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While over 95% of claims are settled
without the claimants having to
attend court, the following cases
have gone through the courts and
could serve as examples of the level of
However, please bear in mind that
the awards made are
particular to the circumstances
surrounding each of the cases and
should not be taken as applicable to
your claim. You should always obtain
the advice of a specialist Personal
Injury Solicitor regarding any
specific claim. To
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who slipped in a puddle at Tesco wins £95,000
19 November 2003
Hilary Ball, 58, a teacher of
Blackheath, south London, suffered grave leg and spinal injuries when she ‘did the splits’ while shopping in the Lewisham branch of Tesco in February 2000.
Ball was forced to give up her
teaching career after she slipped up on a puddle of liquid
while shopping at Tesco.
The Court heard that the seriousness of
the injuries meant that Miss Ball, who was Head of Arts at Mulberry School for Girls in east London, was never able to resume her teaching
career. She was forced to take medical retirement from
Ball had claimed nearly £240,000, but lawyers for Tesco,
as expected hotly dispute the amount of her payment.
After last-minute negotiations -
just before her case was due to be heard,
Tesco agreed to settle her case for £95,000.
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If your injuries make it difficult for you to travel to their offices, the solicitors would be be pleased to arrange for you to be seen either at your home or at hospital.
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