A third of all people over the age of 65 fall each year, increasing to half of the people over 80 years old. In a society where the population of over 65 year olds is expected to increase by 50 percent within the next ten years, these are quite...
Our personal injury claims handler, Sam Ord, has recently won a case on behalf of a woman who was injured while travelling on a bus.
The client was a standing passenger on the bus when the incident occurred. As the bus began to turn right, the left hand side of the bus hit a lamppost. This caused the client to be thrown to the left side of the bus, injuring her shoulder and arm on a metal bar.
The bus company initial denied liability, however the claim proceeded to trial where the client won her claim and she received £1,680 in compensation.