David supervises colleagues in the industrial disease team and is ultimately responsible for 80-plus cases in the North East.
With more than 20 years’ legal experience, 18 years of which were spent at Thompsons, David has dealt with a wide range of personal injury cases during his career, especially those involving accidents and work-related stress.
These days his work is dominated by claims involving noise-induced hearing loss, work-related neck and upper limb disorders and hand-arm vibration syndrome - also known as vibration white finger.
David’s dedication and professionalism ensure that the highest possible compensation is achieved for clients in the shortest time possible.
David points out that Thompsons only represents injured parties and never those who might be responsible for those injuries or their insurance companies.
Outside his work for Thompsons, David enjoys running and football.
David's case experience
- Secured an £11,000 settlement in case where a client developed vibration white finger after working for many years as a local authority gardener, despite the employer initially denying culpability.
- Secured an £11,000 settlement after the employer admitted they had exposed David’s client to vibrating tools on a daily basis over a decade, but claimed they were not responsible for the vibration white finger he had contracted.
- Secured a settlement of £25,000 for a client who used an electric engraving pen for more than 20 years and developed had arm vibration syndrome.
David is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.