L. C. was a 20 year old university student when she was seriously injured as a passenger in car accident. She suffered a severe fracture to her femur, head injury and facial lacerations. She underwent a number of operations initially and was left with permanent bowleggedness.
How We Helped
Primary liability for the car accident (fault) was admitted by the other side however, the Solicitor for the other side alleged that L. C. was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident. The Personal Injury Solicitor on the case obtained seatbelt evidence which disputed the allegation and the point was no longer pursued.
Medical evidence indicated that L. C. would need to have multiple knee replacement operations throughout her life which would ultimately reduce her mobility and potentially leave her in a wheelchair in her 60’s.
The car accident claim was settled out of Court with £263,000 compensation awarded to L. C.
She made an excellent recovery from her injuries and was able to finish University and secured employment.
At Co-op Legal Services our Personal Injury team offers free legal advice without the jargon. Most personal injury claims are dealt with on a No Win No Fee basis, which means there is no financial risk to you.
Call our No Win No Fee Personal Injury Solicitors on 0330 606 9587 or contact us online and we will help you.