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Injury Claim for Pedestrian knocked down crossing the road in West Yorkshire 

How was Mrs R affected by the injury?

Mrs R was a 47-year-old pedestrian from Huddersfield who was injured early one morning when, as she crossed the road in Dalton, Huddersfield.  She had approached junction and was close to the middle of the same when a vehicle turned off an adjoining road and struck her on her right upper arm knocking her to the ground.  Mrs R was crossing the junction some distance into the junction and had taken 4 or 5 steps into the road before being struck.

What happened on the day of the accident?

After our client had composed herself, she was able to get up, but was aware that her arm had dropped and her arm became painful.

She was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary’s Accident and Emergency Department where X-Rays revealed she had suffered a right proximal humerus.  Her right arm was elevated in a sling and she was discharged home.  She returned to the fracture clinic 2 days later when it was decided she needed an operation to best treat her injury.  She was fitted with plates and screws. She also required a further operation which further assisted her and greatly improved her condition.

How was Mrs R affected by these injuries?

Unfortunately, due to these injuries, Mrs R was unable to work for 4 months.   After   the second operation she was off work for a further 6 weeks.

Why did she choose Grieves Solicitors to help her make the claim?

Mrs R said she selected Grieves Solicitors to pursue her claim as are we are experts in personal injury claims for road traffic accidents across Yorkshire and had found us on the internet.

How did Grieves Solicitors approach the claim?

The case was particularly difficult as our client’s opponents refused to accept that our client's injuries were caused by the accident.  However, in order to save our client from having to go to court, Grieves Solicitors were successful in negotiating an excellent settlement for her.  

How did Mrs R benefit from the claim

Mrs R received the compensation she deserved for her accident-related injuries. Mrs R received compensation for the pain suffering and loss of amenity she has been left with and for her loss of earnings.

If you have been injured at Work, please get in touch with the Road Traffic Accident Soliciors at Grieves Solicitors, One of Yorkshire's leading Serious & Personal Injury Claim firms on info@grieves-solicitors.co.uk