The team from Festival Law are continuing with their successful track record. Since setting up their Cheltenham based niche personal injury and medical negligence solicitors firm in July 2012 they have already recovered compensation topping one million pounds for residents of Gloucestershire.
The cases that the firm have settled range from minor road traffic accident cases, to misdiagnosed medical negligence cases and asbestos related disease claims. Whilst the claims differ, the personal service that the team pride themselves on, remains the same.
Ann-Marie Whelan a partner of the firm said “We are delighted to have hit the one million pound mark for our clients. We hope that the money recovered will assist our clients on the road to recovery. The one million pound mark has been reached from a range of cases including cases valued in the low thousands to significant six figure settlements. One of the latest cases to settle was satisfying for us as it involved an insurer who had initially offered a settlement figure of £15,000 Over time we persuaded them to increase to £200,000, which is quite some difference.”
Mr Matthew Irving, a client who was represented by Julia Briano, had his compensation claim settled earlier this month. Matthew comments “I suffered a fractured pelvis, facial lacerations and head injury when my vehicle was involved in an accident on the A40. From my experience of the way insurance companies conduct themselves when dealing with injured parties I cannot see how it could possibly be a level playing field if the insurers were to sort out claims directly with unrepresented injured parties.”
The team put their success down a number of factors including their combined 100 years’ experience in the area of personal injury and medical negligence. The firm operates an open door policy where they can offer same day, free, no obligation appointments so that client’s feel that they have access to justice without the worry of incurring legal costs.