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Suffered a permanent injury and need more specialist legal advice?

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We represent victims suffering from a permanent injury on a No Win, No Fee basis, and we don’t offer the typical service that a lot of standard lawyers offer.

There is a huge difference between a standard No Win, No Fee injury lawyer, and what we do for permanent injury claimants.

It is absolutely imperative that a victim who has suffered a permanent injury instructs a specialist injury lawyer, and we will briefly tell you why in this blog. It’s far more than just recovering a few thousand pounds when the injury is going to be there permanently.
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Why should victims of medical negligence settle for an apology?

medical negligence

We were recently made aware that some chiefs in the NHS believe that medical negligence victims should settle for an apology and nothing more. There was also a suggestion that many would.

It all comes down to cutting the legal costs that the NHS is facing; but denying a victim’s rights to fair and reflective justice is not the way forward for this. Many of these headlines burst from the press pages and they often paint the lawyers in the worst kind of light.

Here are some reasons as to why this theory of just saying sorry to a victim of medical negligence is fundamentally flawed.
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Supreme Court blames local authority for child abuse inflicted by foster parents

child abuse claims

Last October, the U.K.’s top judicial body, the Supreme Court, held a local authority vicariously liable for the abuse suffered by a foster child.

Nottinghamshire County Council was responsible for organising the fostering of a child between the ages of seven and 18 in the 1980’s. During her placement in two different foster homes, the child suffered physical, emotional and sexual abuse by her foster parents.

After a lengthy legal battle, the Supreme Court has found a local authority vicariously liable for the abuse.
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Road Traffic Accidents – our focus on serious injury cases

serious road accident claims

Millions of vehicles are in use on the roads in the U.K., and drivers range from all ages and levels of experience. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and when they do – whether by a full on collision or just a bump – injuries often follow.

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident and you have been injured as a result, you may be eligible to claim compensation from the driver at fault. We specialise in serious injury road traffic accident claims and we have a high volume of catastrophic injury claims; higher than many other firms, as far as we believe.
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Construction worker recovers almost £2,000.00 in compensation after fall from ladder

ladder injury at work claims

Working in construction or manual labour has its obvious risks which is why it’s important to ensure every worker is properly trained to handle equipment and materials safely without putting themselves – or others – at risk.

Risk assessments should be carried out to check if working at a certain height requires a barrier or a harness to stop people from accidentally falling off. Where ladders are needed, staff must be trained and the ladders must be appropriate for the task and safe to use. So, when we were contacted for help after a worker suffered injury due to a fall from a ladder at work, we were only too happy to help
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Driverless vehicles to be on UK roads by 2021

driverless vehicles

With the exponential growth in technology, we’re only a few steps away from seeing autonomous cars on our roads. Transport Sectary Chris Grayling announced that we can expect driverless vehicles to be in-use on British roads in just over three years.

Grayling revels the phenomenon as a revolution in driving; something that will be welcomed by technology enthusiasts as well as the disabled and elderly.
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The Injury Lawyers helps tenant recover compensation for exposure to gas leak

gas leak compensation claim

When the claimant in this case moved into a rented property, a gas-safety certificate was provided confirming the house was safe to live in. However, it didn’t take long for the claimant to start experiencing symptoms associated with gas exposure that inevitably required medical treatment.

Upon investigating the premises, an engineer deemed the house unsafe to live in after confirming there was gas leaking in the property.
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Can a child make a claim for personal injury compensation?

child compensation claims help and advice

In England and Wales, anyone under the age of 18 is usually classed as a minor in terms of legality. A minor can’t bring a claim for compensation themselves, although a responsible adult may act as their ‘litigation friend’ and bring a claim on behalf of the child.

When bringing claims on behalf of a minor, the key consideration is always to have the minor’s best interests in mind. The important thing to know though it that the answer to the question in the title of this article is “yes” – a child, with a litigation friend, can bring a claim. So, read on for more information about how it works.
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Work equipment compensation claims

workplace injury claims

Under various health and safety rules, your employer must provide a safe working environment for you and all other employees. This includes providing suitable work equipment to assist you to do your job efficiently and safely.

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) covers such equipment at work. Equipment can range from heavy machinery to a desk chair. Using equipment can pose a risk of injury when it isn’t used properly or where it isn’t suitable or is defective. It’s the duty of your employer to prevent this from happening and ensure work equipment is provided to eliminate risks.
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Use of medical reports in personal injury claims

medical negligence compensation claim

Medical reports are often seen as absolutely vital when it comes to a personal injury claim. Most of the time, the medical report will form the very basis of your claim.

Your injuries and suffering, no matter how great, should be backed up by a medical report written by an expert to give an objective and impartial medical opinion. Courts are wary of claimants over exaggerating in order to claim more money, and the point of a medical report is to substantiate the injuries with a formal report from an approved expert.
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