Solicitor, Personal Injury
Nicola has been at Hudgell Solicitors since 2010 and has experience in dealing with injuries and fatalities as a result of serious road traffic accidents, supporting those injured as a result of accidents at work, and in representing people with catastrophic injuries, including losses of limbs and serious head injuries. She has handled cases where a key part of her role is ensuring that, in addition to compensation, clients are provided with the appropriate rehabilitation and support for the future, including home adaptions to help independence and comfort. Nicola has experience of running a national department of claims in Criminal Injuries.
In my role at Hudgell Solicitors I have represented people of all ages who have suffered injury or harm in a wide range of circumstances, from being blameless victims of crime to those seriously injured in road accidents, and those left behind following a sudden and avoidable death of a loved one. In our work we see every day the huge impact these injuries and incidents have on so many lives. People are often quick to judge, but never would I begrudge the people that we represent the help and support a damages claim provides. It helps them begin to recover and rebuild lives which have been forever changed.
I acted for the wife and daughter of a young man killed after being crushed by a skip whilst at work. I also acted for a seven-year-year old girl who, when she was five, fell from the top of an unsafe slide in a playground and landed on concrete flooring, a case which led to a review of all safety at playgrounds across the specific town. That particular case also led to me being featured in The Law Gazette as “Lawyer in the News”, such was the interest in the case.
Career, qualifications and memberships
- Degree in Law
- Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice