Thompsons

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant Department

North East
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What the team is known for Broad personal injury practice representing claimants who have suffered traumatic or catastrophic injuries in a variety of accidents. Offers notable experience in employers' liability claims, including those concerning the armed forces. Well known for working on behalf of trade union clients in industrial disease claims and workplace accidents, with particular strength in relation to asbestos cases.

Strengths"They are very experienced in personal injury cases," says a source, adding: "The team is very efficient, good with clients and knows how to run litigation in a modern way."

"The team is dedicated in the way it approaches litigation and is very client-oriented," one interviewee reports.

Work highlights Obtained a £400,000 settlement on behalf of a former soldier who suffered non-freezing cold injuries while on a four-week training course during his time in the Royal Dragoon Guards.

Notable practitioners

Trevor Hall handles a broad range of high-value claims relating to serious and catastrophic injuries such as brain trauma and amputation. He often advises on cases concerning injury sustained in the workplace, with niche expertise in matters concerning military service.
"He is great with clients and very good at dealing with things while under pressure."