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Stuart McKechnie QC and Helen Pooley settle birth brain injury claim for capital equivalent of just under £33.2 million

Stuart McKechnie QC and Helen Pooley have settled a long running birth brain injury claim for £11.8 million plus PPOs of £315,000 rising to £345,000 across the Claimant’s lifetime. This case was viewed by all of experts involved as uniquely complex, with…

Stuart McKechnie QC achieves multi-million settlement on behalf of amputee previously offered £150,000

At a JSM in July 2021 Stuart McKechnie QC negotiated a substantial 7 figure settlement on behalf of a 55-year-old man who underwent an elective through-knee amputation 3 years post-accident.

In the early stages of his case, well before the decision to…

Stuart McKechnie QC settles poly trauma claim for just over £7million

In August 2018, a father of two was seriously injured in a head-on collision whilst driving to work through Norfolk. The vehicle he was travelling in was pushed into a ditch at high speed, which resulted in him suffering significant orthopaedic injuries….

Stuart McKechnie QC chosen to give amputation claims talk for PIBA

On 1st October Stuart McKechnie QC delivered a webinar to PIBA on how to maximise upper and lower limb amputation claims. Stuart is currently instructed on 11 different amputation cases. He has prepared a paper to accompany the talk that is available…

Webinar – 4 June 2020: Everything you need to know about Brachial Plexus Injuries

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming Personal Injury Webinar: Everything you need to know about Brachial Plexus Injuries

This webinar will discuss everything that practitioners need to know about this complex area of injury. Tom will discuss the anatomy…

Stuart McKechnie QC to start work on 15th edition Judicial College Guidelines

Stuart McKechnie QC will shortly start work as part of the 4 person editorial team updating / revising the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in PI cases. The 15th edition will be under the new chair of…

Stuart McKechnie QC comments on MOJ’s response to report of Justice Select Committee on Discount Rate

The MOJ has today published its response to the report of the Justice Select Committee on the setting of the discount rate. The report can be found here:

The MOJ’s recommendations are reflected in the Civil Liability Bill that was introduced…

Stuart McKechnie settles claim for catastrophically brain damaged Claimant hit by drunk driver

On 29th November 2017, Stuart McKechnie obtained High Court Approval on a severe traumatic brain injury claim. The Claimant (a protected party), sustained her injuries when she was struck by a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver. The defendant driver…

Stuart McKechnie settles £9 million paraplegia and brain injury claim

Stuart McKechnie, acting in conjunction with Rob Weir QC, has settled a claim involving severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (ASIA grade C, at level T6) resulting from a motorcycle accident. Unfortunately, the Claimant subsequently suffered from complications…

Stuart McKechnie wins PI/Clin Neg Junior of the Year at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017

9 Gough Chambers is pleased to announce that Stuart McKechnie won PI/Clin Neg ‘Junior of the Year’ at the Chambers UK Bar Awards.

The ceremony took place at the Hilton Parklane on Thursday, 26 October 2017. 

Congratulations to Stuart and all…

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