“The problem with no-win, no-fee, as I understand it, is even if TMR settle, the lawyers’ fees, currently at $600/hour, come out first, so if the TMR settle for, say, just my medical expenses, that may not be enough to cover the lawyers’ fees,” he says.
“I have decided to just accept it happened and get on with recovery.”
Stephen says he has been a “model patient” and will get clearance from his surgeon shortly to start rehab.
“It looks like it will be a three-month process,” he says.
“I am going a little stir crazy, but my wife tries to ensure I either get out for a while every day, or someone comes to visit.
“Apparently I won’t be back on my motorcycle until April and my newly restored 1985 Yamaha SRX600 with only a kick start will have to wait until mid next year.
“Fortunately I love walking, walks of 20km are ideal, so I will be building myself back up to those again.”