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Injuries: Pedestrian knocked down in country lane; major head injuries: three years intensive rehabilitation; has managed to recover her own independence; no longer confined to wheelchair and able to study at non-disabled college; however, never likely to be able to earn her own living
Award: £1.175 million (agreed damages)
Judge: Mr Justice Gage
Plaintiff's solicitors: Greenhouse Stirton & Co
Plaintiff's counsel: Robert Glancy
Garofalo v Burridge - QBD 11 June 1996
Claimant: Vincent Garofalo, 55
Incident: Road traffic accident
Injuries: Claimant in head-on collision in which driver of other vehicle died; devastating head injuries leaving him confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life; will never be capable of managing his own affairs again
Award: £1,507,000 (agreed damages)
Judge: Judge Hordern QC (sitting as judge of the High Court)