JAMIE Dempsey was just 21 when he was left for dead by a lorry driver in a late night hitand-run accident in Kingcausie. With serious leg, shoulder, arm and head injuries his life was at serious risk at first, and his left leg had to be partially amputated. Just nine weeks later he was walking again with a prosthetic leg and his desire to face up to life saw him put the accident to the back of his mind.
His father wouldn’t forget, however, and about two years after the accident his determination to secure compensation for Jamie took him eventually to the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB). Jamie’s father died of cancer soon afterwards but the support he
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau helped Jamie Dempsey pursue his falconry ambitions