Sara Hunt joined Shoosmiths in 2008 and is a partner and head of personal injury in Birmingham. She qualified in 1998 and has specialised in personal injury claims since then.
Hunt’s specialist area is industrial disease claims. She has expertise in dealing with asbestos-related cases and is experienced in utilising the fast-track procedures to ensure these cases are dealt both quickly and sensitively. She recently settled one client’s claim who was suffering from mesothelioma (an asbestos-related cancer) within four and a half months of first being instructed. She has been involved in a significant number of high-value settlements and a Court of Appeal case. She also represents families at Coroner’s Inquests.
Hunt’s breadth of experience also extends to dealing with complex accidents at work, road traffic accidents and accidents in public places.
She is on the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
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