||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 475 (Mar)
|| EWHC 3200 (QB)
||Queen's Bench Division (Manchester District Registry)
||William Hanbury (instructed by Gorvin Smith) for the claimant.
||Francis Bacon (instructed by Weightmans) for the defendants.
||26 March 2002
Damages - Personal injury - General damages - Pain, suffering and loss of amenity - Leg injury - Quantum.
In a negligence action against solicitors who admitted being in breach of duty in respect of their conduct of an action arising out of a road traffic accident where the claimant suffered an extensive fracture to the left femur, laceration and contusion to the inner aspect of the left ankle, lacerations and bruising generally and, ultimately and significantly, pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis, an appropriate figure for pain, suffering and loss of amenity was held to be 32,500.
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