I was a passenger in a car involved in a road traffic accident and suffered serious injuries to my right shoulder, my elbow and scarring to my forehead. I was unable to work for a long time. Jefferies Solicitors Ltd dealt with my case from the outset. I never expected that I would receive £21,191.00 of compensation for my injuries and other losses I had as a result of the accident. I am delighted with the outcome of my claim and would definitely recommend Jefferies Solicitors Ltd to anyone who wants to make an accident claim
Natasha from Manchester
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A 31-year-old man, *Peter Hughes, was involved in a road traffic accident that was not his fault. The accident happened in July 2012 and resulted in soft tissue injuries which were compensated for following an Out of Court Settlement.
Mr. Hughes was employed as a recovery vehicle driver. While at the scene of an accident he put on the hazard warning lights of his vehicle after parking to attend to the situation. Another vehicle failed to respond to the signal and collided with the back of the recovery vehicle.
Mr. Hughes suffered a number of injuries and took legal action against the driver of the other vehicle who he alleged had acted negligently and had not taken reasonable care. The defendant did not admit liability.
*The name of the claimant has been changed for privacy purposes.
Mr. Hughes experienced soft tissue injuries to his neck and back as well as also suffering from anxiety triggered by the incident.
The neck injury Mr. Hughes had was resolved 11 months after the accident occurred and the back injury took 13 months until a full recovery was reached. He was not able to work for four months afterwards and he underwent physiotherapy treatment to aid his recovery.
The total amount of damages decided was £5,564 which was agreed in an Out of Court Settlement. The estimated breakdown of that figure is £3,100 for loss of amenity and £2,506 for loss of earnings, with £58 for travel costs.
If you believe you could have a valid road accident compensation claim then please get in touch with Jefferies no win no fee solicitors. You may complete one of our online claim forms or call us on our national accident helpline number.