Andrew Ritchie QC secures £1.5m for police officer catastrophically injured in an accident
News | Mon 18th Jan, 2016
The case of C v Graham and Aviva (2016) was settled this week for £1.5million by Andrew Ritchie QC.
In November 2011, the 55 year old Claimant was knocked off his bicycle by a motorist and suffered serious brain and orthopaedic injuries. The Claimant was a commended police officer who had one of the highest arrest rates in the country. He is no longer able to work and requires care.
Liability was admitted and quantum was settled at £1.5m for his pain, suffering, and loss of amenity, care needs, accommodation needs and loss of his successful career. Damages for dependant capacity were included as the claimant had borderline lack of capacity and needed help.