Erin Darling-Finan

Litigation Executive

Personal Injury, Clinical and Medical Negligence

Location: Yeovil

Erin is a Litigation Executive in the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Departments. Erin specialises in road traffic accidents, accidents at work and public liability claims.

Erin is a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, having successfully completed her Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice with a specialism in Civil Litigation.

Career Highlights:

  • Successfully representing a client involved in a road traffic accident in which the Defendant sought to deny causation of the client’s injuries. The claim proceeded to trial, and settlement was achieved in the lunchtime recess;
  • Successfully representing a client for an Accident at Work in which it was reported that the Claimant would suffer a permanent disadvantage on the open job market as a result of her injuries. Settlement of the claim included a figure to compensate for that disadvantage;
  • Successfully representing a client for a Public Liability claim in which he fell through rotten floorboards. The Defendant sought to argue that they could not have foreseen such an accident. Erin was able to successfully argue that the Defendant ought to have been aware of the condition of the floorboards and that it was foreseeable that someone may come to harm if they were walked on. Settlement was reached.

Erin prides herself on providing her clients with a high standard of client care, and ensuring her clients understand the options available to them and which is most appropriate for each individual client.

Erin is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

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“At the point I made my first phone to Battens, I knew I had made the right decision and that I was in a safe pair of hands. And, as the developments of my case progressed, this turned out to be the case. I am so grateful to the staff at Battens”

Catherine Reidy

“"Erin was very thorough and kept me informed at all times. A fantastic service and I would recommend Battens. A very informative, approachable, efficient solution."”

Mrs Sparks