Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
Sarah Langford undertakes a range of civil work, with a focus on personal injury law. Sarah also undertakes credit hire work and is well versed in the wide range of issues and law that this area typically involves.
She has considerable trial experience in both liability and quantum disputes on the fast and multi tracks, and in the Appeal Court. She is also well used to dealing with interim hearings involving, for example, disputes concerning the instruction of relevant experts, default and summary judgment, and applications to strike out.
Sarah is also well versed in dealing with issues of cost, at both the assessment and appeal stages.
Sarah balances her Court work with a paper practice, and regularly advises on prospective and current cases involving a range of law, for example cases concerning Occupier’s Liability, Highways’ Act cases, the Workplace Regulations, and ‘slippers and trippers’.
Sarah is happy to consider undertaking work on a Conditional Fee Agreement basis.
Examples of issues in recent cases she has undertaken include:
• Several cases involving allegations of fraud made against a Claimant and their witnesses alleging the setting up of false whiplash claims.
• Issues of causation in cases involving personal injury and accident vehicle damage, in particular in low velocity impact cases.
• Negligence claims involving claimants who are unable to give direct instructions due to their age or mental capacity
• Appeals against costs order made in a successful CFA cases
• A variety of quantum disputes involving the exacerbation and acceleration of complex pre-existing injuries resulting in permanent disability
Sarah is happy to give in-house lectures.