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Accident in hospital car-park

We have been acting for a client (now aged 86) who was involved in an accident at Cheltenham General Hospital during December 2018 when she sustained a number of serious injuries. Briefly, she had been walking in the car-park at the Hospital after attending an out-patient appointment, when a car rev [...]

17th July 2020|

Compensation for hip fracture sustained after accident in supermarket

We have been acting for a client (aged 64) in connection with a personal injury claim against a well-known supermarket arising from an accident at one of their stores during December 2017. Briefly, on the day in question, our client went to her local supermarket to do some shopping. She had picked [...]

28th February 2019|

Injury to foot from a nail from a construction site £1,500

Our client, a teenage girl, was shopping with a friend when she stepped on a nail left lying on a walkway by construction workers. The nail penetrated the sole of her foot and had to be removed by doctors under local anaesthetic. Fortunately, our client went on to make a full recovery. Liability was [...]

4th March 2016|

Slip on a grape in a supermarket causes fractured hip, £30,000

Our client, a 63-year-old lady, was shopping in her local Asda supermarket when, in the fruit and vegetable aisle, she slipped on a grape. This caused her to fall to the floor, fracturing her hip. She was rushed to hospital, where she underwent hip replacement surgery. At the time of settlement she [...]

2nd March 2016|

Multiple injuries from slip on steps to bingo hall £5,000

Our elderly client (aged 89) was attending her local Bingo hall and as she was walking up the tiled step, her walking stick slipped on the wet surface causing her to fall. She injured her right knee and sustained bad facial bruising and a minor head injury. Liability was initially denied by the defe [...]

2nd March 2015|

Wrist fracture in hospital hydrotherapy pool changing room £11,900

We represented a 68 year old lady, who suffered a fall whilst visiting the hydrotherapy pool of a Hospital for treatment of her arthritis. Whilst showering after her treatment, she slipped on a wooden duckboard and fell, fracturing her wrist. The Hospital tried to blame their estates management comp [...]

2nd March 2014|

Sash window severs tip of finger at work £10,360

Our Client (aged 33) was working as a contractor, painting in a school. A sash window he was painting shut on his fingers, severing a small section of the top of his right middle finger. As a result of his injury, he found it difficult to play his guitar and required silicone tips for use when doing [...]

25th February 2014|

Delivery driver hit by falling metal plate in lift £2,900

One of our clients (aged 38) was employed in Swindon as a delivery driver for a local furniture company. During January 2012, he visited a block of flats in Swindon to deliver a sofa to a customer. To do so, he had to travel in a lift from the ground floor to the lower ground floor. As the lift door [...]

25th February 2014|

Minor head injuries following accident in own garage £6,000

We represented a 48-year-old lady who was injured when the door of a garage she was renting fell on her head. She sustained soft tissue injuries to the top of her head and went on to develop intense severe headaches and a stiff neck as a result of the injury. At the time of settlements she had fully [...]

25th February 2014|
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