Personal Injury case studies

Liam Hastings has been  dealing with personal injury claims for the last 14 years and is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury panel. These are some of the cases he has handled in the last 7 years:-

  • £1,650 to a client who was injured when tripped he over a pothole. The claim was made against the local authority who had failed to maintain the pavement.
  • £5,000 to  a client who was injured following negligent treatment in a care home.
  • £20,000 to a client who was injured whilst at work on a building site. The claim was made against the site managers.
  • £1,000 to a pedestrian who was hit by a car as she attempted to cross the road.
  • £90,000 to a client who was injured at work. The claim was made against the employers who had failed to provide their employee with proper equipment.
  • £6,700 to a client who injured his finger at work. The claim was made against the employer, who had failed to properly train or supervise their employee and who had in place unsafe working practices resulting in the employee being injured.
  • £45,000 to a client that injured his knee at work. The claim was made against the employer who had failed to implement safe working practices.
  • £8,500 to a client injured in a Road Traffic Accident.
  • £5,000 to a client who was injured whilst on an aeroplane. The claim was made against the tour operator.
  • £2,400 to a client who was injured in a Road Traffic Accident.
  • £3,000 to a client who was scalded with hot water whilst on an aeroplane. The claim was made against the airline company.
  • £4,250 for a client who was injured when she slipped over food on the floor in a supermarket.
  • £6,000 to a client who was exposed to chemical inhalation at work.
  • £90,000 to a client who sustained a knee injury following an accident at work. The claim was made against the employers who had failed to supply the correct equipment for working at height and who had unsafe working practices.
  • £2,000 to a client who sustained a whiplash injury in a Road Traffic Accident.
  • £3,750 to a client who suffered a whiplash injury in a Road Traffic Accident.
  • £2,800 to a client who was injured at work. The claim was made against the employer who had failed to provide their employee with the correct equipment and who had unsafe working practices.
  • £2,200 to a client who was injured in a Road Traffic Accident.
  • £20,000 to a client who was injured when she was bitten by a dog.
  • £44,000 to a client who was injured at work.
  • £3,650 to a client who was injured when his chair collapsed. The claim was made against the retailer that sold the chair.
  • £7,750 to a client who was injured when she crashed her bike. The bike had a design fault which made it unsafe to ride. The claim was made against the retailer that sold the bike.
  • £10,000 to a client who was injured in an accident at work.
  • £5,800 to a client who tripped over a pothole at work and injured his ankle.
  • £10,000 to a client who was injured at work.
  • £2,000 to a client who suffered a whiplash injury in a Road Traffic Accident.
  • £3,500 to a pedestrian was was injured when a car reversed into her.
  • £2,000 to a client who was injured when she tripped over in a public car park. The owners of the car park had cut down some railings but left stubs sticking out of the ground creating a tripping hazard.
  • £41,000 to a client who was injured at work. The claim was made against the employer who failed to provide their employee with personal protective equipment in breach of the Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002.
  • £14,000 to a client who was injured when she slipped over a pool of water in a supermarket.
  • £10,000 to a client who was injured in a Road Traffic Accident when another car drove into the side of her car.
  • £5,750 to a client who was injured when she slipped over on wet floor in a supermarket.
  • £25,000 for a client injured in a Road Traffic Accident. The claim was made against the driver who was negligent.
  • £13,500 for a client that fell down some communal stairs and fractured his arm. The claim was made against the freeholder of the building who had failed to maintain the lighting on the stairwell.
  • £3,500 for a client that slipped on a wet floor in a supermarket and cut her hand on some sharp racking as she fell.
  • £17,500 for a client injured when she tripped over a pothole in a public car park. The claim was made against the owners of the car park who had failed to take reasonable steps to maintain the car park contrary to the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957.
  • £10,000 for a client who was injured whilst on a package holiday abroad. The claim was made against the tour operator under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.
  • £40,000 for a client who was injured at work. The claim was made against the employer who had poor manual handling practices.
  • £50,000 for a client who injured his foot and ankle in a Road Traffic Accident. The claim was made against the negligent driver.
  • £3,000 for a client who was injured when he was knocked off his bicycle by a taxi driver.
  • £28,000 for a client who was injured in a hotel.
  • £2,000 for a client who cut her foot on sharp racking in a supermarket.
  • £80,000 for a client injured whilst on holiday abroad.
  • £80,000 for a pedestrian injured in a Road Traffic Accident.

Hastings & Co Solicitors specialise in personal injury claims. Telephone 01245 835 305 for a free consultation without any obligation.

 

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