Gurion has two-decades’ personal injury experience. The value of claims in which he is involved typically range from £100K to over £1M. His practice encompasses employers’ liability, public and occupiers’ liability, fatal accidents, disease and road traffic claims. He also conducts CICAP work. Gurion has particular interest in spinal and traumatic brain injuries. He has also developed a niche practice in prison-related litigation, largely defending injury claims brought by prisoners in a variety of custodial contexts.
Notable Personal Injury cases
Drummy v Aeropark Ltd (JSM 2020; High Court approval 2021)
Acted from outset for the Estate of deceased employee who suffered fatal cardiac arrest a few months after being subjected to racial and religious workplace discrimination. The case involved complex issues of medical causation. Settled at JSM for £95,000.
Brahimi v Clink (JSM 2020)
Gurion acted for employer in claim involving employee who injured his hand in a lift-door. The claim was pleaded at £750K and settled at JSM for £260K.
Cloves v Street Scaffolding Ltd (JSM 2020)
Acted from outset in High Court action brought by a scaffolder, who was seriously injured when he fell from a ladder whilst at work. Liability remained disputed but settlement was achieved at JSM for £570K.
Faller v Foreman & Anor (JSM 2016; Settlement 2017)
Acted from outset for cyclist suffering traumatic brain injury when knocked off his bicycle. Settled at JSM for £920K gross of 95-5 liability apportionment.
White v MCCH Society Ltd (JSM 2016; Approval 2017)
Acted for protected party who suffered serious injuries falling off a ramp at a day-care centre. Significant claims for accommodation and Court of Protection costs. Achieved £775K settlement.
Gray v Bourke (Settlement, 2017)
Acted from outset for claimant in liability denied road traffic accident, who suffered traumatic brain injury and significant loss of earnings. Achieved settlement after issue of proceedings for £1.175M.
G4S Care & Justice Services (UK) Ltd v Manley  EWHC 2355
High Court appeal in Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 personal injury claim considering a prison’s responsibility to restore electricity timeously where prisoner with mobility problems fell in his cell and suffered injury in reduced lighting.