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31 year old Trainee Chef recovered £3,650,000 for the consequences of a spinal injury sustained in a cycling accident.

29th November 2016

Marcus Grant (instructed by Iona Smith of Gaby Hardwicke) appeared for the Claimant.

In April 2015 the Claimant sustained unstable fractures of the T12, L2 and L4 vertebrae causing a complete thoracic spinal cord injury. He spent much of the first year post accident in a spinal unit undergoing repeated surgeries to enable him to sit upright in a wheelchair.

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Judgment for Royal Marine suffering from Q Fever Syndrome

26th November 2016

Paul Kilcoyne together with Theo Huckle QC were instructed in this matter by Sue Bowler of Coffin Mew Solicitors.

Mrs Justice Andrews refused to grant the MOD an extension of time to comply with an Unless Order and accordingly entered judgment on behalf of the Claimant against the MOD.

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Garnham J finds one count of contempt proved and two counts not proved

25th November 2016

Marcus Grant (instructed by Laura Sales of Keoghs LLP) appeared for Aviva Insurance in committal proceedings in the Queen’s Bench Division for contempt of court in respect of signing a statement of truth on one or more documents in County Court proceedings that Aviva asserted the Respondent knew to be untrue.

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49 year old Conductor recovered £200,000 for the consequences of a whiplash injury that developed after a road accident.

23rd November 2016

Marcus Grant (instructed by Darren Wilson of Irwin Mitchell) appeared for the Claimant.

In February 2012 the Claimant sustained a soft tissue ‘whiplash’ injury to his cervical spine in a low energy road accident. Despite several different forms of treatment he continued 4.5 years later to be left with pain across his right trapezius when holding a baton which prevented him from being able to cope with the physical demands of conducting to a high level, either in live performance or in a recording studio.

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