Francis Lacy Scott
Partner, Head of Defendant


Defending claims

Defending claims


Francis Lacy Scott
Partner, Head of Defendant

Defending claims

Reaching resolution together – tactfully, quickly and economically

Aside from the financial and reputation repercussions of responding to a liability claim, it’s easy to overlook the personal strain on those involved in the process. The anxiety caused by some cases in particular can be quite intense – for the employees responding to the claim as well as the claimant themselves.

The pragmatic support of expert claims litigators can alleviate some of the tension and put everyone’s minds at rest.

When responding to a claim, we focus on achieving the best possible outcome for you according to the requirements of each case. We tailor our service to your needs, spending time learning about your systems, processes and potential sensitivities.

Working with your claims management team, we’ll help you ensure that claims are managed efficiently, confidently and effectively.

We review the progress and results of each case with you and highlight any process or procedural developments that might avoid the same mistakes happening again.

We have particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Public liability
  • Employer’s liability 
  • Defamation
  • Occupier’s liability 
  • Local authority claims 
  • Road traffic accidents 
  • Animal indemnity litigation 
  • Travel related claims
  • Environmental claims 
  • Health and safety issues 
  • Professional negligence 
  • Policy claims and wording disputes 
  • Coroner’s Court representation

Your in-house team can also take advantage of our on-site training – we share our knowledge with your managers so that your organisation can better manage cases internally.

Francis Lacy Scott, Partner, Head of Brain InjuryFor more information on defending claims and to start a conversation on how we can help you please contact Francis Lacy Scott, Partner, Head of Defendant.

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