Motorcyclist receives a 5 figure sum after being hit by a car in Ipswich
Accident Circumstances: Our client was riding his motorcycle along a road in Ipswich when the defendant drove his car across our client’s path which caused him to collide with the defendant’s vehicle. As a result of the collision our client suffered a personal injury.
Our Client’s Injuries: 4 fractures in his lower left arm. A six inch permanent scar on his left forearm.
What did Hayward Baker Solicitors do to help: One of our personal injury specialists Susan Burden who is a solicitor took on the case on a no-win-no-fee basis and sent a letter of claim to the defendant, who admitted liability for the accident.
We arranged for our client to see an Orthopaedic Surgeon who examined our client after which he formulated a report upon our client’s injuries and it was this report we used to prove our client’s injuries and to also help Susan value the compensation and out of pocket expenses part the claim.
We also arranged for our client to see a psychologist to help with depression caused by the accident.
Our client attended 8 sessions of physiotherapy which we ensured was paid by the defendant’s insurers.
As part of our client’s out of pocket expenses we claimed for a care and assistance claim as our client required assistance with domestic duties for a period of 5 weeks.
We also amount was claimed for our client’s travel expenses to and from hospital appointments.
We made sure that the bike repairs were paid for along with bike storage charge, removal fee and the cost of damaged clothing.
Medical expenses by the way of pain killers and vitamins were also part of our client’s out of pocket expenses claim.
As our client could not work until his injuries had healed we claimed for his loss of earnings during this period.
Resolution: Our client received £23,353.81 in compensation for his injuries and out of pocket expenses.