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Claimant: Michael Douse, 2Accident: Building site accident. Claimant walked near lorry and a half-ton metal box fell off and hit him.
Injuries: Fracture of left tibia and fibula; permanent disability; loss of earning capacity
Judge: Deputy Judge R Titheridge QC
Plaintiff's solicitors: Budd, Martin Burrett, Chelmsford
Defendant's solicitors: Cam-eron Markby Hewitt, London
Farrell v British Airways - QBD 8 November 1995
Claimant: Janet Farrell, 3Accident: Air hostess injured falling through open hatch on aircraft at Heathrow
Injuries: Main effect of fall is chronic coccydynia which makes prolonged sitting, standing or walking painful; plaintiff is unable to work for considerable period; claimed she lost opportunity of promotion.
Judge: Judge Anthony Thompson QC
Plaintiff's solicitors: Rowley Ashworth, London SW19
Defendant's solicitors: Davies Arnold Cooper, London EC4