Personal injury claims - case studies

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Below is a selection of recent successful case studies from our personal injury solicitors:

Client receives £82,500 for psychological harm

Our client was working on a construction site and was operating a large dumper truck. He began to reverse down a road when he accidentally hit another worker on the building site, sadly causing his death. He did not see this work colleague due to a faulty...

£528,000 awarded to bereaved family

Our client's husband was killed when he lost control of his Land Rover Defender due to sheet ice on the road and collided with a tree. He was 25 years old and had a 4-week-old baby at the time of his death. The drains and ditches along the lane...

£3,500 for JD Wetherspoon employee

Pauline Smith, Associate Executive, recently settled a case for a client who sustained injury during his course of employment and JD Whetherspoon. Our client was taking refuse bags out to the industrial bins, located at the back of a JD Whetherspoon...

£65,000 awarded after fall at work

Danielle Callaway, associate solicitor, recently settled a case for a client who sustained injury as a result of an accident at work . Our client commenced his shift and was collecting his lorry from a bay in order to proceed with his duties. Our...

£12,500 awarded for injury after fall from highchair

Pauline Smith, Associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant, a minor at the time of the accident, who had sustained injury when he fell from a highchair. The claimant, aged 1 year old at the time of the accident, was...

£11,500 awarded to client who sustained a fracture to her little finger

Pauline Smith, Associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a Catering Assistant who sustained personal injury when her finger got trapped between a trolley and a table. The claimant had been preparing sandwiches for a party...

Mechanic compensated for head injury

Stephensons’ personal injury solicitor, Danielle Callaway, secured a compensation of £6,500 for a 39-year old mechanic injured on the job.  Glenn Summers was hit in the face by a metal bar when seeing to the repair of a lorry. He was...

Client awarded £9,000 after slipping on coat hanger

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to slipping on a coat hanger which had been left on the floor.  The claimant visited her local Primark store. As she...

£1,350 awarded to client who suffered burns due to negligent spa treatment

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to receiving a massage treatment on a defective bed. The claimant attended at Donnington Valley Health Club as her children had...

Client awarded £5,000 for severe burns from a beauty treatment

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to a negligent beauty treatment at a beauty salon. The claimant attended a beauty salon in order to undergo a back cleanse...

Client awarded £1,900 settlement for soft tissue injuries after falling over a pothole

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury from falling down a pothole.  The claimant was walking along Tamworth Lane after getting off the bus where his left foot...

£1,850 awarded for client who sustained soft tissue injuries

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to a defective chair giving way when he was eating in a restaurant The claimant was sat down eating in his local fast food...

£1,500 awarded for an injury sustained due to a defective crate

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to a defective metal crate. The claimant was shopping in the Stechford branch of Aldi down the first aisle of the store to...

£2,140 awarded to client who sustained injury due to driving over a pothole

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who sustained injury due to driving over a pothole. The claimant was a passenger in the front of the vehicle driving along Pennington Lane in Newton Le...

£4,500 awarded for client who slipped on black ice

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to slipping on black ice on a supermarket car park. The claimant was getting out of his car having arrived on the supermarket...

Client awarded £6,000 after trip in the workplace

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to tripping over a transformer and dropping a glass mirror whilst at work. The claimant was contracted to work on a block of...

Client awarded £1,568.56 after a glass shelf fell on her foot

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a caimant who had sustained injury due to a glass shelf falling on her left foot.  The claimant was browsing in her local department store in the gentleman’s...

£13,167.96 awarded to client who suffered possible permanent injuries at work

Pauline Smith, associate and personal injury claims handler recently settled a case for a claimant who had sustained injury due to slipping on the edge of a concrete trench at work which was covered in algae.  The claimant, an engineer, was working on...

£16,000 award for fractured knee and broken foot

Stephensons’ Personal Injury Solicitor Shahina Sakeria secured a compensation of £16,335 for 58-year-old conveyancing manager who was injured at a local Royal Mail sorting office. Our client was at the Bredbury Royal Mail sorting office in...

Fractured ankle from tripping on defective manhole cover - £6,431.20

Stephensons’ personal injury specialists recently settled a case for a Claimant who had sustained injury due to tripping over a defective manhole cover in a car park. The Claimant was exiting her home through a communal door and proceeded along the...
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US court awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder cancer case

A court in the United States has ordered pharmaceutical and cosmetics firm, Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $4.7 billion (£3.6 billion) to 22 women who said they have developed ovarian cancer after using its talcum powder. Six of the...

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'Firms failing diabetes sufferers' says new study

According to a recent study, nearly one in five workers with diabetes have been disciplined by their employer for taking time off from work. The survey of UK employees living with both Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes suggested that 19 per cent had faced...

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