Background

Richard is an experienced personal injury solicitor based in Thompsons' Stoke office.

He specialises in cases to do with accidents at work such as manual handling injuries, slips and trips at work, falls from height at work and injuries caused by dangerous machinery. He has extensive experience in dealing with claims arising from road accidents.

Richard helps injured people throughout the West Midlands and always strives to recover the maximum amount of compensation to which his injured clients are entitled within the shortest possible time.

 

Richard's case experience

  • Secured £1.5 million for a client who suffered partial paralysis of some of the vertebrae in his neck, back, and his right upper arm after a large concrete block fell on his head when working in a hopper. 
  • Recovered £360,000 for a farmer who had to have a below-the-knee amputation after a 2.5 ton counterbalance fell from a forklift truck and landed on his leg. 
  • Negotiated a settlement of £42,500 for a client was involved in a serious accident when a car being driven in the opposite direction crossed onto her side of the road and collided with her car, resulting in multiple fractures and dislocations in two places on her right foot, requiring specialist surgical intervention.
  • Secured compensation at trial for a client who injured himself lifting a heavy object, The judge found his employers were in breach of two separate regulations for allowing him to lift such a heavy object alone and for allowing the gangway to become obstructed, which caused him to trip.