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"They have been absolutely superb. I can’t praise them highly enough, because I wouldn’t be where I am now if it hadn’t been for them."

– Diane, client's wife

Brain injury client stories

'Sarah' - Pedestrian hit by car

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Multi-million pound
  • Comments: Sarah's parents transferred instructions to Serious Law 6 months after her accident, as they wanted to ensure that their daughter's case was being handled by a specialist serious injury solicitors, given the severity of her injuries and the liability dispute.

'Jacob' - Head on car collision involving a young child

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Five figure compensation
  • Comments: This case was a very complexed and upsetting case where our client, a minor, and his parents were involved in a serious road traffic accident.

'Miss H' - Representing a client for the second time

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Multi-million pound
  • Comments: This case, involved a former client who had previously suffered minor injuries in a road traffic accident. Tragically, her injuries on this occasion were a great deal more serious.

'Bradley' - Skull impaled by metal peg

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Accident whilst playing with friends
  • Settlement: Six figure compensation
  • Comments: Bradley's accident occurred whilst on his way home from the skatepark with his friends. A metal peg found on the side of an embankment was thrown and landed in the back of our clients head causing a brain injury and associated problems.

'Matthew' - Motorcycle accident

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Seven figure settlement
  • Comments: Matthew's case involved a head on motorcycle collision with an oncoming vehicle. Our client sustained multiple injuries including ligament and bone damage to his left leg resulting in limited mobility. As a result of his accident, our client also sustained a head injury.

'Victoria' - Motorway motorcycle accident

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Multi million pound
  • Comments: Victoria was involved in a road traffic accident whilst a pillion passenger on a motorcycle which resulted in her sustaining a brain injury and associated problems.

'Richard' - Motorcycle collision

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Multi-million pound
  • Comments: Richard was involved in a serious motorcycle accident caused by the dangerous driving of the defendant. As a result of the accident, our client was left with a severe traumatic brain injury which had wide ranging implications for him and his family.

'George' - A front seat passenger involved in a head on collision

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Multi-million pound
  • Comments: George sustained a catastrophic brain injury in a road traffic accident whilst travelling as a passenger in a friend's car.

Mr W – A front seat passenger who sustained a serious head injury

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident
  • Settlement: Six figure settlement
  • Comments: Mr W was involved in serious, late night road traffic accident. As a result of the accident our client sustained a serious head injury which caused a traumatic bleed on the brain and associated problems.

Anthony - Accident at work

  • Type of injury: Head Injury
  • Cause: Accident at work
  • Settlement: A seven figure sum on a 100% liability basis
  • Comments: Anthony sustained a serious head injury at work when he fell from a platform into an inspection pit. He was taken to hospital and his head injury was treated but he was not sent for any radiological investigations. Days after being discharged our client returned to hospital due to the continued pain that he was feeling where it was determined that he had at least one fracture to his neck along with possible spinal cord damage.

‘Nicola’ – Protecting the future

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident - pedestrian
  • Settlement: Six figure compensation plus ‘provisional damages’ if epilepsy develops
  • Comments: Nicola’s complex case ran from when she was injured in her early teens until she reached 18. It required in-depth investigations and expert analysis to prove the defendant’s liability, and medical assessments to determine the likelihood of further complications from her injury.

‘Simon’ – Getting the right help in place

  • Type of injury: Brain Injury
  • Cause: Road traffic accident - cyclist
  • Settlement: Multi-million pound compensation
  • Comments: As early as possible, we facilitated Simon’s rehabilitation programme and helped to buy equipment, an adapted vehicle and property. Simon’s settlement award included guaranteed annual compensation payments for life.

'Wendy' - Serious Road Traffic Accident

  • Type of injury: Traumatic Brain Injury & Orthopaedic injuries
  • Cause: Road Traffic Accident
  • Settlement: Significant six figure sum
  • Comments: In this case 'Wendy' suffered multiple injuries as a result of a serious road traffic accident.