Unlimited compensation is being sought by a teenager's family after he was left with life-changing injuries following a road traffic accident.
According to the Southern Daily Echo, Troy Brooks - who was 11-years-old at the time - was hit by a vehicle as he crossed the street on his way home from school in Hampshire in June 2005.
The boy was rushed to Southampton General Hospital - an institution managed by the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - where his parents were informed he might not survive the night due to the severity of his injuries.
Troy woke up from his coma ten days later but had bleeding on the brain, leading to him suffering from depression, low energy levels and mood swings.
His mother Rona told the news source her son's personality has changed permanently and he has even tried committing suicide.
"It has completely destroyed our lives. The past six years have been worse than a nightmare and our lives are just unrecognisable now," she added.
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Posted by Francesca Witney