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Provided by David S McIntosh

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A partner in the litigation department, specialising in pursuing personal injury and medical negligence claims, David is also one of the firm’s Risk Assessment Partners for speculative actions. He has successfully resolved a significant number of claims acting for injured claimants with damages recovered ranging from several thousand pounds to 7 figure settlements. Current cases include pursuing a claim for a paraplegic client valued at £7.8 million and another for a client who suffered catastrophic brain injury in a car accident with a likely value in excess of £10 million. He acts for the largest teachers union in Scotland, the EIS, and regularly advises their members who have been involved in workplace accidents or have suffered from stress as a result of working conditions. He has raised a number of actions for stress claims and clients have recovered damages after lengthy court proceedings.

Career

Trained Gilruth Pollock and Smith and qualified 1985; Bennett and Robertson, then MacBeth Currie before being assumed as a partner at Balfour+Manson in 1999.

Professional Memberships

In House Risk Assessment Panel for PI Speculative Scheme; Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); accredited by Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury law.

Personal

Enjoys motorsport, football and sailing.

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Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant - Scotland
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Band 1

David McIntosh handles high-value cases, advising on claims relating to brain and psychological injuries as a result of road traffic accidents. He also advises on workplace accidents.


Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant - Scotland
2
Band 2

David McIntosh advises on cases involving birth injuries, brain injuries and breach of duty of care. He also acts on fatal injury claims.

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