Off Duty Attack
MD pursued a case against the Criminal Injuries Compensation authority for a soldier who was attacked when off duty and negotiated a settlement for him in excess of £250,000.00.
MD’s client was watching one of England’s 2006 World Cup games in a pub when a disturbance broke out. MD’s client went to diffuse the situation and he was subjected to an unprovoked attack in which he suffered a skull fracture and he had to be medically discharged as a result from the Army.
MD’s client successfully pursued a career in computing after his discharge from the Army, but on the basis of evidence MD obtained from the Army as to his likely promotion and continued service in the Army, if he had not been discharged due to the violent assault, a significant award was obtained for MD’s client.