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The dos and don’ts of writing a will: an infographic

20th February 2018

Creating a will isn’t as simple as stating your wishes before you die. There is a process that can often be complex. Below, our infographic explains some of the things you should and shouldn’t do when creating a will.

Office of the Public Guardian offering refunds for registering Powers of Attorney

9th February 2018

We are pleased to note that the Office of the Public Guardian (“OPG”) is offering a refund of part of the costs previously paid for registering Powers of Attorney.

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Mediation for medical negligence claims: the benefits and risks

8th February 2018

Sadly, it’s a fact that medical treatment does not always go to plan. Substandard treatment can lead to patients suffering needless injuries and in some cases, leaving them with new needs that must be met.

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What to do if you suffer a back injury at work

8th February 2018

Suffering a back injury in the workplace can potentially lead to a long absence from work. This is detrimental to both the employee and employer.

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Non-surgical cosmetic procedures: are they worth the risk?

8th February 2018

Social media has contributed many things to society since its conception a few years ago. It has connected people in a way that was not possible previously, but it has also brought about the phenomenon of the selfie.

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Complications during a caesarean section

8th February 2018

It is well established that the courts tend not to consider recognised complications when dealing with clinical negligence claims. However sometimes what starts as a recognised complication can become an actionable harm if the appropriate actions /procedures are not followed.

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Hand injuries: a rising concern within clinical negligence

8th February 2018

We get a lot of enquiries regarding inadequate treatment at A&E with regards to hand injuries and we are currently involved in several cases where the claimant has been left with permanent damage as a result of inadequate history being taken from the patient/claimant and/or inadequate examinations.

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9 things people do on the road that you didn’t know were illegal

29th January 2018

Whether you’re a driver or motorcyclist who passed their test decades ago or you’re an excited new driver who can’t wait to start spending time on the roads independently, every driver knows that they are breaking the law if they drive faster than the speed limit or they run a red light.

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Can you change your solicitor during the conveyancing process?

29th January 2018

Buying or selling a home can be one of the most rewarding but also one of the most stressful events in life. Having to change to a new solicitor during the conveyancing process can be quick and straightforward, however, it can sometimes also make the transaction feel laborious and uncertain.

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Does where you live affect your compensation?

29th January 2018

 

Blog by Paula Bridge

I was at a very interesting clinical negligence “master class” recently with Mr Nigel Poole QC and he mentioned, amongst other interesting points, a settlement meeting in which he had been involved recently where one of the arguments raised by the defendant NHS Trust was that his clients compensation should be reduced because he lived in a deprived area.

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