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13th August, 2014

Gerard McDermott QC and Ian Denham settle Swiss motorcycle injury case for £1.3 million

Gerard McDermott QC and Ian Denham, members of 9 St John Street Chambers’ specialist Travel Law and International Personal Injury Team, were instructed by Blake Morgan LLP to advise and represent a gentleman who was involved in a motorcycle collision whilst touring in Switzerland.

The Claimant sustained catastrophic injuries including an open book fracture of the pelvis that led to loss of sexual function and incontinence. He also sustained a serious head injury that left him with cognitive impairment, epilepsy and vertigo. The Claimant also suffered from considerable mobility constraints.

Mr McDermott QC and Ian Denham negotiated a settlement to the value of £1,300,000 for the Claimant.

Gerard McDermott QC and Ian Denham are members of 9 St John Street Chambers’ Travel Law and International Personal Injury Team for further details please click  here.

The Travel Law and International Personal Injury Team are clerked by Joe Gibson and Peadar McKinstry



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