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Ceiling fitter in settlement victory after asbestos leads to mesothelioma

25th April 2013

An Essex man who developed an asbestos-related cancer as a result of work he did more than 30 years ago has received £180,000 in an out of court settlement.

Edmund Young, an industrial disease specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the former...

Compensation victory for woman left with bladder problems after baby's birth

22nd April 2013

A young mother who was left with a loss of sensation in her bladder following the birth of her child has received £40,000 in an out of court settlement.

“This case was unusual because, rather than suffering from some of the more...

Mother receives damages after son killed in tragic road collision

16th April 2013

A London woman who tragically lost her young son when he was struck and killed by a car has received £50,000 in an out of court settlement.

Harvinder Kaur, a fatal accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the single mother, who...

Mesothelioma victim's widow wins fight for justice

12th April 2013

A widow whose husband died from mesothelioma after he was exposed to asbestos through his work in the 1970s has received more than £440,000 in an out of court settlement.

Lesley Mynett, an industrial disease specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said her...

Motorcyclist receives £50,000 after head-on collision with car

9th April 2013

A motorcyclist who was left with a deformed right ankle and foot following a head-on road collision with a car has received £50,000 in an out of court settlement.

Vijay Mehan, a serious injuries specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the Middlesex...

Man receives £80,000 in damages after fall leads to severe depression

4th April 2013

A labourer who has not been able to work for more than three years after falling down a flight of concrete stairs has received £80,000 in an out of court settlement.

Jonathan Sewell , a workplace accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said...

Carpenter receives £300,000 after developing mesothelioma

28th March 2013

A Kent man who developed a painful lung cancer after he was exposed to asbestos through his work in the 1980s and 90s, has received £300,000 in an out of court settlement.

Peter Olszewski, an industrial disease specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP,...

Settlement for rider nearly crushed to death by his horse

26th March 2013

A former stable hand who was nearly killed when the horse he was riding reared up and landed on top of him has received £26,000 in an out of court settlement.

Anne Lankester, a serious injuries specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said...

Collision leaves Polish pedestrian unable to speak English

26th March 2013

A Polish man who spent four days unconscious and lost his ability to speak English after he was struck by a car has received £60,000 in an out of court settlement.

Magdalena Knez , a specialist serious injuries lawyer at Fentons Solicitors LLP,...

Welder receives compensation following thumb crush injury

21st March 2013

A welder whose thumb was ‘smashed to smithereens’ by a heavy steel girder in an accident at work has received £115,000 in an out of court settlement.

Rob Synnott, a workplace accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the Cambridge man was...

Compensation for cyclist following coccyx injury

19th March 2013

A cyclist who was struck by a car and thrown from his bike has received £27,000 in an out of court settlement.

Amy Hillgrove, a road traffic accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the South London man suffered a broken ankle...

Six-year ordeal of hip surgery pensioner who developed “flesh-eating” infection

18th March 2013

A woman in her 70s who nearly died when she developed a flesh-eating infection after hip surgery, has won her clinical negligence case against the doctor who dismissed her as someone who was simply ‘unable to deal with pain.’

The pensioner has...

Compensation for worker who suffered back injury lifting heavy stone

14th March 2013

A Middlesex man who lost his job after injuring his back lifting a heavy memorial stone at work has received more than £40,000 in an out of court settlement.

Arthur Keitch, an accident at work specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the...

Accident victim receives four times initial damages offer after seeking advice

12th March 2013

A young woman who developed complex regional pain syndrome after she was injured in a head-on collision has received £150,000 in an out of court settlement – more than four times the amount she was offered by defendant insurers to settle the...

Hazardous wood dust leads to joiner developing occupational asthma

7th March 2013

A Staffordshire man who developed occupational asthma after he was exposed to high levels of ‘Western Red Cedar’ sawdust through his work has received £21,000 in an out of court settlement.

Edmund Young , an industrial disease specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said...

Woman traumatised by house fire receives £100,000 compensation

5th March 2013

A woman who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after escaping from her burning London flat has received more than £100,000 in compensation.

The woman, in her 30s, was lucky to escape the fire, which had started in a restaurant directly beneath the...

Settlement win after worker's foot was crushed by forklift truck

28th February 2013

A Bedfordshire man who suffered permanent injuries to his right foot when it was crushed under the wheels of a forklift truck has received £191,000 in an out of court settlement.

Joanna Bailey, a workplace accident specialist at Fentons Solicitors LLP, said...

Damages for hospital technician after near-death ordeal

26th February 2013

A Somerset man whose personality changed after he suffered a severe blow to the head and was nearly crushed to death in an accident at work has received £230,000 in an out of court settlement.

Arthur Keitch, a workplace accident specialist at...

Compensation at last for injured Polish man after "surveillance" ordeal

21st February 2013

A Polish man who sustained a serious head injury when he was hit by a car has received £800,000 in compensation following a legal battle with the driver’s insurer.

Katie Pendower, a specialist serious injury lawyer with Fentons Solicitors LLP, said the...

Man 'blinded' after being hit on head at work receives £400,000

19th February 2013

A man who is now registered blind after sustaining a blow to the head at work has received more than £400,000 in an out of court settlement.

The injured man, who was working at a printing firm at the time of the...