Jim has been with Weightmans since 1993 joining from Zurich (Eagle Star) where he was employed between 1985 and 1993.

Jim specialises in occupational disease cases with particular interest in respiratory disease, work related upper limb disorders and noise induced hearing loss claims.

Jim has been involved in much high profile litigation, defending class actions brought by claimants and represents the lead appellant in the Notts and Derbyshire Textile Litigation (Baker v Quantum Clothing) which came before the Supreme Court in November 2010.


Insights Court of Appeal holds transitory vibration exposure was not negligent.

The claimant brought a claim against the three defendants for an alleged development of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (“HAVS”).

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