Ian Peters is a specialist in catastrophic injury cases. He has significant experience in cases involving traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and complex orthopaedic trauma. He predominatly handles cases worth in excess of £1million and is an expert in cases with an international element, having acted for clients in Australia, Vietnam and Poland.
Having specialised in claimant litigation his entire career, he has built up a network of the very best medical and legal minds, ensuring the best possible team is in place from the outset of a case. Access to specialist rehabilitation can be pivotal in maximising recovery following a serious injury, and Ian is vastly experienced in securing interim funding to ensure this is in place at the earliest opportunity.
Recent successes include a settlement in excess of £1.5 million for a client who suffered a below knee leg amputation as a result of a serious road traffic accident. And in 2016, Ian won a landmark case following a High Court trial, which involved an award of damages determined by English courts but applying Polish law. The Claimant had suffered a miscarriage following a road traffic accident and received a significant award of damages near £500,000, including the cost of three cycles of IVF treatment.