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Case Summary: B v T - Karen Cawood, Spencers Solicitors

16/02/21. Case Name
: 
B v T


Court Name
: 
County Court Money Claims Centre


Accident Date
: 
11/01/2017


Settlement Date: 

11/05/2020


TOTAL GROSS SETTLEMENT: 
£10,000.00


Background

The claimant was driving round a blind bend and slowed down. As she approached the bend, she saw the defendant coming towards her and slowed her vehicle down to a stop. The defendant failed to stop and crashed into the claimant head on. 

The claimant suffered with pain in her neck, left arm, lower back, left leg and left knee. The claimant had pre-existing illness and suffered hypermobility and fibromyalgia and the accident appeared to have worsened her condition. The claimant required care and assistance for 6 weeks after the accident. 

The claimant was also 27 weeks pregnant at the time of the accident. The baby was fine, but she suffered from irritable uterus after the accident and this meant regular contractions for about 6-8 weeks of her pregnancy.


Liability

Liability was not admitted by the defendant however, the case settled with a Part 36 Offer from the defendant solicitors. 



Quantum

The matter settled with a Part 36 Offer. The offer was a global sum. 


Solicitors for the Claimant: Karen Cawood of Spencers Solicitors Limited


Solicitors for the Defendant: DWF Ltd

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