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£2.1 Million Payout For Victim of Drunk Driver

19 April 2016

A pedestrian who was hit by a car driver who was under the influence of drugs and alcohol received a settlement of £2.1 million in compensation.

Slater and Gordon Lawyer: Carol Hopwood is a principal lawyer specialising in serious injury at Slater and Gordon in Liverpool.

Settlement: £2.1 million

What Happened: Our client was hit by a motor car operated by a driver who was under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Impact: Our client sustained a severe brain injury and serious orthopaedic injuries, which meant their mobility was significantly hampered and they struggled to get around their house.

How Slater and Gordon Helped: We helped to secure the necessary funds to make adaptations to their house so that it was accessible, allowing them to remain in their home.

Decision: Settlement of £2.1 million

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