£110,000 awarded for for multiple fractures and depression after a road accident

A Quittance panel solicitor, Rakhi Chauhan, acted for a motorcyclist injured in a road accident.

The rider sustained a fracture of the metacarpal joints, fracture of the clavicle, soft tissue injuries, depression and a minor head injury.

Liability for the accident was not disputed. The claimant was employed as a warehouse chargehand before the accident and was earning a weekly income of circa £340.00.

Forced to leave work

As a result of the accident, he was unable to work and consequently was forced to leave his job.

The motorcycle accident claim settled for £110,000.

The compensation award included a claim for future loss of earnings, disadvantage on the open labour market, care claim and a claim for future cognitive behavioural therapy.

Gaynor Haliday, Legal researcher

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