Whilst liability was admitted, quantum was a different matter. The defendants sought to dispute £2million of the full claim value of £3.5million.
They suggested that the local authority were duty bound to pay for his care, not the defendant.
This argument was totally rejected and following negotiations, the defendants settled the claim for £3.35million. This will pay for his care for the rest of his life and provides income for his family.
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Hugely successful case management day focuses on best practices for clients
Partners Jane Weakley and Anna Bond spoke at a well-attended case management day this week about collaborative working practices to achieve the best outcome for clients.
£12 million settlement for woman who suffered serious brain injury after falling from a bed at John Radcliffe Hospital
Jonathan Zimmern has successfully concluded a case on behalf of Miss Julia Stanbury, who suffered a serious brain injury after she was left unattended and fell from her hospital bed at the John Radcliffe Hospital following a craniotomy.
Six figure compensation for glazier injured in accident at work
Claire Glasgow has negotiated a six-figure settlement for a young graduate who suffered a serious head injury while working on a building site in North London.
Too often, it takes tragedy for Network Rail to close dangerous railway crossings
BBC Sussex highlighted concerns that a level crossing in Plumpton in East Sussex had been locked in the up position, creating 'an accident waiting to happen'.
Simple scan to identify breech babies supported by partner Jane Weakley and senior midwife Charlene Francois
Proposals for coroners to investigate late-term stillbirths would provide relief to grieving families