Category: accident claim

On Yer Bike

A pedestrian launched a bid for compensation blaming a cyclist for the accident - despite a court hearing she was staring at her phone when she walked on to the road. The Cyclist is now liable to pay out because "cyclists must be prepared at all times for people to behave in unexpected ways", Judge …

Accident at Work

Mr B had an accident at work when he was out doing some deliveries for his employers. The lorry which Mr B was driving had to be unloaded and as he pulled back the side curtain one of the side posts fell off and hit Mr B on his hard hat knocking this off and …

Accident At A Bus Stop

Mr A was out walking his dog and as he walked past his local bus stop the wind blew off the metal frame with the bus timetable and this fell onto his foot. Brearleys have now been able to secure an admission of liability from WYCA Ltd in respect of Mr A’s claim. Brearleys are …

Accident on Birds Nest Swing

Mrs F was visiting her local playground with her daughter and as she went on the Birds Nest Swing she caught her foot on the raised matting causing Mrs F injuries to her leg resulting in 3 fractures. The swing was also found to have been placed at the incorrect height. The Council have now …

Sign Knocks Over Customer at Tesco

Mrs B had gone to her local Tesco to do some shopping and as she was exiting the building a large sign blew over knocking the claimant over onto the ground. As a result of the Mrs B’s accident she sustained an injury to her back and arm. Tesco have now admitted responsibility for Mrs …

Car Drives Into House

Mrs R was laid in bed at home relaxing when all of a sudden she heard a loud bang she came downstairs to investigate and found that a car had driven into the garden wall and had also hit the window of the house. Brearleys submitted a claim to the third party insurer’s on behalf …

ACCIDENT AT WORK

Mr D was at work and part of his job involved driving a vehicle with a trailer and when he had to use the trailer he would have to use the ladders fixed to the trailer to get in and out of the trailer. The bolt holding the ladders in place had previously broken and …

Slipper in a Supermarket

Mrs H visited her local Tesco’s to do some shopping and as she walked down the greeting cards aisle she slipped on some plant material which had been left on the floor and not cleaned up by Tesco staff. Mrs H suffered an injury to her back and her toe as a result of her …

Pedestrian Hit by Reversing Car

Unfortunately for Mr P whilst he was crossing the road a driver of a taxi reversed out of the side road that M P was crossing and Mr P’s foot was injured. The insurers acting for the driver of the vehicle initially disputed liability stating that Mr P had walked into their insureds car and …

Unsecured Manhole Success

Mr B was on the first day of a new building site contract when he stepped onto a manhole cover which was not secure and his leg went down the hole causing an injury to his leg. As experts in dealing with claims that happen within the workplace we were able to identify the rules …