and vehicles. One of these was an excavator which was around […]Read More Compensation for hearing loss caused by dangerous work equipment
Making a claim is enforcing a constitutional right to access the justice system and, if your claim is meritorious, it should succeed – you should feel proud and privileged to live in a society where this is the caseRead More People, know your enemy
The Queens Speech included a pledge by the government to crack on with the previous proposals to ‘tackle the compensation culture’ by bringing in whiplash reforms under a Civil Liability Bill. This has been to the delight of the insurers. What the reforms will do: Road accident victims suffering whiplash a) Prevent accident victims who suffer whiplash […]Read More The ‘whiplash’ reforms will injure us all
My client was cycling in Felixstowe, Suffolk, when he was involved in a collision with a car’s trailer. At the Garrison Lane crossroads junction, a car approaching from the other direction turned to go right ahead of my client and across his path. My client was cycling straight across the junction. Had the car not been […]Read More £7,500 recovered for injured cyclist
For as long as I have been practising, there has been a stigma attached to personal injury claims. WHY? The companies and organisations that are responsible for paying out damages to injured claimants who succeed with their claims are made up of insurance companies, local authorities and the NHS. In other words, the very large and influential […]Read More Disspelling the (insurer) myths of personal injury claims
The Government’s spending review in November 2015 saw George Osborne announce a rise in the small claims limit for personal injury cases from £1,000 to £5,000. Currently in the small claims court, each party pays their own legal costs, regardless of outcome. A successful claimant cannot recover any solicitor costs from the defendant if […]Read More Access (to Justice) Denied!