Justin Crossley

Year of call 1993

Personal Injury

Practice Summary

Justin has an established personal injury practice with a substantial reputation for handling high value claims. He has considerable experience of clinical negligence and fatal accident claims.

He has great experience of Joint Settlement Meetings. He has a mixed practice working for both Claimants and Defendants and his instructing solicitors include large national firms and smaller local solicitors.

Justin has an extensive practice in all aspects of occupational disease litigation, acting for both Claimants and Defendants.

Justin Crossley was recognised as a leading junior in the Legal 500 2017 ‘His practice includes high-value personal injury claims.’

Areas of Expertise

  • High value claims arising from Employers liability, Public liability and Road Traffic Accidents
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Occupational disease
  • Personal injury arising from residential disrepair

Notable Cases

Justin is currently undertaking, or has recently been involved in the litigation of the following cases, which are of note due to their complexity of value.

Fatal Accident Claim

Assessing and presenting the dependency claim for two children of the deceased born to different mothers. This arose from am extremely unusual set of circumstances as one of the dependent children was born after the deceased's death and therefore there was no previous expenditure upon which the dependency claim could be calculated.

Nervous Shock

Defending a claim for damages in the High Court for nervous shock brought by parents of the deceased who had come upon the scene of a fatal road traffic accident at which their son had died after he had been taken from the scene. Causation and quantum in dispute (ongoing)

Group Action

Defending in a High Court group action where a large number of claimants including minors were allegedly poisoned as a result of noxious emissions from the sewer-systems complex engineering and toxicology evidence.

Clinical Negligence

-Negligent administering of a spinal anaesthetic during a caesarean section (ongoing)

-Negligent performance of cholecyctomy (ongoing)

-Negligent performance of surgery to remove a brain tumour.

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‘He has a knack for explaining complex legal issues to clients’

Legal 500 (2019)

"A steady pair of hands."

Chambers & Partners (2020)