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DAC Beachcroft LLP

TRICORN HOUSE, 51-53 HAGLEY ROAD, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8TP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 698 5200
Fax:
Fax 0121 698 5290
DX:
13057 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.dacbeachcroft.com

Richard Stallard

Tel:
Work 0121 698 5369
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DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Personal injury and claims.

Position

Richard is a member of the National Catastrophic Injury Unit and is a leading authority on periodical payments orders. He often speaks publicly about PPOs and co-authored the International Underwriting Association’s PPO Study which was published in November 2011. He regularly advises individual insurers on this form of award and is also responsible for agreeing the wording of and administering PPOs for a number of insurers. In addition, he advises on discount rate cases in outlying jurisdictions and continues to handle a catastrophic injury caseload including spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries arising out of motor, employers liability and public liability claims.

Career

Partner John Stallard & Co, Worcester; partner Beachcroft (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 2010.

Education

Nottingham Trent University (LLB 2.1 (Hons)).


West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

DAC Beachcroft LLP has a strong reputation in personal injury defendant work with clients that include Axa, Allianz and Aviva. Rhodri Richards is the group’s head of business development and has extensive experience in insurance and personal injury work. Sara May leads the complex and catastrophic injury team in Birmingham and is ‘very professional’ and ‘very efficient’ with ‘excellent industry knowledge’. Elizabeth Duley  is an expert in motor injury, employer’s liability and public liability claims. For some, Richard Stallard ‘is undoubtedly the leading authority on periodical payments in this area of law’ and ‘is exceptionally focused, attentive to detail and has a strong strategic sense but never forgets that the claimants are human beings’. Liz Jones regularly acts for insurers on claims stemming from motor accidents or employment and public liability. Anthony Carrington advised Aviva Insurance on a claim seeking damages for an injury which allegedly arose from a three-vehicle collision. Counter fraud specialist Jemma Lewis assisted Direct Line Group Insurance Services with three claims which were allegedly caused by a road traffic accident.

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