Judges and lawyers never cease to be amazed by the way victims and their families cope with the consequences of clinical negligence.
The majority of births occur without a hitch but when things go wrong personal injury lawyers will ensure that children are compensated.
As any experienced clinical negligence lawyer will tell you, obtaining the best results for victims in terms of compensation requires careful risk assessment and a process of give and take.
A workman who suffered dreadful injuries in an accident whilst attempting to clean a mains water pipe received a seven-figure compensation.
A breadwinner’s death as a result of another’s negligence can represent a severe financial blow to his or her dependants for which they are entitled to be compensated.
Admissions of liability made in personal injury cases are generally binding and only rarely will defendants be permitted to go back on such concessions.
The mother of a fireman who died from injuries suffered whilst fighting a blaze received substantial compensation.
The first contact that patients have with medical professionals is commonly online or on the telephone and there remain concerns as to whether such arrangements are adequate from a diagnostic point of view.
The vast majority of compensation claims made by road accident victims are entirely genuine, but there are sadly always some who give in to the temptation to over-egg the pudding when describing their injuries.
Allowing yourself to be driven by someone who you know has been drinking is itself negligent and, if an accident occurs, your right to compensation is likely to be badly affected.