Unfair Dismissal

Case Study – Unfair Dismissal

Cashell Solicitors acted on behalf of our client who had been dismissed by reason of redundancy. Our client had worked extremely hard for her employer for a number of years but had felt victimised by bad management. The employer due to the economic downturn restructured its workforce and made a large number of employees redundant.

The Charges:

Unfair Dismissal.

The Verdict:

Satisfactory damages were obtained for our client.

Road Traffic Accident

Case Study – Road Traffic Accident

Our client was queuing at traffic lights when he was rear ended by another vehicle. The impact caused him to jolt which in turn caused a neck back injury.

The Charges:

Reckless driving.

The Verdict:

A satisfactory settlement was obtained for our client.

Injury at Work

Case Study – Injury at Work

Cashell Solicitors acted for a 60 year old warehouse workre who fell at work and injured his shoulder. The injury forced our client to retire and left him with a permanent disability.

The accident happened when our client was tidying the warehouse.

The Charges:

Breach of Safety & Health at Work Act 2005.

The Verdict:

Satisfactory damages were obtained for our client.

Burn to Arm Caused by Defective Machinery

Case Study – Burn to Arm Caused by Defective Machinery

Our client worked in an industrial environment and his duties involved cling-wrapping items using a machine designed for the purpose. Items came down a conveyor belt and through a “curtain” of cling wrap after which a heated bar came down and sealed the wrapping. p>

The Charges:

Negligence and breach of Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005.

The Verdict:

Satisfactory settlement reached.

Medical Negligence

Case Study – Medical Negligence

Cashell Solicitors has won satisfactory damages for a client whose hip replacement operation went badly wrong.

Our client came to us for legal advice after mistakes were made during a full hip replacement in 2012.

The Charges:

Mistakenly inserted an inappropriate size acetabular cup during hip replacement.

The Verdict:

Satisfactory damages were obtained for our client, plus payment of legal fees and expenses.