Football Injury Claims – £160,000 For Horror Tackle
Whilst playing in a pre-season friendly for his amateur team, Mr Harper suffered a double leg break due to a late and dangerous tackle from an opposing player.
The match was immediately abandoned as Mr Harper was taken to hospital for emergency surgery.
Mr Harper would later need several additional surgeries to heal his leg.
Mulderrigs later took on Mr Harper’s claim against the insurers for the opposing player. The defendant denied any wrongdoing but after a two-day trial a judge decided in favour of Mr Harper.
After negotiations about the amount of compensation Mr Harper should receive based on his loss of earnings, physical impairments and associated trauma the claims was eventually settled for £160,000.