Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant Department

South West
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Barcan+Kirby's team act for clients nationally on a range of compensation claims.  The senior team has over 50 years’ combined experience and retains a reputation for excellence in providing specialist advice in significant and complex claims. They receive regular referrals from barristers and medical experts who recognise their expertise and commitment to clients. Expertise is broad including car, cycling and accidents at work, and complex cases involving amputations, spine and brain damage and psychological and fatal injuries. The team uphold a commitment to the Rehabilitation Code with success in putting in place complex rehabilitation and support packages at an early stage. Their emphasis on thorough investigation of cases means they dedicate appropriate time to each matter, providing excellent client care.

They have a dedicated Court of Protection department for clients lacking legal capacity as a result of their injuries.   

Recent highlights include a case of an active but retired former PE teacher in the RAF. The client fell down steep drop when ascending steps to a pub entrance, suffering moderate/severe traumatic brain injury and subarachnoid haemorrhage. Late attempt by Defendant to resile from admission of liability and allege contributory negligence successfully resisted. The team negotiated settlement of £235k, more than double Defendant’s initial offer.