Client Injured by falling metal bar awarded damages
Leticia Williams, Partner in Hodge Jones & Allen Personal Injury Team, recently won a successful settlement for her client who was injured by a metal bar that came loose from a wall and struck him on the head causing injuries which included short term memory loss, dizziness and confusion, post-concussion syndrome and headaches.
Leticia’s client was waiting to enter a nightclub when the metal came loose from the wall and struck him on his head, As a result of his injuries, our client was left with permanent scarring on his left ear. He received damages of £55,000.
Commenting on the settlement, Leticia said, “My client was on an evening out with his friends and did not expect to end up in hospital with injuries from a falling piece of metal. I am pleased we were able to settle the case quickly for him.“
Leticia has extensive experience of dealing with employers’ liability, occupiers’ liability, road traffic accidents, accidents abroad, and accidents that have happened on aeroplanes and in prison. A recommended lawyer by Legal 500, Leticia has been described as “an excellent lawyer” who “often anticipates points before they even arise”.