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A woman who had her private life and medical history used to help train staff without her permission has received a huge pay out for the breach of her privacy.
The cosmetic surgery industry has been through a period of scrutiny in recent years, particularly after the PIP scandal, when many faulty breast implants had to removed. In the past, many surgeons and clinics have been able to operate with limited regulations imposed upon them.
As more and more people have turned to cosmetic surgery in recent times, both invasive and non-invasive, the number of negligent procedures being recorded has also increased incrementally.
In recent times, the insurance industry has continuously blamed the rising costs of motor insurance on the increased number of whiplash cases. An extract from this week’s APIL news claims to the contrary –
The hospital watchdog, the Care Quality Commission, has found areas still needing improvement following a recent assessment of Stepping Hill hospital. The areas that the CQC was still concerned with were in areas of safety and responsiveness in A & E.
A woman, who went through 10 years of pain and discomfort of having a painful ‘shark’ tooth digging into her upper lip, has won £10,000 dental compensation. The problems started when she was 10 years old and had problems with her milk teeth not falling out even though her adult teeth were coming through.
We were delighted to be accepted onto the BASIC (Brain and Spinal Injury Charity) Solicitors Panel back in January 2013 and are proud to still be with them to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The charity’s roots began back in 1986 when Bolton businessman Derek Gaskell registered a charity ‘Neurosurgical Research’ after a traumatic experience with his wife, Dorothy.
We are delighted to announce some very exciting news.
We yesterday completed on a deal that sees Financial Director Sue Carnwell, and Head of Catastrophic Injury/Large Loss Director Mark Belfield purchasing an equity shareholding in the business TS Group Ltd.
It also sees CEO Rachel Stow increasing her shareholding in the business.
TSGroup Ltd was set up last year when Thorneycroft Solicitors became an Alternative Business Structure (ABS), allowing the introduction of non-legal ownership. As well as Thorneycroft Solicitors Ltd., TS Group ownership comprises three other companies: a majority share in full-service accident management company Bankstone; and specialist PI brands Claimant Law and Cycle Assist. As well as funding provider OnClaims and Rehabilitation facilitator CMS.
This website privacy notice sets out how Thorneycroft Solicitors uses and protects any information that you give Thorneycroft Solicitors when you use this website.
Thorneycroft Solicitors is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Thorneycroft Solicitors may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/05/2018.
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We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
If you do not instruct us in relation to your legal matter, your personal details will be retained for a period of 12 months.
If we are instructed in relation to your legal matter, we will keep it in line with our data retention periods. Details of our retention period for your legal matter can be found within our Client Care Letter and/or Terms of Business, under the heading file retention.
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