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Judith Martin

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Judith Martin

Judith Martin

Partner

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Judith Martin

Judith Martin

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Judith has extensive experience in disease claims including handling all types of asbestos related cases, stress at work, repetitive strain injury, hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), carbon monoxide and lead poisoning and control of substances hazardous to health cases. She has also dealt with a number of more specialist cases such as bladder and nasal cancers and chronic laryngitis.

She and her team have considerable experience in handling complex abuse and failure to remove cases including physical and emotional historic abuse, as well as claims involving the elderly, human trafficking and human rights issues. She has also been involved in defending group actions as well as individual claims against private institutions.

Alongside this, Judith also has considerable experience and expertise in retail robbery and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) claims. She has successfully defended a number of such claims brought in the retail and gaming sector.

Experience
  • Years of experience dealing with a broad spectrum of disease cases including a number of unusual cases such as chronic regional pain syndrome, nasal and bladder cancer, carbon monoxide and lead poisoning cases
  • Successfully defended a number of notable and valuable stress at work/Protection from Harassment claims on behalf of large corporate entities resulting in nil damages and substantial recovery of defence costs
  • Led the recent Court of Appeal case of Nicholls v Ladbrokes (2013) ECWA Civ 1963, a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder case involving allegations of negligence and breach of statutory duty following an armed robbery. She has also successfully defended a number of other similar first instance claims.
  • Dealt with a number of claims involving Group Litigation Orders including historical abuse claims
  • Multi party group actions for Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome and deafness claims
  • Advising large insurers and international corporate clients on strategic litigation and presenting training to them on a wide range of disease related topics

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Expertise

Judith has extensive experience of dealing with a broad range of both employers' liability and disease claims. She has dealt with many high value employers' liability claims including cases involving amputations, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and complex regional pain.

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