Injury Compensation for Torrington Pavement Accident

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A Barnstaple woman who suffered a fractured wrist and head injury when she caught her foot in a pavement pothole in Torrington, North Devon in November 2011 has won nearly £10,000 in compensation.

Karen Utley, who lives in West Yelland, near Barnstaple was getting out of a friend’s car in Mill Street, Torrington when she tripped and fell. She sustained a fracture to her wrist as well as head injuries.

She decided to pursue a personal injury claim and consulted Slee Blackwell Solicitors. With offices throughout Devon, including Barnstaple, and a national reputation in the field of injury law, we were the natural choice.

Solicitor, Mike Clarke of Slee Blackwell’s Bideford office dealt with the injury claim on a No Win – No Fee basis under the firm’s popular 100% compensation scheme. This scheme guarantees that accident victims will receive all of their injury compensation, without any deductions.

Commenting on the successful settlement of the PI claim Mike Clarke said:-

“ Photographs taken 3 days after the accident show that the hole was deep, quite old and was right by the kerb, just where someone would step when getting out of a car. Karen suffered a nasty right wrist fracture, which has left her with continuing pain and some restriction in movement, which will be permanent. The injury compensation we negotiated with the council’s insurers reflects those ongoing problems.”

If you have suffered an accident and are looking for a specialist solicitor to represent you on a No Win, No Fee basis then give Slee Blackwell Solicitors a call. We have a team of experienced lawyers whose specialism in the field of personal injury law has won us national recognition. We are recommended by the independent and highly influential legal guide The Legal 500. We have also been awarded the Lexcel quality kite mark by the The Law Society.

Give us a call on 0808 139 1606 and we will provide you with free initial advice about making a claim. Or email: [email protected] And if you wish to pop in to see us for a more traditional face to face chat you can do so at any of our offices located in Barnstaple, Exeter, Taunton, South Molton, Bideford and Braunton.

More information about head injury claims – www.headinjurylaw.co.uk