21 September 2011
Elderly man pursuing damages after amputation
Substantial personal injury compensation is being pursued by a war veteran who had to have part of his right leg amputated following an accident in a public place.
According to the Harrow Observer, Edwin George sustained a severe crush injury to his right foot when a double decker bus collided with him at a crossing near the Harrow bus station in December 2010.
The 88-year-old - who served during the second world war - was subsequently advised to have his right leg removed below the knee, such was the serious nature of his injury.
He told the news source this incident has proved "catastrophic" to his way of life, as he can no longer be independent and has to rely on family members to help him.
As a result, he is seeking damages from Arriva - a bus company with around 47,500 employees across Europe - and driver Mannivald Himma, who has also been charged with driving without due care and attention.
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Posted by Trusha Vyas
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