Background

Anna is a senior industrial disease solicitor based in Thompsons’ London office.

With nearly 25 years’ experience, she specialises in helping injured people in south east England to make claims as a result of contracting industrial diseases, particularly hand arm vibration syndrome (or HAVS, also known as vibration white finger).

Given her extensive experience, Anna can ensure that her injured clients receive the maximum amount of compensation to which they are entitled, taking into account any ongoing treatment they may require.

 

Anna's case experience 

  • Achieved an out of court settlement for a local authority road worker who developed HAVS after being exposed to excessive vibration. As a result of developing the condition he was dismissed and was not able to do any similar kind of work, resulting in long-term unemployment.
  • Represented eight welders who suffered HAVS as a result of using various vibratory tools. Their employer did not admit liability, but Anna was still able to settle all eight cases out of court to reflect the fact that the men would never be able to use vibratory tools (effectively the tools of their trade) again.
  • Secured a out of court settlement for her client who was painter and decorator on various drilling rigs in the North Sea. His work involved excessive use of needle scaler tools, as a result of which he developed HAVS.

 

Professional Membership

Anna is a senior litigator with The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.