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Defendant's solicitors: Post Office legal department
Hill v British Railways Board - QBD 25 July 1995
Claimant: Diana Barbara Hill
Accident: Fell under train
Injuries: Plaintiff sustained such severe injuries to her legs that there was no alternative but to perform an above-knee amputation on her left leg and a below-knee amputation on her right. She suffered considerable pain both before and since the amputations. Has sustained severe psychological reaction.
Award: Agreed damages of £560,000
Judge: Mr Justice Wright
Plaintiff's solicitors: Blatchfords, (London)
Defendant's solicitors: British Rail legal department