Five-Figure Settlement For Paramedic Injured at Work
28 February 2017
A five-figure settlement was awarded to a paramedic when injuries sustained in a road traffic accident required medical treatment.
Slater and Gordon Solicitor: Fern Joyce is a litigation executive specialising in personal injury claims at Slater and Gordon in Sheffield.
Settlement: Five-figure settlement
What Happened: Our client was a paramedic in a stationary ambulance when it was hit at speed by a reversing bus.
Impact: The accident resulted in severe shoulder pain and he was unable to work for three months. Our client was eventually forced to change jobs due to his ongoing injury.
How Slater and Gordon Helped: We brought a claim on behalf of our client and arranged medical treatment, including physiotherapy to help with rehabilitation.
Decision: Liability was agreed by the defendant insurers and a five-figure settlement was reached.
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