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RJW helps man in Court of Appeal compensation case

RJW helps man in Court of Appeal compensation case

A man who suffered severe personal injuries during an accident abroad has made a step towards being awarded compensation for his health problems.

According to the Bristol Evening Post, Clint Jacobs sustained a broken pelvis and a shattered leg during a road traffic accident while on holiday on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain in December 2007.

Mr Jacobs was hit by an uninsured driver in a retailer's car park and subsequently had to have four operations on his leg - which was broken in 25 places - and was also bound to a wheelchair for a year.

This left him unable to run the construction business he had spent 25 years building up and was then told that he was only entitled to Spanish levels of compensation - which amount to around a quarter of those awarded in the UK.

However, after help from from Kim Owen, Personal Injury Partner at Russell Jones & Walker Solicitors, the Court of Appeal has ruled that he is eligible for damages in this country.

Contact our accident and injury solicitors on 0800 916 9046 or email if you would like advice on any personal injury matter

Posted by Cheryl Bennett