Passenger injured in a Transit Van which collided with a lorry on the M2 motorway receives a six figure sum in compensation
A passenger in a van is injured when his vehicle collided with a lorry receives a six figure sum in compensation for his injuries.
Accident Circumstances: Our client was a front seat passenger wearing a seat belt, in a Transit van being driven by the defendant. In the early hourts of the morning the defendant was driving our client along the M2 motorway between junction 6 and 7 when he collided with the rear of a lorry travelling in the same direction and then into the central reservation. As a result of the road traffic collision our client suffered serious injuries. His injuries were so severe he was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital.
Our client’s Injuries: Our client was unconscious and in the intensive care unit for 5 days. He suffered internal bleeding, multiple fractures to his left arm and left leg. He suffered a fractured skull, facial bones and spinal fractures along with fractured ribs, a left lung puncture and a collapsed right lung.
What did Hayward Baker Solicitors do to help: One of our personal injury specialists Michelle Higgins 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. We obtained medical reports from an Orthopaedic Consultant, a Maxillo Facial Consultant, a Consultant Psychiatrist, an ENT expert and a Neuro Surgeon. We ensured our client got the rehabilitation treatment he required and the best compensation we could recover along with his out of pocket expenses such as traveling expenses and medical fees.
Resolution: Our client was awarded a sum of £100,000.00 in compensation for his injuries (Damages) and out of pocket expenses (Special Damages).