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Pedestrian Hit by Car Awarded Seven-Figure Settlement for Damages

07 April 2016

Our client, a pedestrian, was awarded a seven-figure settlement for damages following catastrophic brain and orthopaedic injuries.

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

Settlement: £1,900,000.00

What Happened: Our client suffered life-changing injuries when they were hit by a motor vehicle.

Impact: The accident resulted in serious brain and orthopaedic injuries. Our client was hospitalised for nine months, required an extensive period of rehabilitation, was unable to return to work and required significant support.

How Slater and Gordon Helped:
The defendant admitted liability early and we were able to secure early and interim payments to fund necessities such as rehabilitation and adaptations to their home. We were also there to support the family throughout the criminal prosecution.

Decision: A negotiated agreement was reached for £1.9m and was subsequently approved by the court.

Related Practice Areas:

Brain injury

Personal injury

Serious injury

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