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Ward Hadaway

Work 0191 204 4000
Fax 0191 204 4001
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Kerri Kershaw

Work 0191 204 4162
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Personal Injury




Kerri has been involved in personal injury work since 1997.

She specialises in advising on claims arising from accidents at work such as work at construction sites, falls from heights, manual handling operations, unsafe or unsuitable work equipment and tools, accidents caused by co-workers, unsafe or unsuitable personal protective equipment and unsafe systems of work.

Kerri also advises on road traffic accident cases involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians and cyclists.

Kerri handles Occupational Disease claims including dermatitis and other skin conditions, noise-induced hearing loss, tinnitus, hand arm vibration syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome.

She is noted for her sympathetic yet determined approach to working with clients to secure compensation.

Kerri is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers advising claimants on all aspects of personal injury litigation.

North: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Ward Hadaway's ‘very effective’ team is headed by Roger O’Donnell, who is experienced in handling claims involving brain injuries, road traffic accidents, accidents at work and industrial disease, as well as employers’, occupiers’ and public liability matters. He is supported by ‘extremely dedicated and determined’ associate Kerri Kershaw, who ‘ensures that all aspects are considered and all angles of a case explored’; and ‘extremely thorough and caring’ associate Carole Ward, who ‘will always fight hard for her clients and is determined to get the best outcome for them’. Kershaw has a specialism in road traffic accident work involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians and cyclists, while Ward focuses on traffic accidents involving insurers and the MIB, while also handling employers’ liability claims pertaining to falls from height, manual handling operations and unsafe and unsuitable work equipment. Consultants Chris Smith and Paul Hughes left the firm in May 2018.

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