Award: 1.25 million
Richard Meggitt, Solicitor in the Serious Injury Team at ASD, acted for a child in Rotherham who sustained a serious brain injury.
The child was struck by a car when he was returning home from school. He was taken to Sheffield Children's Hospital by ambulance and was an inpatient for a number of weeks.
Location: Louth, Lincolnshire
Mr D, from Louth in Lincolnshire, mistakenly believed the insurers for the company who were to blame for his accident at work would quickly settle his claim for compensation. Mr D, a fencer, fell into an unguarded ditch at a construction site in Yorkshire. He fell awkwardly trapping his left arm behind his back. He had to be freed by the fire brigade and was taken to the local hospital by ambulance. The shoulder muscles were weakened resulting in numerous painful dislocations. Mr D was absent from work for more than 3 years.
A Finance Director of a former major courier company in Sheffield has been awarded £75,000 after falling downstairs at work. The claimant, known as Mrs W for legal reasons, was walking downstairs when she caught her foot on a defective carpet tile and fell down approximately 12 steps. Her injuries includes two fractures to her upper right arm and a serious fracture to her shoulder.
Accident at Cafe Uno results in Compensation
ASD Solicitors helped a Sheffield man to receive £295,000 in compensation following an accident at work.
Mr B fell awkwardly whilst attempting to negotiate stairs at work. The stair case had been used as a storage area. As a result of the fall the client suffered chronic pain in the lower back, making a return to work full time impossible.
Name: Miss S
Miss S of Retford, Notts, secured significant damages following a motorcycling accident. Miss S was riding pillion in an accident in which the rider of the motorbike was killed. The motorbike struck a car at high speed after the vehicle had emerged from a minor road.
ASD Solicitors have successfully represented a lady who was injured as she went about her duties at work.
Name: Mr C
ASD Solicitors assisted a butcher from Pontefract to recover compensation following an accident at work.
Name: Mr A
ASD Solicitors has assisted a young man to obtain compensation after metal entered his left eye.
The client suffered the loss of sight in the left eye while on work placement. He was not provided with any eye protection and the accident occurred when he was watching a colleague operate a machine. Mr A from Sheffield went on to develop depression as a result of the injuries sustained.
Name: Mr G
ASD Solicitors has helped a Sheffield man to receive £138,500 in compensation following an accident at work.
Mr G fell from a ladder provided by his employer when attempting to fit a sign. He should have been working from a mobile platform or been assisted by another employee.
Name: Mr S
Our client, a machine operative from Nottingham, was injured in a road traffic accident whilst cycling to work. As a result of the accident, he suffered a significant injury to his shoulder. The severity of the shoulder injury was such that Mr S of Nottingham was unable to return to work full time.
Name: Mr H
The Claimant, Mr H, was a rear seat passenger in a road accident which resulted in the tragic death of the front seat passenger.
The Claimant sustained significant trauma to his leg, which resulted in a below knee amputation.
Liability was not contested and following negotiations between ASD and the Defendant Insurers an offer in excess of £400,000 was made. ASD advised the Claimant in detail regarding his legal position and, after some deliberation; the Claimant accepted the Defendant's offer resulting in expeditious settlement, following this terrible and unfortunate accident.
Name: Mr Hay
Mr Hay from Rotherham sustained a troublesome fracture to his right wrist as a result of a fall on ice in a city centre. He had been told by his former Solicitors that his claim had less than reasonable prospects of success. This was despite the former Solicitors asking Mr Hay to pay for medical records and notes.