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Jogger Awarded 5 Figure Settlement for Defective Kerb Fall

22 January 2016

runner with injured knee on sidewalk

A jogger has been awarded a five-figure compensation settlement for extensive injuries to their leg sustained following a fall on defective kerb.

Slater and Gordon Lawyer: Rob Jones is a personal injury lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Derby.

Settlement: £19,000

What Happened: Our client was out jogging and tripped on a defective kerb edge.

He sustained an injury to his right knee and a partial tear of the right quadriceps tendon which was repaired under general anaesthetic.

How Slater and Gordon Helped: Our client was a self-employed plasterer who could not work because of his injuries, so claimed for loss of earnings.

We secured an admission of liability in an often difficult area of law and negotiated settlement of the claim, including our client’s lost earnings.

Decision: £19,000

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