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Case Summary: H v S - Spencers Solicitors Limited

01/02/23. Accident Date: 13/01/2020

Settlement Date: 09/08/2022



The Claimant, aged 40, was involved in a road traffic accident.

The Claimant was situated in her parked vehicle when the vehicle parked behind her, was struck by a passing vehicle. The parked vehicle was shunted into the Claimant’s vehicle, forcing her into the vehicle parked in front.

Liability was admitted.


The Claimant suffered neck and back injuries as a result of the accident and also developed tinnitus. The Claimant also became anxious and nervous when in a vehicle.

The physical symptoms improved partially over time but were still intrusive at times.

The Claimant was unable to do any heavy lifting around the home and was unable to train at the gym.

The Claimant had approximately 20 sessions of physiotherapy and received sports and deep tissue massage.

The Orthopaedic expert recommended that she stop the formal physiotherapy treatment and continue a home exercise programme given by the physiotherapist. With this, a prognosis was given of 26-28 months from the date of the accident for the neck and back injury. However, the tinnitus would be permanent and the anxiety was ongoing.


The Claimant, aged 42 at the time of settlement, received £17,887.00.

This is broken down as follows:

Personal Injury £14,000.00

Special damages £3887.00 Includes massage and tinnitus therapy

Solicitors for the Claimant: Spencers Solicitors Limited

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