Case Studies

Personal injury at work

Our client sustained a personal injury at work and received £120,000 in compensation. He was 60 years of age and working as a park warden. He was asked to go into the loft of the office.  He fell through the ceiling suffering personal injury at work including fractured vertebrae, fractured ribs and psychological distress. The…

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Team warns again bogus approaches

Our Wills, Trusts & Probate team recently dealt with an Enduring Powers of Attorney case where an elderly client had been befriended by a man half her age. He had claimed to be homeless and our client had taken pity on him and allowed him into her life. She ended up making him her attorney…

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Firm stands in for relatives

Our Wills, Trusts & Probate lawyers recently helped an elderly client who following a stroke had lost their mental capacity. With no Power of Attorney in place and in the absence of any relatives wishing to deal with his affairs, our client’s finances needed looking after to deal with his investments and payment of outstanding…

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Emergency action to help terminally ill client

The Wills, Trusts & Probate team helped an existing client that had been diagnosed with a tumour. The client, a successful business owner had two feuding adult children who were unable to provide the impartial support that would be required of them. As the client’s death was sadly imminent, the team drafted an emergency Will…

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Lasting Powers of Attorney leads to dispute with bank

Our Wills, Trusts & Probate team recently dealt with a case involving an elderly client and issues over capacity. The client’s daughter came in to see us over a dispute she was having with her estranged brother as he was contesting the Powers of Attorney in place. Because of the LPA, our client’s bank had…

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Taking on the Will writers

Tayntons LLP’s Wills, Trusts & Probate team are currently dealing with a high value estate and the previous misdemeanors of a Will writing company. Subjected to a ‘hard sell’, our client and her husband committed to products that they were not entirely happy with. They decided to have new Wills drawn up but unfortunately the…

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Solicitors achieve £1million compensation award for severely injured cyclist

Our personal injury solicitors achieved a compensation award in excess of £1million for a young man, seriously injured in a road accident in 2003 when his bicycle was hit by a car. Without any witnesses, the Defendants argued that the cyclist had put himself in a dangerous situation. The team was able to evidence the…

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Compensation award for injured machine tool worker

Tayntons LLP’s personal injury team recently won a £70,000 compensation award for a client whose personal injury claim started in 2004. The client’s elbow had been damaged due to a machine tool accident at work and despite corrective surgery he had suffered with ongoing problems relative to the injury. Interestingly, the original offer from the…

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Agency worker injury claim

The personal injury team at Tayntons has recently settled a case worth over £25,000 for a local client who had an accident on his first day as an agency worker. Our client was operating a forklift truck and within a few hours of working alone had injured himself. A large metal pole had fallen on…

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Compensation for lorry accident victim

Our personal injury team recently settled a case for a client who was at a roundabout when a lorry hit her car and drove away. Despite witness records, the lorry company denied any involvement, as did the insurers. After intense research, the PI team managed to prove that they were the insurers but the lorry…

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