Our client was stood on a traffic island waiting to cross Hammersmith Broadway when she was hit by the defendants motorcycle. As a result our client suffered injury and loss.
Our Client’s Injuries:
Break to left knee, bruising on left knee and knee ligament partly ripped. Bruising to left side of body and back ache.
What did Hayward Baker do to help?
Ria Tallack one of our experienced claims handlers took on the case on a No Win No Fee basis. Ria submitted the claim to the defendant insurers via the low value personal injury insurers portal and stated that they were to blame for the accident due to the following reasons:
You failed to observe the presence of our client, did not keep your vehicle under any or any proper control and drove your vehicle in such a way that endangered other road users, in particular our client.
The location of the accident was on a busy London high street upon which there are many junctions at which pedestrians can cross. It was therefore reasonably foreseeable there would be numerous pedestrians crossing and waiting at the edge of the pavement to cross the road. The Defendant should have taken this into consideration and ensured there was sufficient room.
Your driver failed to keep his vehicle under any or any proper control and drove it in such a way that endangered other road users, in particular our client who was a pedestrian on the pavement.
This mean’t that provided that the medical report confirms our client was injured as a result of the accident, they have agreed to pay her compensation, and Gary will discuss with the Litigation Friend the level of compensation after receipt of the medical report.
The insurers acknowledged the claim and shortly after informed Hayward Baker Solicitors that liability was admitted. What this mean’t was that provided that a medical report confirms our client was injured as a result of the accident, they have agreed to pay her compensation. The level of compensation will be discussed with our client after receipt of the medical report.
Ria sent off for copies of our client’s medical records and once received she forwarded them to the medical expert who would be examining our client and who will also be formulating a report on her injuries.
On receipt of the report Ria reviewed the content and noted that the injuries were consistent with the accident. A copy of the report was then sent to our client for approval along with a copy of her schedule of out of pocket expenses which included travel expenses and the costs of medical items purchased due to her injuries.
Ria valued the claim by using the medical report and previous case studies and notified our client what she could receive in the way of compensation. Our client agreed with the report, out of pocket expenses and Ria’s valuation of the case and sent back the relevant signed authorities allowing Ria to negotiate settlement with the defendant insurers.
Ria negotiated a settlement figure of £4,700 for our client.