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A man who fractured every bone in his wrist

5th February 2016

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...

Stair fall holidaymaker wins damages claim

29th January 2016

An elderly lady who broke her ankle when she fell down the steps to her villa while on holiday has won a claim for compensation.

The 75-year-old, who was staying in Majorca, was left with a black eye and also badly shaken...

Damages for man unable to straighten arm after hospital misdiagnosis

15th January 2016

A Reading man, who can no longer straighten his left arm after doctors at his local hospital failed to diagnose a broken elbow, has received £10,500 in an out of court settlement.

Jacqui Hayat, a specialist medical negligence lawyer at Fentons Solicitors,...

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

5th January 2016

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...

Pedestrian traumatised after zebra crossing car collision

22nd December 2015

A pedestrian who suffered months of severe post-traumatic stress after he was knocked down by a car on a zebra crossing has received £102,000 in compensation.

Daniel Denton, a specialist road collisions expert at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the West London man, who is...

Damages for scaffolder left with permanent injury after fall

10th December 2015

A scaffolder who suffered permanent injuries to his elbow and wrist when he fell from an unsecured ladder at work has received £150,000 in an out of court settlement.

John Foley, a workplace accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the Berkshire...

University worker 'Lucky to be alive' after being hit by bus

2nd December 2015

A university worker said he felt “lucky to be alive” after being struck in the face by a bus wing mirror as he stood on a pavement.

Calum McEwan, 38, was knocked unconscious in the horror accident on Gorgie Road, Edinburgh  and...

Worker receives £70,000 after losing his toe in crush incident

25th November 2015

A Devon man who suffered 27 individual fractures to his toes when his right foot was crushed in an horrific accident at work has received £70,000 in an out of court settlement

Michael Hagan, a serious injuries specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP,...

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

13th November 2015

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...

Passenger left paralysed by spinal cord injury receives £3.5m

30th October 2015

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...

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

19th October 2015

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 ,...

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

9th October 2015

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...

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

5th October 2015

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...

Hotel floor

25th September 2015

A family holiday turned into a painful ordeal for a grandmother who fractured her wrist when she slipped and fell on a hotel floor that was “awash with water.”

The woman, who was in her 50s, was made to fight for three...

Passenger trapped in wreckage following fatal collision receives £100,000

16th September 2015

A passenger who was trapped injured inside the wreckage of a car for more than two hours following a collision has received £100,000 in an out of court settlement.

Arthur Keitch, a road traffic accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the...

Holiday crash teen receives compensation despite insurer going bust

7th September 2015

A young holidaymaker who lost several teeth in a road traffic collision has finally won her battle for compensation – despite the other driver’s insurance company ceasing to trade.

The teenaged girl was badly injured when her face hit the back of...

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

28th August 2015

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’s family

21st August 2015

The widow of a man who died from mesothelioma after he was exposed to asbestos through his work more than 50 years ago has received £155,000 in an out of court settlement.

Andrew James, an industrial disease litigation executive at Fentons Solicitors, part...

Settlement victory for mesothelioma victim exposed to asbestos as a child

7th August 2015

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...

Car passenger suffers fractured neck in collision

1st August 2015

A man, who fractured his neck when the vehicle he was a passenger in collided with a stationary car, has received £50,000 in damages.

The man, who was a front-seat passenger at the time of the collision, was taken by ambulance to...