We were instructed by a Sergeant in the Army. He had been medically downgraded due to an ongoing back problem. Contrary to his agreed medical restrictions, he was given orders to take part in a full battle group exercise on Salisbury Plain. Not surprisingly, this exercise aggravated his back condition. This caused him to be medically downgraded again and eventually discharged by the Army for medical reasons.

The insurers of the MOD disputed liability. Proceedings had to be issued at Court and shortly before Trial the MOD agreed to compensate him.

SJ Edney solicitors obtained £65,000 for this client in 2006.