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Solicitor Bio - Caroline Morris

Solicitor Bio – Caroline Morris

June 30, 2022

Caroline Morris

Senior Chartered

Caroline has specialised in the personal injury sector for 25 years, joining us here at Fletchers in 2017. During that time, she has recovered over £51 million in capitalised damages for clients to help them rebuild their lives.

Caroline’s tenacity is driven by her hope that every client will have the best life possible, post injury. She achieves rehabilitation options early so her clients gain the best possible treatment and care at the earliest stage, with the aim that they will have the best outcome in the long term.  In addition to this, Caroline is totally dedicated to her clients and their families and never waivers from that stance. When she meets clients and their families, she is aware that it is at the single most distressing time of their lives. She prides herself on providing more than a legal service to her clients and to do this she adopts a holistic approach to the relationship.

NOTEABLE SETTLED CASES

CCC and CCD v Sharp April 2022 Acting for a young man following a catastrophic motorbike accident in which he sustained a life changing head injury. Achieved a settlement of £4.8million.

RC v Greenfield December 2021 Acting for a young man following a motorbike accident in which he sustained a below knee amputation. Achieved a settlement of £1.95m NET after a reduction of 30% for contributory negligence on his part.

BXA and BXB v Adams, April 2021: Acting on behalf of the family of a young father of three who tragically died in a road traffic accident. Achieved a settlement of £1.25m.

MO v Morris: Acting for a man who sustained life changing spinal cord injury in a road traffic accident. Taking to a trial on liability, a settlement was reached 85/15 in his favour and the value of his claim was settled eventually by way of a lump sum of £5m, plus a PPO £125,000.00 for life.

JPC v Ford: Acting for a man who sustained life changing head injury in a road traffic accident after a car ran a red light and collided with his car. He was left minimally conscious, no longer able to communicate or care for himself. Achieved settlement £2.5m plus £425,000.00 PPO for life.

CLIENT FEEDBACK:

“I have been instructed by Caroline Morris for many years and I am able to say, without hesitation, that she is one of the best lawyers that I have worked with in representing such clients.” Mr Simon Kilvington QC

“We had interviews with three or four other firms but chose Fletchers because of Caroline and Aimee; I could see that they had such attention to detail. I could see immediately that Caroline is a fighter. I saw that straightaway and I knew she was the best person I could have to help my son. She made it an obvious choice. It must be such a difficult decision for some families, but Caroline made it easy. Interviewing the lawyers to take on a case like this is a minefield at a very difficult time. People can be easily led by promises, which won’t be fulfilled, but Fletchers never did that. They were so professional and engaging, they were eager to get started and help us. I really needed to consider who was the right person for my son and Caroline made that quite evident. I knew she would do her absolute best and she did.” CCC and CCD v Sharp April 2022

“I am so grateful, and I cannot thank you enough for everything that you have done for me and the boys. Thank you for all your help, you have been our saviour. I don’t know where I would have been without your help. I cannot put into words what you have done for me and the boys – we will always be grateful for all you have done.” BXA and BXB v Adams, April 2021

“When I first spoke to Caroline, I felt so well looked after. The accident obviously happened to my husband, but it was me who was dealing with it all and Caroline made it so much easier. We didn’t know what was going to happen, but we felt very blessed to have Caroline with us every single step of the way. It’s very rare to find a lawyer who focuses on the whole family, not just the client, but Caroline did this. The outcome of the case was obviously the priority, but she always made sure that the family was comfortable. She didn’t believe in getting anything but the very best for us. Nothing I can say will ever be enough to thank Fletchers for what they have done.” LXW by LEW v Mehmeti January 2021

ACCREDITATIONS

  • APIL membership
  • Legal 500 ranked lawyer
  • Nominated for several awards at Fletchers, including ‘Case of the Year’, ‘Lawyer of the Year’ and ‘Performance of the year’, winning ‘Case of the Year’ (2018) and ‘Performance of the Year’ (2020)
  • Shortlisted for ‘Catastrophic Lawyer of the Year’ at Personal Injury Awards (2021)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • FCILEx – 2006

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Severe brain injury
  • Spinal injury
  • Amputation
  • Serious orthopaedic injury
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Highways accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • CICA cases

Caroline’s Online Presence

LinkedIn

Legal 500

Case Study

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