Personal Injury – Case Studies

Vic Claims for PTSD 10 Years after an Air Crash

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.

Claim for Mental Health Damage after Violent Assault

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

Christine’s Claim for Back Injury Compensation

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

Compensation for Injuries after Beverley Tripped and Fell

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

Joan’s Claim after Industrial Disease Leads to Death

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

David Receives Compensation for a Road Traffic Accident

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 Provisional Damages for Spinal Cord Injury

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.

Bike Accident Compensation for Michael

Michael was cycling to his job as a security guard at 4.30 in the morning when he was knocked off his bike by a lorry. The lorry propelled him into the verge at the side of the road. After the accident, the driver did not stop and Michael was then found by a passer by.

Rachel’s Claim after a Car Accident Left her Paralysed

Rachel was paralysed in a car accident. We helped her to claim compensation that will provide her with financial security. She can use this money to support herself and cover the costs of her care.

Compensation for David After a Car Accident as a Child

At the age of 6, David ran across a road and was hit by a car. His parents received negative advice from a solicitor but they asked us for a second opinion. We took on his case and, although it took time, we helped David obtain £1.75 million compensation.

Stephen’s Claim after a Life-Threatening Car Accident

Stephen became a tetraplegic after a life-threatening accident. We helped him make an interim claim to purchase a suitable property while we negotiated with the Defendants.

Owen’s Claim for Leg Injuries after a Motorbike Accident

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.

Spinal Injury Claim following a Road Traffic Accident

Steven was awarded compensation totalling £7.75 million for the spinal injury he sustained in a road traffic accident in 2007.

Physical & Psychological Injuries Compensation

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.

Injured Motorcyclist Claims Compensation

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 claim for an injury at work

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.

Compensation for a Motorcyclist’s Fatal Injuries

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. Barratts Solicitors helped Gaye to recover a six figure sum in compensation, which will provide security for her and her children.

Compensation after Negligence Causes an Eye Injury

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 Injuries from Drunken Horse-Play

Recently David Tomlinson was approached by two, separate clients. They had both suffered alcohol related injuries in unusual, but remarkably similar accidents. Unfortunately, both Lorna and Leon were injured accidentally by people they knew, after those people had drunk too much alcohol.

Drunken Driver Causes Severe Personal Injuries

Sukhdev sustained significant head injuries in an accident in January 2009. The accident was caused by a drunk driver and we helped Sukhdev recover compensation for his injuries.

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 until he was injured at work. 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. She was crossing a road outside her parents’ home when she was hit by an ambulance.

Significant Compensation for Criminal Injuries

Tom was 21 when he was the victim of an unprovoked assault. He was attacked in the street in October 2004 and taken to hospital. Tom suffered a traumatic brain injury in the attack and he stayed in hospital for over 3 weeks before he was discharged.

Injuries Suffered After Drinking Fake Alcohol

A 23 year old British backpacker died after consuming poisonous alcohol sold as Gin in Indonesia. This 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. The driver of another vehicle did a sudden U-turn which caused 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. As a result of the fall, she 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

The Spinal Injuries Association recommended Barratts Solicitors to Dr Donal McNally. Dr McNally instructed David Tomlinson to act on his behalf in recovering compensation for his spinal injury.