Personal injury news
Since joining forces with fellow Docklands solicitors Kidd Rapinet in London E14 we can now boast senior lawyers with a wealth of expertise in personal injury and clinical negligence matters. For further details, please call us on 020 7022 9891. Our specialist solicitors will look beyond your initial injury to explore both your initial entitlement as well as financial losses that may arise from it.
If you have sustained a personal injury there may be consequences beyond the immediate physical and psychological damage you are feeling, which could have longer-term financial repercussions. You might, for example, require more treatment than is available free of charge on the NHS. If your injury has caused or leads to disability this could, unfortunately, limit your employment prospects. Find out more about our Personal Injury lawyers and their services.
Vashti Prescott, our personal injury lawyer, based at Kidd Rapinet Canary Wharf has successfully settled on a £1.25M personal injury claim for a fast-food delivery driver injured in a road traffic accident.
In June 2016, while working as a fast-food delivery driver, Mr M was involved in a road traffic accident. A taxi pulled over to drop a fare paying passenger off. The passenger opened the rear door of the taxi, directly into the path of Mr M knocking him to the floor. Read more about this personal injury claim.
NEWS: Compensation for your injury – did your no win, no fee injury lawyer really achieve the right compensation for your injury?
In the past few years, there has been a rise in no win, no fee, injury claims leading to a culture of what the insurance industry describes as ‘ambulance chasing.’ This has also raised many fraudulent claims, however, in amongst the noise are a great many innocent people who have suffered personal injuries and received settlements that fall significantly below their entitlement. Read more re did you receive the right compensation for your injury?
A secondary victim is someone that witnesses an incident or accident but has not been directly involved themselves. To pursue a secondary victim claim there must be recognised trauma /impact on someone’s mental health that can be diagnosed by a clinical psychiatrist. Sadly, the recognised disorders in secondary victims are often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety, Agoraphobia and Panic Disorders, amongst others. Read more on secondary victims and compensation …