Personal Injury – Case Studies

Vic’s Story

Vic came to us 10 years after the Kegworth Air Crash. He had suffered PTSD. He was told by other solicitors that he was out of time. However we pursued the claim and recovered £136,000.

Mildred’s Story

A violent assault on 90 year old resident at retirement home caused severe damage to her mental health. We helped her to claim.

Christine’s Story

We helped Christine gain full compensation for a back injury which she suffered when she slipped on black ice at a local petrol station.

Beverley’s Story

Beverley received unsupportive advice from Counsel after she tripped over a raised paving stone. We helped her recover compensation for the injury caused by the accident.

Joan’s Story

Following the death of her husband we recovered compensation for Joan and her son to ensure security for their future.

David’s Story

David received £3,100,000 in settlement of his claim for injuries sustained at the age of 6, in a road traffic accident.

Chris’s Story

Chris received provisional damages of £1,000,000 after a spinal cord injury. This means he has also secured his right to return to Court if his condition deteriorates.

Michael’s Story

A lorry driver knocked Michael off his bike and propelled him into a roadside verge. The driver failed to stop and he was eventually found by a passer-by.

Rachel’s Story

Rachel was awarded compensation after a car accident. The compensation will provide her with financial security for the rest of her life

David’s Story

David was given negative advice by a previous solicitor but we took on his case. We helped David obtain £1.75 million compensation.

Stephen’s Story

Stephen became a tetraplegic after a life-threatening accident. We helped him make an interim claim to purchase a suitable property.

Owen’s Story

Owen suffered serious leg injuries in a motorcycle accident in December 2006.  Owen achieved 100% of his compensation which settled shortly afterwards for a little over £300,000.

Steven’s Story

Steven was awarded compensation totalling £7.75 million for the spinal injury he sustained in a road traffic accident.

Natalie’s Story

Natalie suffered both physical and psychological injuries as a result of a road traffic accident on the M62. We successfully recovered compensation on Natalie’s behalf.

James’ Story

James suffered personal injuries and financial losses as a result of a road traffic accident in March 2011. He was riding his motorcycle at the time when he was injured. Barratts Solicitors pursued a claim on his behalf and James received compensation.

Bob’s story

Bob attended the scene of an accident where the driver had lost control of his vehicle and his car ended up in a ditch. Bob suffered injuries during the course of rescuing the driver.

Mike’s case

Tragically, Mike died from fatal injuries as a result someone else’s negligent driving. His wife, Gaye pursued a claim for compensation for the loss of her husband and father to their 2 children. Jill Barratt helped Gaye to recover a six figure sum in compensation, which will provide security for her and her children.

Adrian’s story

Adrian suffered severe injury to his eye as a result of the Defendant’s negligence. He was able to recover compensation for his injury and financial losses.

Nicola’s story

Nicola was injured in July 2010. She contacted Jill Barratt and instructed her to pursue a claim on her behalf for compensation. Jill overcame the insurers’ objections and succeeded in recovering 100% compensation for Nicola.

7 figure settlement for client with brain injury

Our client sustained life threatening injuries after he was injured in a car accident.

Martin’s Case – Getting The Right Advice

Martin came to us, following the recommendation from one of our former clients. At that point, Martin had already contacted a local firm of solicitors and they had agreed to take on his case. However, they had limited his claim to a maximum of £25,000, even though he had suffered serious orthopaedic injuries. The injuries […]

Can A Car Passenger be Liable For Their Injuries?

Our client was only a teenager when she was injured in a car being driven by a friend. Her friend lost control of the car and hit a tree. As she was in the rear seat, it should have been a straightforward personal injury case.

Client Walks Again After 3 Years

A TV show revealed how developments in science can truly change the life of individuals.

Always Supporting Our Clients

At Barratts we pride ourselves on putting our clients first. This was particularly important for one young woman who came to us after a car accident. It really is our caring approach that sets us apart, as this testimonial shows.

CCTV Footage Helps to Secure Compensation

Bob was a 21 year old student on a visit to Nottingham to celebrate his friend’s 21st birthday. During the evening they visited a local nightclub.  Whilst he and his friends were enjoying themselves, a fight broke out between two groups of young men. Neither Bob nor his friends knew any of these men but […]

Accident on a Bus Results in Severe Spinal Injury

Eileen was an active 77 year old pensioner. When she boarded the number 47 bus outside her house in January, she never expected to end up in hospital.

Compensation Payments Following Drunken Horse-Play

David Tomlinson was approached by two, separate clients who were both injured in unusual, but remarkably similar accidents. In the first accident Lorna had returned home from a night out with her then boyfriend who was somewhat the worse for wear.

Drunken Driver Causes Severe Personal Injuries

Sukhdev sustained significant head injuries in an accident in January 2009.

Attempted Murder Results in Significant Injuries and Compensation

Colin was assaulted in March 2008 and he suffered significant injuries. The Defendant drove a car into Colin in a deliberate assault and used the vehicle as a weapon.

Employers Pay Compensation For Loss of Three Fingers

Robert was employed as a landscape gardener by a firm of environment/landscape consultants. On the day of the accident he was operating a circular saw which was used to cut tree trunks into small manageable woodblocks.

Ambulance Victim Recovers Compensation

Claire suffered catastrophic injuries in a road traffic accident when she was only 9 years old. When crossing a road outside her parents’ home, she was hit by an ambulance.

Significant Compensation for Criminal Injuries

Tom was 21 when he was the victim of an unprovoked assault in the street in October 2004. He was taken to hospital where he remained for over 3 weeks before being discharged home with a traumatic brain injury.

Injuries Suffered After Drinking Fake Alcohol

The death of a 23 year old British backpacker who died after consuming poisonous alcohol sold as Gin in Indonesia has raised the awareness of the dangers of fake alcoholic drinks which often contain very high levels of poisonous methanol and other toxic ingredients.

Zoe Receives Over £70,000 Compensation Following Road Traffic Accident

In November 2011 Zoe was involved in a road traffic accident. A vehicle to her nearside but just ahead of her did a sudden U-turn causing Zoe to collide with the vehicle.

Police Officer Recovers Compensation Through Motor Insurers Bureau

In May 2010 Andy, a police officer, was on duty when he came across a burglary in progress. The burglar ran to his car to escape.

CCTV Provides Vital Evidence in Compensation Claim

Jenny was walking through a busy shopping centre when she was knocked to the ground and suffered significant shoulder injuries.

Barratts Successful in Appeal for Criminal Injuries Compensation

Jimmy submitted an Application for Criminal Injuries Compensation after he had suffered a nasty injury to his hand. He was injured while he was attempting to breakup a fight at a Christmas party. Someone recommended that he should talk to Barratts and he met us in 2008. 

Spinal Injured Client Promotes Use of Cycle Helmets on YouTube

Following a recommendation from the Spinal Injuries Association, Dr Donal McNally instructed David Tomlinson to act on his behalf in recovering compensation.