Personal Injury

Personal Injury

With our considerable experience in this area we have a long history of dealing with all types of cases ranging from people with minor whiplash injuries, recovering in a few weeks or months, to people with catastrophic injuries whose lives are permanently affected. Whatever the injury each case is unique and important to us. Sometimes minor injuries can develop over time into much more complicated and long lasting conditions. We have a database of trusted experts to help us prove the full extent of your injuries and any long term consequences. Personal injury compensation claims which we have successfully handled in the past have involved the following injuries:

  • amputations
  • birth injuries including Erb’s Palsy
  • brain injuries including Cerebral Palsy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • gynaecological injuries
  • loss of sight
  • loss of hearing
  • orthopaedic injuries
  • plastic surgery injuries
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • psychiatric injuries
  • spinal injuries
  • work related stress

To speak to a specialist personal injury lawyer who can help you with your personal injury claim contact us now by calling, emailing or requesting a callback.

Who to contact

Gerard Sanders

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders

Gerard qualified with a large regional firm in 1991. Since 1995 he has specialised exclusively on claimant personal injury work. More recently he has focused on complex higher value clinical negligence and personal injury claims, achieving seven figure settlements in personal injury cases involving amputation, multiple orthopaedic injuries and head injuries.

His greatest success has been winning the high profile case of Delaney-v-The Secretary of State for Transport where after almost 9 years of litigation involving two Court of Appeal hearings and an application to the Supreme Court he was finally able to establish that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau Agreement was incompatible with EEC law. As a direct result of the decision in this case the agreement has had to be amended to the benefit of many future victims of uninsured drivers.

Gerard is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and he appears in the latest Legal 500 rankings in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence.

Gerard’s other professional qualifications include a Diplome D’Etudes Juridiques Francaises from Strasbourg University.

What do people say about Gerard?

“I have the highest regard for you and your company.” – Dr Philip Steadman , Consultant Psychiatrist.

“He is a pleasure to work with and always gains the absolute best outcome for those who instruct him. He is highly responsive and he has an eye for detail with a sensible overview of the global issues.” – Colin McDevitt, Barrister, 3 Paper Buildings.

“I think that is an excellent outcome!. You have phenomenal negotiation skills. I work with insurers every day and to say the very least they are a challenge!” – client.

“It has been an unbelievably difficult time over the past few years. The decision to have my leg amputated was not particularly easy, nor was the rehabilitation. To do all of that whilst worrying about my case would have quite simply been overwhelming. Having you there meant that I had none of that worry. I have always known as I was in incredibly good hands and that I had nothing to be concerned about… You have made a unfathomably difficult situation immeasurably easier, and I will be forever grateful to you.” – client.

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