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Thompsons NI secures compensation for USDAW member and her family

The personal injury team at Thompsons NI has successfully helped to secure over £25,000 for an USDAW member and her family following a road traffic accident that occurred earlier this year.

The USDAW member was a passenger in her son’s car along with her other two children. The family was travelling along a country road when the car in front of them suddenly braked. This resulted in our client, who was driving, having to take affirmative action and swerve onto the kerb. After doing this, a delivery van smashed into the rear of the vehicle, causing considerable damage. The force of the impact resulted in all four family members suffering from whiplash, and requiring treatment at their local GP surgery. Following an initial consultation, we arranged for all four clients to be medically examined by a consultant orthopaedic surgeon.

Initially, the defendant was proving difficult to deal with and was at first reluctant to accept liability. After threatening to issue court proceedings, the defendant agreed to enter into negotiations. The Thompsons NI personal injury team was then able to settle the matter in an efficient and professional manner.

Speaking of their experience with Thompsons NI, our client said: “I am very pleased with the support and advice I received and would recommend Thompsons Solicitors.

“I am very happy with what all the staff did with my claim. The case was dealt with efficiently and I would recommend Thompsons NI."

Free legal advice for union members

Being part of a trade union means you are entitled to free legal advice and representation when you need it the most. Thompsons NI solicitor, Damien Watson, said: “One of the benefits of union membership is free legal assistance which also applies to your family members. The above case is a prime example of how beneficial this is. We were able to deal with all four clients together efficiently without either of them occurring at any expense."

Why choose Thompsons NI’s road traffic accident solicitors

Thompsons NI Solicitors has a wealth of experience in acting for people who have been injured in road traffic accidents through no fault of their own.

We understand that a road crash can be a traumatic time, and we ensure a dedicated solicitor is available to guide you through your road accident claim and let you know exactly what to expect throughout the process of making a claim. We recognise that every case is different and we deliver a client-focused service that will cater to your unique needs. This includes access to home or hospital visits, depending on the severity of your road traffic incident.

If you’ve suffered a road traffic accident in the last three years and would like to start a road accident claim, contact our friendly and helpful team of road traffic accident solicitors on 0800 138 6880 or fill in our quick and easy, online claim form.