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Settlement For Pedestrian After Road Traffic Collision

Irwin Mitchell’s Serious Injury team secured a five-figure settlement for a man who was injured in a road traffic collision.

In early 2014 our client, Mr M, was walking along a footpath when a driver lost control of their vehicle whilst speeding. The car collided with bollards, a fence and a hedge. It is thought that debris struck M, although he can’t remember the accident.

M dislocated his ankle which had to be fixed in with pins and a plate. He still has reduced movement in the joint and suffers from discomfort despite attending physiotherapy sessions. He now has an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis which could require further surgery. 

M also suffered a mild head injury and had to take around three months off work.

Louise Morgan, a serious injury specialist, helped M secure compensation which will fund therapy and surgery if it’s required in the future.

Louise said: “Mr M suffered nasty injuries as a result of the incident but we were able to resolve his claim relatively swiftly and the compensation will enable him to obtain the further therapy that has been recommended.”

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury, or if a loved one has died as a result of a pedestrian accident, our specialist pedestrian accident claims team help you to secure compensation. Visit our Road Accident Claims page for more information.

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