Over 25 years ago, Ches handled an injury case which inspired him to devote his legal career to help people injured in accidents. The client and her mother returned to Ches Crosbie Barristers many years later, with both of them having been injured in a rear-ending collision and suffering whiplash.
Luckily, the client's injuries are not nearly as severe as those she suffered as a little girl so long ago. Then, she was hit by a car on Kenna’s Hill in St. John’s while she was riding her bicycle. She suffered significant brain damage. He was able to settle the case for a good amount and put into place what is called a structured settlement, which was inflation adjusted and guaranteed to pay a monthly amount for the rest of her life. The structured settlement is still paying out today.
The mother told Ches that her daughter, the original client, has a framed picture of him on her bedroom wall! This is very touching, and he is glad that he could help.
The lawyers at Ches Crosbie Barristers are always pleased and thrilled to see former clients return to us because they were happy with our service, and many, many of our clients over the years have done so. No one wishes for an injury, and we certainly don’t wish injury on anyone either, but when someone, whether a former client or a new one, is injured through no fault of their own, we are there to help.