Simon Matthews

Simon joined Crutes specialist claims team in 2007. Simon handles a broad range of claims including claims arising within care homes and involving home care providers. Simon's experience extends to handling claims arising from fatalities, catastrophic injuries (including brain injury) and disease and illness. This includes group actions.

Simon has considerable experience of representing individuals and business at Inquest including handling the media interest at these hearings. Simon also has considerable experience of handling product liability claims and advising businessees on insurance indemnity issues.

Simon is a member of the executive Committe of the Law Society Civil Litigation Section and a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers Focus group in relation to employer and public liability issues.

His skills include:


Catastrophic injury claims

Disease and illness

Product liability

Care sector


Periodical payments

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