Gerard Horton > Fletchers Solicitors > Southport, England > Lawyer Profile
Fletchers Solicitors Offices
34 HOUGHTON STREET
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Serious Injury - Catastrophic
Gerard is a Solicitor and Team Leader in the company’s renowned catastrophic injury team. He has been with Fletchers for over 10 years having joined in August 2008.
Gerard represents Claimants who have suffered life-changing injuries, achieving settlements in the High Court, ranging from £250k to in excess of £8milion. Such cases have included brain injury, paraplegia, amputation, nerve damage, serious orthopaedic injury and psychiatric damage.
Gerard has a national reputation in the catastrophic injury sector and is regularly instructed by Claimants throughout England and Wales. He is listed in the Legal 500 for his specialism in dealing with the very high value claims and is known as a tough negotiator.
Gerard’s past clients describe him as highly professional with a personal touch. His approach is able to put clients and their families at ease following what are often life changing circumstances.
Fletchers Solicitors has a large team covering a high turnover of catastrophic injury matters. The team is jointly led by brain injury and vehicle collisions expert Julia Eyton; spinal injuries and amputations specialist Caroline Morris; Gerard Horton, who was promoted to partner in August 2022; and Victoria Marsden, who was promoted to head of employers’ and public liability claims in October 2022. The highly experienced Adrian Denson is also key.