What time would you prefer us to contact you?
Please complete mandatory fields
The Salford Roman Catholic Diocesan Trustees - a registered charity with a voluntary income of more than £13 million - is facing a claim for damages from Bernadette Barton, a woman of 58 years of age with spinal problems, following an incident in which she fell out of her wheelchair while visiting the holy French location.
As a result of this incident, Miss Barton, who is also almost completely blind, sustained three fractures in her shoulder as she fell out of the chair she described at a case heard at Manchester Civil Court as "rickety".
Therefore, she is seeking compensation from the organisation which ran the trip for the "terrific pain" this incident caused her, as well as the fact that she feels she was treated with negligence by her carers from the charity.
Posted by Helen Jones
Claims Direct is a trading name of Slater and Gordon UK Limited, a company registered in England & Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 125 446 327, registered office 58 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HZ and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for insurance mediation activity.