Stuart is the Head of Bell Lax’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Department. He acts for the victims of personal injury and medical accidents which have resulted in serious and catastrophic injuries.
He leads a team of dedicated lawyers who are committed to delivering an excellent level of service. Together, they fight for their clients to ensure that they are properly compensated for their injuries and losses and to help them recover from those injuries as soon as possible through rehabilitation. Bell Lax promise to go the extra mile for their clients and to make a difference. Too often, personal injury and medical accidents result in life-changing injuries. Our team are there to guide clients through the process of securing compensation and getting things back on track.
Stuart has worked in the field of personal injury and clinical negligence for the whole of his career as a solicitor and he feels passionately about representing injured and vulnerable individuals who have been the unfortunate victims of the negligence of others.
He has represented clients involved in a diverse range of accidents including:
- Accidents on the road;
- Accidents at work;
- Injuries arising from faulty products;
- The negligence of doctors, dentists and other medical professionals;
- Slips, trips and falls;
- Military accidents;
- Accidents on holiday/abroad;
- Accidents resulting in death.
Stuart is proud to have recovered some excellent settlements for his many clients over the years, including £600,000 for a pedestrian injured in a road traffic accident and sums in excess of £250,000 for the families of 2 individuals who were killed in their workplaces. He has also been instrumental in securing compensation for clients in claims worth in excess of £1,000,000 and has acted successfully in complicated clinical negligence matters including mistakes made during surgery and doctors failing to make a correct diagnosis. Stuart’s work has also included representing several ex-servicemen, such as a soldier who suffered life-threatening injuries in Senegal.
Outside of work, Stuart enjoys playing golf (very badly!) and going for long walks with his wife and their Labrador, Simba.