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Circumstances of accident Our client was working alone loading large sheets of metal onto his van. The sheets were unsafely stored – propped against a wall, rather than laid flat. As he went to pick up the second metal sheet, it fell and landed on his hand.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a fracture to his thumb and a laceration which required stitching. The effects of the injury to his tendons are still ongoing.

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a cyclist. As she was cycling along, she was hit from behind by a car and the driver drove away.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck and back.

Damages Awarded £6878


Circumstances of accident Our client was crossing the road pushing her baby in his pushchair. She was half way across the road when she was hit by a car.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a whiplash injury to her neck, bruising around her back, ongoing headaches and a cracked tooth.

Damages Awarded £5250


Circumstances of accident Circumstances of accident: Our client was a manual worker working on a production line which required the use of machinery. A box was placed incorrectly in her work area causing our client to fall backwards.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a fractured wrist and also bruising to her arm.

Damages Awarded £30000


Circumstances of accident Our client was cycling in London when a car coming from the opposite direction, pulled across his path into a parking bay and knocked him off his bike.

Nature of Injury Our client sustained an open spiral fracture to his right leg, along with a wound and heavy bruising to his knee.

Damages Awarded £205000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a pedestrian standing on the pavement when a car mounted the pavement and collided with him.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a degloving injury to his left foot. He had four broken toes, a crushing injury to his heel and his instep and had to undergo a number of skin graft operations. He continues to suffer from his injuries and requires assistance with many crucial aspects of living.

Damages Awarded £96000


Circumstances of accident Our client tripped and fell on raised pavement, which was obscured by flooding due to heavy rain and drains not being cleaned properly.

Nature of Injury Broken elbow.

Damages Awarded £8000


Circumstances of accident Whilst walking her dog our client fell down a manhole which had only a temporary and unstable manhole cover and wasn’t marked with any signs.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered injuries to her shoulder and back plus, cuts to her leg and as a result now has nerve damage to her shoulder, arm and back.

Damages Awarded £12000


Circumstances of accident Our client was at work at the time of his accident. He entered their stockroom to collect some stock and as he turned in the room he slipped on a tube which had been left on the floor. He fell and landed on his knee causing injury. His fall was witnessed by a colleague.

Nature of Injury The fall exacerbated a pre-existing knee injury and our client has been off work since the accident.

Damages Awarded £10000


Circumstances of accident Our client was on-duty locking up at his place of work. He was closing a heavy gate outside when the gate came off its hinges and landed on him, pinning him to the ground and as a result he sustained multiple injuries.

Nature of Injury Our client fractured his arm and suffered soft tissue injuries to right shoulder, right knee, chest and head.

Damages Awarded £21883


Circumstances of accident Our client was coming home from a hospital visit in an ambulance. On the journey the ambulance went over several speedbumps but, failed to slow down. The next day our client felt great pain and struggled to walk.

Nature of Injury Two x-rays were taken over several months before her injury was located. The vertebrae in her lower back had been fractured and our client continues to walk with a zimmer frame as a result of a shortening of her spine.

Damages Awarded £6500


Circumstances of accident Our client was a cyclist who sustained injuries when the wheel of his bike went into a pothole. Liability was admitted.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a fractured collar bone and other injuries.

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a lorry driver and whilst loading goods their finger was crushed between the tailgate and the lorry doors. The employer had failed to provide the required operational training.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered an open fracture to their finger and required surgery.

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a standing passenger on a very full bus when it ran through a red light and collided with the vehicle in front.

Nature of Injury Our client fell and suffered injuries to his lower leg and soft tissue injury to his nose.

Damages Awarded £10508


Circumstances of accident Our client was working on a production line when a glue gun, operated by a colleague close-by, malfunctioned and glue landed on our client causing burns and injuries. He was not given any protective equipment by his employers. Fellow employees had already complained about the unsafe nature of the glue guns, but nothing was done by their employer.

Nature of Injury As a result of the accident our client suffered burns to the left side of his neck and his left arm. He also sustained a minor burn to his face

Damages Awarded £4400


Circumstances of accident Our client was cycling in Central London when a car emerged from a side road, failed to stop and collided into them.

Nature of Injury Our client sustained multiple soft tissue injuries to her back, groin, leg, arm and shoulder.

Damages Awarded £6326


Circumstances of accident Our client was at work and whilst walking along a walkway his foot caught on a crash barrier which was unprotected, causing him to fall.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered bruising to the right side of his body and the fall aggravated an existing arthritic condition.

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was crossing a road after an argument with the defendant driver. The defendant driver then accelerated and collided with the claimant.

Nature of Injury Fracture to fibula and tibia. Operation required, in hospital for a fortnight.

Damages Awarded £25000


Circumstances of accident Our client was cycling along a main road when a car turned across their path; knocking them off their bicycle.

Nature of Injury Our client severed a finger resulting in partial amputation and suffered other soft tissues injuries to his neck and shoulders.

Damages Awarded £10500


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger in a taxi when another car collided into them, at speed.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered whiplash injury to her neck and shoulder

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was stationary in their car waiting on traffic lights which were red. The defendant collided with the rear of her vehicle.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck, back and arms and continues to suffer from dizziness and sickness since the accident

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger on a bus who was injured when the bus had to brake sharply to avoid a collision with a vehicle which pulled out in front of

Nature of Injury Whiplash which accelerated a degenerative problem in the client’s neck.

Damages Awarded £7350


Circumstances of accident Our client was injured whilst at work. His job involved general yard duties, loading and moving steel sections and at the time of the accident he was assisting with moving and loading a very large section of steel onto a lorry. A forklift truck carried the main weight of the steel and our client was supporting one of the ends. As the forklift drove forward our clients thumb became trapped between the steel and the wall.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered partial amputation to his thumb on right hand.

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was at work and required to demolish a partition wall. During the demolition process, an air vent and surrounding plasterboard fell and struck him on the head causing injury.

Nature of Injury Mild traumatic head injury and scarring.

Damages Awarded £3375


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when the driver reversed into a lamp post at high speed.

Nature of Injury Injuries to back and shoulder and other psychological injury.

Damages Awarded £8330


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking across a car park to get to her parked vehicle when she was hit from behind by a car.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a fractured shoulder and wrist. She also suffered soft tissue injuries.

Damages Awarded £15000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger on a bus. The bus was proceeding on the main road when the defendant overtook the bus and turned left across the front of the bus causing the bus driver to brake sharply. This resulted in the claimant being pushed forwards into the seat in front.

Nature of Injury Fracture to the right scaphoid, a soft tissue injury to her knee and a soft tissue injury to her neck.

Damages Awarded £10614.59


Circumstances of accident Our client was at work and was moving an overloaded trolley down to the basement. The trolley toppled over when it was being pulled out of the lift.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a fractured big toe.

Damages Awarded £11000


Circumstances of accident Our client was driving her car with her young son in the backseat. At the time of the accident she was in slowing moving traffic and her car was hit by a transit van.

Nature of Injury Whiplash, lower back pain and possible disc damage to her back.

Damages Awarded £14900


Circumstances of accident Our client was a pedestrian crossing the road when a vehicle collided into him.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered pains to their arm, elbow and wrist; bruising to their body and a laceration to the head.

Damages Awarded £4000


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking on a zebra crossing when a car driver exiting the roundabout failed to notice her on the crossing. Claim dealt with by the Motor Insurers Bureau.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a fracture to her leg and soft tissue injury to her shoulder.

Damages Awarded £6200


Circumstances of accident Our client was a cyclist on a roundabout in London when she was struck by a car, which pulled out into her path.

Nature of Injury Our client’s leg was broken and her hip fractured. She suffered bruising to her shoulder and elbow, along with further bruising to the other knee and impact to her head. Our client was required to stay in hospital for a week to treat her injuries.

Damages Awarded £55000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a pedestrian walking across a road junction, when the traffic lights were on red. As he began to cross a car hit him and knocked him over. The driver left the scene but, did return several minutes later.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to his left side including his thigh and foot.

Damages Awarded £4100


Circumstances of accident Circumstances of accident: Our client suffered an accident at work. She tripped on wires which were lying across the floor, As our client fell she hit her head on the door; jarring her back, neck and shoulders. The employer had been previously notified of the hazard.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered injuries to back, neck and shoulder pain.

Damages Awarded £8000


Circumstances of accident Our client was an HGV driver and as part of his duties he was required to perform vehicle checks. Whilst running checks another driver reversed and collided into our client causing injuries. The shunting vehicle had no lights on and there were no noises or warnings to alert our client to the presence of the reversing vehicle.

Nature of Injury Soft tissue injuries to lower back and body.

Damages Awarded £9940


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger in a car which was stationary when another car collided into it, hitting the rear of the vehicle.

Nature of Injury Our client sustained a whiplash injury, ongoing headaches and also suffers from tinnitus in both ears.

Damages Awarded £16000


Circumstances of accident Our client boarded a bus and as she was walking to sit down the driver braked suddenly causing her to fall backwards.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered severe soft tissue damage to her left ankle resulting in inflammation of the tendons.

Damages Awarded £25000


Circumstances of accident Circumstances of accident: Our Client suffered an accident at work whilst walking down a stairwell. He was hit by an unsecured pipe and the impact knocked him to the floor. The pipe had kicked back due to pressure and should have been properly secured.

Nature of Injury Our Client suffered injuries to his knee and leg.

Damages Awarded £45000


Circumstances of accident Whilst at work our client was hit by a metal shutter which came down on him, whilst walking through a door.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue damage which affected the movement of his shoulder and caused him ongoing pain.

Damages Awarded £3000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger on a No. 283 London Bus when the driver managed to trap her in the door. To escape she had to force the door open herself.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to her shoulder, chest, wrist/hand and thumb and was traumatised by the incident. It took her 10 months to recover from her injuries.

Damages Awarded £7160


Circumstances of accident Our client was travelling on a tram when it was hit at the rear, knocking the tram off the rails.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered whiplash injury to his neck and back as a result of the accident.

Damages Awarded £8000


Circumstances of accident Our client was riding a motorbike which hit another motorbike which was lying down in the road after a previous accident. He was subsequently hit by a car killing him.

Nature of Injury Fatal Accident claim on behalf of Estate.

Damages Awarded £610000


Circumstances of accident Our client was driving her vehicle. She was stationary in traffic when the defendant collided with the rear of her vehicle.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered pain in her lower back, neck and shoulders.

Damages Awarded £7500


Circumstances of accident Our client stationary at traffic lights when the defendant collided with the rear of his car.

Nature of Injury Whiplash injuries to his neck and back. He also suffered an injury to his chest.

Damages Awarded £2400


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking home when she tripped and fell on defective paving.

Nature of Injury Inversion injury to right ankle.

Damages Awarded £2500


Circumstances of accident Whilst at work our client slipped on a wet floor that looked to have recently been cleaned - there were no wet floor signs. She fell heavily on her wrist. The fall was reported to her immediate line manager/employers and recorded in the accident book.

Nature of Injury Our client sustained a fracture to her wrist and other bruising and joint injuries. She was initially off work but she returned on light duties. Liability was initially denied by her employers, but subsequently admitted.

Damages Awarded £25000


Circumstances of accident Our client was stationery at a junction when another car driver went into the back of her, forcing their car forward into the car in front.

Nature of Injury Bruising to face and whiplash to neck, back, arm and shoulder.

Damages Awarded £12500


Circumstances of accident Our client was a passenger in a taxi which was hit from behind. The driver of the other vehicle was speeding.

Nature of Injury As a result of the impact, our client suffered soft tissue injury to their back.

Damages Awarded £2500


Circumstances of accident Our client was crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing when the defendant drove past at speed causing his coat to become entangled in the wing mirror. Our client was thrown on to the bonnet of the car and then landed in the road.

Nature of Injury Our client sustained a fracture to his right hand and an injury to the right foot which became infected leaving him with mobility issues.

Damages Awarded £31500


Circumstances of accident Our client was cycling along a main road. The third party was waiting to turn right into a side street and continued to turn, resulting in a head on collision with our client.

Nature of Injury Bruising to head, perforated eardrum, ligaments of left arm were damaged, whiplash and bruising to ribs.

Damages Awarded £12500


Circumstances of accident Our client fell through the joists of a roof whilst working.

Nature of Injury He fractured an arm; suffered whiplash and bruising.

Damages Awarded £45000


Circumstances of accident Our client was involved in an accident when another car driver suddenly turned across their path, without indicating or prior warning, and collided with our client’s vehicle.

Nature of Injury Lacerations to both legs, serious bruising and soft tissue injury which our client is still recovering from.

Damages Awarded £11000


Circumstances of accident Circumstances of accident: Our client was a pedestrian and whilst crossing a road he was hit by a car travelling on the wrong side. The driver was charged by the police for dangerous driving.

Nature of Injury Nature of Injury: Our client was concussed and suffered soft tissue injuries to his neck, face, knee and feet. Other injuries included a chipped tooth and lacerated gum.

Damages Awarded £10000


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking home and as he went to cross a pelican crossing that was showing a green man, he was hit by the defendant at least 40mph who had run a red light.

Nature of Injury Severe head injury which needed 14 stitches, bruising to the brain, black eye, shattered right thumb (operation required), laceration to the hip which required stitches, glass embedded in forehead and soft tissue injuries to legs, arms, chest and ribs.

Damages Awarded £125000


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking up a street and got her foot got caught in a sunken manhole cover.

Nature of Injury Fractured ankle.

Damages Awarded £4550


Circumstances of accident Client was burnt with hot water at work.

Nature of Injury Burn to right arm - permanent scarring & psychological symptoms.

Damages Awarded £45000


Circumstances of accident Our client was riding her bicycle in the city of London when she was hit by a car travelling in the opposite direction.

Nature of Injury Broken elbow and rib, injury to both ankles and soft tissue damage and bruising. Surgery needed.

Damages Awarded £26300


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking through a car park when a vehicle suddenly reversed and collided into her.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered leg and shoulder injuries.

Damages Awarded £7600


Circumstances of accident Our client was walking along the pavement when they tripped on a broken paving slab, which exposed a raised manhole cover.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered a broken left leg and thigh bone. He has also fractured his femur.

Damages Awarded £17500


Circumstances of accident Our client was at work, checking vehicles as they came into the yard. He went through a gate which didn't open properly and asked the driver to reverse, but the driver accidentally drove forward and collided with the gate which then hit our client's chest.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to right hand and chest pain.

Damages Awarded £6000


Circumstances of accident Our client was a cyclist who was hit when the door of a stationery vehicle opened suddenly knocking him from his bike.

Nature of Injury Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to his foot and ankle.

Damages Awarded £7946


Circumstances of accident Our client slipped on a shop floor where there was debris and various bits on the fall.

Nature of Injury The fall exacerbated an injury to their spine

Damages Awarded £6725


Circumstances of accident Our client was injured when a crate fell on her foot. The injuries sustained required extensive investigations and scans.

Nature of Injury Soft tissue injury to the foot and on-going pain.

Damages Awarded £8500


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