In this episode of Stewarts Soundbites, Nickie Maple-Pearson puts your questions to Daniel Herman, Partner in the Catastrophic Injury team and Head of the Leeds office.

Daniel answers the viewers’ burning questions about the litigation process.

Topics discussed included:

  • What do you look for in a Case Manager and what aspects of the Case Management role do you find the most frustrating?
  • What are the pros and cons of the Rehab Code v single instructed case managers to the client, their case and their rehabilitation?
  • What would be your top 3 tips to prepare to draft a witness statement? Do you always ask for evidence from a case manager, and if so why?  And how important is case management evidence in the litigation process?
  • How do you select / instruct your medical experts?  What is important to investigate before you instruct and what information do you ask for prior to instruction?  What are your expectations of them during the case?

Watch the recording here.


Your catastrophic injury questions answered – with Daniel Herman

About the speaker –  Daniel Herman, Partner

Since 1999, Daniel has only acted for clients with very serious injuries. Most of his clients have sustained a spinal cord injury or a brain injury. He has particular expertise in cross-border cases: acting on behalf of British clients injured overseas or foreign nationals injured in the UK.

Daniel has been involved in more than 60 cases in which the claimant received compensation in excess of £1m.

Described by Chambers as “an utterly first class lawyer” and by The Legal 500 as “highly knowledgeable”, Daniel was also the first-ever Association of Personal Injury Lawyer accredited spinal cord injury specialist solicitor.





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