Episode Ten - One in a Thousand
Catrin Pugh was 19 years old when a coach crash almost claimed her life, leaving her with burns so severe that she was given just a one in 1,000 chance of survival.
27 January 2020
In this episode, Catrin speaks to Kate about her vivid memories of the crash, her remarkable road to recovery and life now in what she describes as the "new normal".
We also hear from Nicola Rostron, one of a team of lawyers who acted for Catrin in a civil case, and Catherine Deakin, director of fundraising and communications at the charity , which supports people with visible differences.
What is The Case Files?
The Case Files is a 15-part series presented by award-winning journalist Kate Gerbeau, exploring the stories of those who have gone through the civil justice system, and the legal teams who supported them through it.
From heart-breaking tales of medical negligence to maternity discrimination, you will hear first-hand from those affected - how they managed to navigate the legal system, finding the strength to fight their case and get justice.
Featured experts describe the ins and outs of the stories, reflecting on the impact on the people involved, and explaining the legal consequences for the rest of us.
You can find Series 1 and Series 2 on all major podcast providers, just search The Case Files UK.