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Ben Hicks is a experienced barrister whose specialised practice encompasses a wide range of personal injury and clinical negligence claims.
His work is geographically wide-ranging and he is regularly instructed in both County Court and High Court claims.
His practice regularly involves matters arising from very serious injury and which result in profound disability. He has particular expertise in claims involving fatal accidents and lost years claims.
Ben recognises that involvement in litigation is a profoundly stressful and potentially traumatic experience for Claimants. He is committed to providing constructive and practical advice aimed at securing the best possible outcome whilst providing reassurance and support to his clients.
Ben is very happy to provide advice on a CFA basis. He is also regularly instructed in relation to costs-related issues.
Ben’s busy clinical negligence practice involves him being instructed exclusively for Claimants in this field, having gained substantial and wide-ranging experience in claims involving a range of healthcare professionals. He is regularly instructed at all stages of litigation to provide advice and advocacy in relation to complex issues arising in relation of both liability and quantum.
His recent cases have involved matters including:
Ben’s personal injury practice involves cases concerning a wide range of liability issues, including road traffic accidents, employers’ and public liability claims and assaults. He also has substantial expertise in product liability claims, including although not limited to those involving defective medical devices and equipment.
Within the field of personal injury, Ben also has extensive experience in representing Defendants in cases involving a wide range of fraudulent claims. His recent work has included claims involving allegations of staged and induced accidents and “phantom” passengers.
Ben’s recent cases have involved matters including:
In addition to his experience in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation, Ben is also instructed in claims arising out of the allegedly negligent handling of such matters.
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