Case wins

Case wins

Joanne Berry - Brain injury : Won £500,000

Joanne acted on behalf of a 23 year old male who sustained a significant head injury following an assault which left him with severe communication problems, memory impairments, higher executive impairments, attention deficits, behavioural problems including lack of volition, repetition and lack of motivation.  He remained living with his family, engaging in few activities. 

Pauline Chandler - Peritoneal mesothelioma: Won £350,000

Pauline settled a very unusual peritoneal mesothelioma case (as opposed to the usual pleural mesothelioma) for £350,000. The claimant had developed the condition from washing her husband’s clothes when he worked on fishing boats.

Deirdre Healy - Periodical payment settlement: Won £595,000

Deirdre agreed settlement for a client who sustained catastrophic brain injuries as a result of a road traffic accident, when he was crossing the road as a pedestrian. The settlement involves a lump sum of £350,000.00 with annual payments of £22,000 to provide for the client‘s care and case management needs. The settlement was approved by the Court as the client is a protected party as a result of his head injuries.

Pauline Chandler - Mesothelioma: Won £280,000

Pauline secured an award of £280,000 for a widow whose husband died of mesothelioma in 1992 and whose original solicitors had been unable to find the defendant insurers. Pauline has enjoyed an increasing number of instructions from clients who have been told, erroneously, by other solicitors that they have no claim either due to limitation reasons, or because of difficulties in locating the defendant insure, or apparently poor prospects.

Richard Scorer - MOD PTSD: Won £265,000

Richard settled a claim for a former soldier who developed severe PTSD as a result of his active service within the army, and was then not treated appropriately by the army’s medics. Settlement was agreed at £265,000.00 to take into account his loss of earnings and pain, suffering and loss of amenity.

Paul McClorry - Holiday illness settlement: Won £240,000

Paul McClorry settled a substantial claim for damages for his client Beryl Rushton. Beryl sustaining serious gastrointestinal symptoms and fibromyalgia as a result of a bacterial infection sustained whilst on holiday in the Dominican Republic. She has been left with long term impairments, and relies on crutches and a mobility scooter. Paul agreed a settlement of £240,000.00 believed to be the highest ever payout by a tour operator for a holiday illness claim.

Richard Scorer - CICA appeal: Won £210,000

Richard Scorer successfully represented a client at a Criminal Injuries appeal. Our client, a corner shop owner from South London, was blinded in one eye after trying to pursue a group of youths who were stealing from his shop. The CICA‘s original award was £71,000 and Richard managed to get this increased to £210,000 at the appeal hearing. The appeals panel also accepted that the award should not be reduced as a result of the fact that our client had pursued the youths with an iron bar.

Patrick Walsh - Mesothelioma: Won £200,000

Patrick settled a mesothelioma case for widow of man who served in Royal Navy and was exposed to asbestos dust. The client also visited the premises of 2 shipyards whilst in the navy and was present whilst asbestos lagging installed on submarines. No claim was possible against the navy because of Crown immunity but Patrick secured a £200,000 settlement against the shipyard for breach of Factories Act 1961.

Patrick Walsh - Lung condition: Won £150,000

Patrick settled a claim for a man who had originally been diagnosed with a constitutional lung condition in 1996. In 2005 his new treating doctor changed the diagnosis to silicosis caused by his work in a chemical mixing plant. The case settled a week before trial for £150,000- the defendants still maintaining that his condition was constitutional.

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