David Johnson

Direct dial: 0207 822 7146
Email: david.johnson@weightmans.com

Having qualified in 2001, David has been a partner since August 2007 and joined Weightmans in April 2011.

David specialises in civil litigation defendant work, working for UK insurers. He deals with a wide range of catastrophic personal injury cases, including severe head injury, subtle brain damage, spinal injury, amputation and fatal accident cases. His specialist skills include quantification of foreign care regimes and addressing chronic pain claims. He also deals with cases involving periodical payment orders, statutory funding issues, medical negligence disputes and mediation as a form of dispute resolution.

David is Immediate Past President President of FOIL, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, having been the organisation’s President from November 2013 until November 2014.  FOIL is an industry organisation that represents the interests of insurance lawyers and will lobby Government on issues affecting that sector.  In connection with his work for FOIL, David regularly meets with organisations such as the Ministry of Justice, the Civil Justice Council and the Law Society.  He also works closely with the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

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