Johnathan Steventon-Kiy specialises in clinical negligence, industrial disease and personal injury litigation.
Johnathan joined Swain & Co Solicitors in January 2017 at the Firm’s Havant office. Johnathan is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) and is a member of the Association of Personal Injury lawyers (APIL).
Johnathan typically handles complex clinical negligence matters including fatal accidents, head and brain injuries, still birth and other birth injury cases, cosmetic surgery and other complex clinical negligence matters.
Johnathan also acts for individuals suffering from industrial diseases including asbestos related conditions such as mesothelioma, VWF/HAVS and NIHL cases, dermatitis, asthma and other industrial exposure cases.
Johnathan prides himself on delivering exceptional client care and empathy when meeting and liaising with bereaved families and vulnerable clients. He is praised by his client’s for his clear advice on difficult issues, tactical knowledge and determination to seek the best outcomes for the clients he acts for.
Outside of work Johnathan enjoys spending time with his family, participating in martial arts, playing guitar and growing vegetables.
Johnathan's Success Cases:
Mesothelioma Compensation for Dock Worker
Johnathan was instructed by the estate of JH who had been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos dust in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Unfortunately, JH passed away before providing instructions but Johnathan brought a successful claim against his former employer. John secured a compensation award of over £150,000 for JH’s family.
Mesothelioma compensation for construction worker
Johnathan was instructed by a client who had been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos dust whilst building new homes on constructions sites in the 1960’s. Johnathan brought a successful claim against the construction firm and secured a compensation award of over £80,000 for his client.
Compensation for contact dermatitis
Johnathan was instructed by a client who was diagnosed with contact dermatitis affecting his hands. His client regularly came into contact with cement dust and wet cement without protection or washing facilities on many sites. Johnathan brought a successful claim against his employer and secured a compensation award of £20,000 for his client.
Asbestosis compensation for electrician
Instructed by a retired electrician who had come into contact with asbestos whilst undertaking electrical contracting work in schools in the Midlands during the 1970s and 1980s. The client was diagnosed with asbestosis, a debilitating asbestos related disease, and passed away during the course of the case. Assistance was given to the client with his benefit applications and providing his family with advice on probate issues after the client had passed away. An award of £65,000 was obtained.
Compensation for sufferer of pleural thickening
Instructed by a former builder who worked on new build housing sites in the 1960s. The client was exposed to workers cutting sheets of asbestos in his immediate vicinity. Evidence to support the client’s claim was obtained quickly and was sent to the Defendant’s insurers. An award of £27,000 was obtained.
Compensation for asbestos related lung cancer
Instructed by a sufferer of asbestos related lung cancer. The client had lagged pipe work with asbestos materials in the early 1960s but the company had ceased to exist. Enquiries to trace where the liabilities of the company had gone and to inform the insurers were carried out quickly. A witness appeal was made. An award of £20,000 was obtained.
Mesothelioma Claim for Dockyard Worker
RS was employed as a pipe “lagger” in the dockyard. He was exposed to asbestos dust whilst working in the 1970’s and was diagnosed with mesothelioma. RS passed away before the claim concluded. A successful claim was brought against his employer following RS death and an award of over £80,000 was obtained.