The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have recognised another condition, known as Dupuytren’s Contracture, as a recognised industrial disease for the purposes of making a claim for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB). This...
Barry Sutton a claims handler in our personal injury team, recently settled a case for a client who was injured during a driving lesson.
At the time of the accident, the client was in the driving seat of the car, taking her driving lesson. As she came to a stop at a roundabout to look for oncoming traffic, another vehicle collided with the rear of her car, causing the car to shunt forward.
After suffering from continuous neck, back and shoulder pain, the client visited her GP, who diagnosed her with whiplash. She received a series of physiotherapy sessions. The case was settled for £2,669.