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Alexandra Puddy


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Alexandra has over 20 years’ experience of dealing with high-value and catastrophic cases having initially trained in the Claimant arena dealing before qualifying in 2002. Since then she has worked as defendant personal injury lawyer continuing to handle catastrophic and high-value cases. She deals with all aspects of employer's liability, public liability, and motor claims and is a named solicitor for a leading insurer.

Alex handles cases involving a variety of injuries including brain and spinal injuries, complex orthopaedic injuries, and chronic pain.  She is regularly instructed early on in a claim to investigate liability and engage rehabilitation. Alex deals with all aspects including indemnity issues, inquests, complex liability disputes and all aspects of quantum including rehabilitation, care, accommodation, life expectancy, capacity, and periodical payments. Alex also has experience of dealing with exaggerated claims. She is known for her eye for detail, pragmatic and collaborative approach, and dealing with claims commercially.

Her current caseload includes claims valued in excess of £20m involving excess layer and re-insurers. She has experience of dealing with very severe brain injuries including PVS, minimal awareness, and life expectancy issues. She has also dealt with tetraplegia and paraplegia.

Notable cases:

  • Kotke V Saffarini (2005) CA examining whether the Claimant had lived together in the same household with the Deceased for a period of two years prior the date of death.
  • Settling a case involving a liability dispute and a minimally conscious Claimant for £250k on a commercial basis following liability investigations.
  • A Trial win involving a pedestrian Claimant stepping out into the path of the Defendant’s vehicle. The Claimant sustained a very severe brain injury.

She is a member of Keoghs brain injury specialist interest group.

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