Bill's Road Traffic Accident Settles for £10,000 (Belfast)
Bill was driving his car in Belfast when he approached traffic congestion that prompted him to stop. The car behind him also came to a halt however the behind that continued causing a crash. The driver at fault collided with the car behind Bill with such force that it caused it to jump forward and crash into Bill’s rear.
As a result of the crash Bill suffered an injury to his shoulders, lower back and neck. He developed a crunching noise in his neck. In addition he experienced a numbness in his hands whilst typing on his computer at work.
Bill contacted Paschal O’Hare Solicitors
Internet savvy Bill searched online for a local road accident specialist solicitor. He came across our website and was impressed with our many reviews and case studies. He contacted us and we took on the case. We sent a letter of claim to the careless driver’s insurer who quickly admitted liability. We had out new client examined privately by a consultant orthopaedic surgeon whose opinion was that the neck and back injuries should heal within 18 months.
We served this medical evidence on the defendant insurance company who offered our client £7,000 in compensation. We rejected this and following further negotiations agreed upon a settle figure of £10,000.