PERSONAL INJURY, WHEN CAN I TAKE A CLAIM?
My clients frequently ask “can I take a personal injury claim“? The answer to this question varies on a case by case basis however, following a short conversation, I can usually tell my clients, with a high degree of certainty, whether they have grounds to make a successful personal injury claim.
I’ve set out below a summary of some recent personal injury cases that I successfully settled on behalf of my clients.
If you have suffered a personal injury and believe that you may be entitled to compensation, please call me today for a free consultation.
Together we can get the right result for you.
Case Study #1: Workplace Injury Sustained at a Horse Trainer’s Yard – EUR 565,000
My client was working as a stable hand when a tractor reversed onto his legs. He sustained a crush type injury to his knee as well as psychiatric injuries.
My client was unable to return to work as a result of the accident.
High Court proceedings were issued against my client’s employer. The case settled on the day of the hearing. My client received compensation for the physical and psychiatric injuries as well as his loss or earnings into the future.
The employer’s insurance company also paid legal costs.
Case Study #2: Accident at Playground – EUR 220,000
My client was an infant who lost the hearing in one of his ears following a fall from the monkey bars of a playground.
My client’s parents brought the case on his behalf and High Court proceedings were issued against the local county council.
The case was settled weeks before the hearing date and my client received significant compensation for the injuries he sustained together with his legal costs.
Case Study #3: Cyclist – EUR 40,000
My client was cycling his bicycle around the city when he was hit by a motorist.
The motorist’s insurance company accepted liability immediately. I issued High Court proceedings on behalf of my client.
My client received compensation together with his legal costs.
Case Study #4: Trip + Slip at a Petrol Stations – EUR 45,000
My client was walking towards the after-hours hatch of a petrol station to pay for fuel when she tripped over goods. The area was poorly lit and the petrol station admitted liability.
My client received compensation for her soft tissue injuries together with a sum for her loss of earnings and legal costs.