Recent personal injury cases of note
Stephen Killalea QC obtained a settlement for a construction worker who sustained a brain injury when he fell from an improvised platform in the sum of £1.35m plus £55,000 p.a. PPO rising after 12 years to £105,000 p.a. PPO.
Robert Weir settled a claim for a tetraplegic client whose damages had been reduced to reflect contributory negligence for failing to wear a seat belt. The settlement reached was £1.378m lump sum plus £157,000 p.a. PPO.
Robert Weir settled a claim for a cerebral palsy client shortly before the liability trial on the basis that the claimant, who is in her 30s, is entitled to remain funded in her care home by the local authority and, in addition, receives an award of £1.5m lump sum and £61,500 p.a. PPO.
Richard Cartwright negotiated a liability settlement in an Erb's palsy case, one of a number he is currently running.
Robert Weir settled a claim for a lady who had severe gastrointestinal damage as a result of clinical negligence in the sum of £660,000 lump sum and £22,479 p.a. PPO rising after 2 years to £39,720 p.a. PPO.Back to News
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