Accidents and injuries

BL Claims help agree settlement for child requiring corrective surgery following elbow fracture

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In July of 2011, Master B fell from a trampoline and sustained a supracondylar fracture to his elbow. He attended his local hospital and the doctor advised conservative treatment in the form of an above elbow soft cast. After the cast was removed, doctors found a Varus deformity of the Humerus, known as a gunstock deformity. More …

Settlement reached in multi-jurisdictional aviation case

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Mr X was caught up in the volcanic ash disruptions in April 2010. His flight from Paris was cancelled and he was placed in an airport hotel. At the hotel, he sustained an injury after falling from his wheelchair. More …

£1.4million settlement reached for long-term damage to ankle

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Ankle injury

Miss A had an accident which resulted in a severe fracture dislocation of her left ankle. Despite several operations, she developed a severely painful and arthritic ankle which affected her ability to work. More …

Damages awarded to man with serious chest injury

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Mr Healy was a carpenter and groundworker in Luton who suffered a road traffic accident in June 2011. He sustained soft tissue injuries to his lumbar and cervical spine, as well as a fracture to his sternum. More …

Exposure to Asbestos dust

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Our experts have a lot of experience helping people who's health has been affected by asbestos. In this case Mr Y was exposed to asbestos after working on a ship as an electrician. Here is an overview of the case and the result More …

Settlement for scarring following accident at work

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Our Personal Injury team recently settled a claim on behalf of a client who suffered permanent scarring to his mouth and chin following an accident at work. More …

Substantial recovery following farming accident

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We accepted instructions from a farm labourer who had caught his arm in a potato picker in October 2010. He was a Lithuanian citizen and the accident temporarily incapacitated him. He approached us just after his accident. More …

Successful recovery following road traffic accident in Hawaii

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Our Travel team were instructed to assist a client who was hit by a motor vehicle whilst on vacation in Hawaii. Here is an overview of the case and the result. More …

Damages awarded for spinal injury caused by boating accident

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Daniel Scognamiglio, Partner in our Travel team, recently assisted a client following a spinal injury during a boating accident in Thailand. The claim for damages was brought against the tour operator who provided a speed boat transfer between islands in Thailand. More …