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Plumber offered just £2,500 after collision receives £55,000

14th April 2014

A plumber who permanently injured his thumb in a road traffic collision has received £55,000 in an out of court settlement - more than 20 times the amount he was first encouraged to accept.

Susan Bennett, a road traffic accident specialist at...

£200,000 compensation for motorist after red light crossing collision

11th April 2014

A man who was left seriously injured when a car ignored a red light and ploughed into his vehicle has received £200,000 in compensation.

The motorist, who was in his 30s at the time, was driving home with two family members –...

Electrician exposed to asbestos on RAF bases receives £195,000 damages

7th April 2014

A retired electrician who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos whilst working on RAF bases has received £195,000 in compensation.

The man – who is in his 60s – developed the cancer as a result of the work he carried out...

Woman hit by car on holiday in Spain receives £8,300 compensation

5th April 2014

A woman who was knocked over by a car on the first day of a family holiday to Spain has finally won her two-year battle for compensation.

The mum-of two had been using a zebra crossing outside her hotel in the southern...

£930,000 settlement for brain injury victim following fall from boat

31st March 2014

A Devon man who suffered a severe brain injury when he fell more than six metres to the ground from a yacht in dock overseas has received £930,000 in an out of court settlement.

Katherine Allen, head of the Travel and International...

Passenger left paralysed by spinal cord injury receives £3.5m

29th March 2014

A young man who was left paralysed from the neck down following a collision which tragically killed his friend has received £3.5m in an out of court settlement.

Vijay Mehan, a serious injuries specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said his client had...

Cyclist receives £575,000 in compensation after head injury ends career

28th March 2014

A headteacher who was forced to retire after he was knocked from his bicycle has received £575,000 in an out of court settlement.

The cyclist - who was in his 50s - was knocked unconscious in the incident and was bleeding from...

A man who fractured every bone in his wrist

23rd March 2014

A man who fractured every bone in his wrist in a freak accident at work has received more than £940,000 in compensation after being told he will never be able to work again.

The man, from Manchester, was initially in two minds...

Motorcyclist in £3 million settlement after collision leads to double amputation

18th March 2014

A young motorcyclist who had his leg and the lower half of his arm amputated after he was hit by a drunk driver, has settled his compensation claim for £3,000,000.

Martin James , a specialist serious injuries lawyer with Fentons Solicitors LLP, said...

£250,000 for collision victim forced to wait for rehabilitation

17th March 2014

A Lincolnshire man who had to wait several months to get the rehabilitation he needed after a motorist refused to accept responsibility for a collision which left him with permanent leg injuries has received £250,000 in an out of court settlement.

Matthew...

Damages settlement for mesothelioma victim's widow

16th March 2014

The widow of a London man who died from a fatal lung cancer after he was exposed to asbestos more than 30 years ago, has received £182,500 in damages in an out of court settlement.

Edmund Young , an industrial disease expert at...

Damages for elderly woman struck by reversing car

10th March 2014

A great-grandmother who needed a hip replacement and was left unable to bend down after she was struck by a reversing car has received £32,000 in an out of court settlement.

The elderly Swindon woman, who is in her 70s, had her...

Damages for delivery driver left with severe brain injury following work fall

6th March 2014

A North Wales man who suffered a severe brain injury when he fell from the back of his lorry has received £600,000 in an out of court settlement.

Mark Hatzer, a specialist catastrophic injuries  lawyer at Fentons Solicitors, part of Slater & Gordon,...

Pipe joiner’s widow receives mesothelioma settlement

20th February 2014

The widow of a pipe joiner who died from mesothelioma as a result of work he did more than 40 years ago has received £133,000 in an out of court settlement.

Lesley Francois, a specialist industrial disease lawyer at Fentons Solicitors LLP,...

‘Innocuous’ fall at work leads to post-traumatic arthritis

20th February 2014

A man who broke his wrist and elbow when he fell down a set of stairs at work has received £80,000 in damages after being told he had developed post-traumatic arthritis.

Simon Alexander, an expert in cases involving accidents in the workplace ,...

Man unable to work following collision receives £300,000 compensation

16th February 2014

A construction worker who was unable to return to work after he was seriously injured in a high speed road accident, has received more than £300,000 in compensation

The man was driving his car to work when another motorist lost control of...

Settlement victory for mesothelioma victim exposed to asbestos as a child

12th February 2014

The family of a woman who was unwittingly exposed to asbestos as a child whilst washing her father’s work overalls has received £110,000 in an out of court settlement.

The London woman, who was in her 60s, sadly died from mesothelioma in...

Victory at last for 'miracle' teen more than two years after horror accident

9th February 2014

A teenager who was lucky to survive when he was hit by a car whilst crossing the road has received £750,000 compensation after a two-year legal battle.

The young man was so seriously injured in the incident that he spent weeks in...

£400,000 for motorcyclist injured in head-on collision

23rd January 2014

A motorcyclist who was extremely lucky to survive a head-on collision with a car has received £400,000 in an out of court settlement.

Michael Latner, a serious injuries specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the man who is in his 30s, was...

Family awarded compensation by Morrisons after mum dies tackling shoplifter

17th January 2014

The family of a supermarket supervisor who died after tackling a shoplifter has agreed an out-of-court settlement with Morrisons.

Grandmother Maureen Marsh, 56, suffered a ruptured aneurysm after attempting to apprehend a thief as he tried to escape with razor blades from...