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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Carole Ward

Tel:
Work 0191 204 4277
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Personal injury

Position

Associate

Career

Carole is an Associate in the Personal Injury team and advises clients on all aspects of personal injury litigation.

Carole predominantly represents claimants on a conditional fee basis, commonly known as a ‘No Win – No Fee’ funding for legal costs.

Carole has over 12 years’ experience and specialises in all types of claim both Fast Track and Multi Track, both simple and complex injuries.

She deals with road traffic accidents involving insurers and the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB).

Carole advises on Employer’s Liability claims including falls from height, manual handling operations, unsafe and unsuitable work equipment and PPE claims, unsafe system of work.

She has experience in dealing with Occupier Liability Act claims, such as slipping on items in supermarkets and liquid on floors in hotels and nightclubs and also Public Liability claims against local authorities and utility companies for tripping on the public highway.

She also has experience in dealing with product liability claims against suppliers of defective products, including defective shoes, defective chairs and glass products.

More recently Carole has experience in dealing with Package Tour Holiday Claims, Holiday Sickness Claims and claims against airlines under the Montreal Convention.

Claims Carole deals with include vehicle damage, past and future loss of earnings and the usual expenses incurred following the injury.

She also deals with arranging medical treatment and treatment costs along with care and assistance claims for past and future care and immediate needs assessments for more serious injuries.


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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