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Sam's Compensation Settlement Allows Her To Live An Independent Life

Sam Hagar’s compensation settlement has allowed her to live an independent life despite the injuries she suffered in a road accident.

Sam’s accident happened in June 2003. After being in a coma for four weeks, Sam had to learn basic tasks again, such as walking and eating.

The head injuries Sam suffered were so severe that she had to leave university, where she had been studying to become a teacher. Her memory, attention and concentration problems made it impossible for her to continue with her course.

She was also left needing extensive rehabilitation. The NHS couldn’t offer Sam the long-term care that she needed but with the help of our serious injury experts Sam was able to access the necessary support and treatment.

How Compensation Helped Sam

In the immediate aftermath of the accident, Sam needed 24/7 care. The early compensation payments that we secured for Sam allowed her to buy her own home and employ support workers to support her in living independently.

Sam was soon down to 56 hours of care a week. While still needing a lot of specialist help, she is able to do more for herself and has been able to take on voluntary work in her local area.

Her compensation claim has now fully settled and Sam has been awarded the funds she needs to continue living as independently as possible.

“Irwin Mitchell… have really guided me through the whole problem of this case and I would recommend them to anybody. They are helpful, they explain things to you and they talk to you directly instead of going around you. They do not make you feel second best.” Sam Hagar

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a road traffic accident, our serious injury claims team could help you secure compensation. See our Road Traffic Accident Claims page for more information.

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