Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why did Andrew Gray set-up Truth Legal Solicitors?

Frequently I am asked why I set up a law firm, particularly when I previously hadn’t been a partner of another law firm. Simply, I knew that, although I had worked for some outstanding law firms, I could do a better, more ethical job, offering greater access to justice. I [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:10:01+01:00 May 31st, 2016|Andrew Gray, General|

Another successful switch solicitors case: £5,000 becomes £10,000.

Given our expertise in representing personal injury clients who aren't happy with their current solicitors, since our inception we have seen a variety of poor practice by other personal injury lawyers. In our experience, usually people want to switch solicitors because - unbeknownst to them at the outset of the [...]

By | 2018-10-23T15:00:32+01:00 May 31st, 2016|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury, Success Stories, Switch Solicitors|

Successful Road Traffic Accident Claim

We recently acted for a young man in relation to a Road Traffic Accident and successfully won his case. As our client had a strong claim we offered him a ‘No Win, No Fee Agreement’. This provided him with a way of funding his claim at no financial risk to [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:10:25+01:00 May 25th, 2016|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|

Cyclist safety

What should you do if, as a cyclist, you are involved in a road traffic accident with a vehicle: Seek medical assistance from your GP or from Accident and Emergency. Your mental and physical health is the most important elements. Any compensation claim is a secondary consideration. Take photographs (using [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:10:36+01:00 May 25th, 2016|Andrew Gray, General|

Has your Trade Union Solicitors dropped your Employment Tribunal Claim?

On several occasions since I founded Truth Legal in 2012, I have taken on employment claims which were initially rejected by my client’s allocated trade union solicitors for not having “reasonable prospects of success”. I have won each case – and won with ease. Each time, I have not understood the [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:10:42+01:00 May 24th, 2016|Andrew Gray, Rejected by Trade Union, Switch Solicitors|

Why should you switch solicitors?

One example... Recently we were contacted by a young man who had suffered whiplash in a road traffic accident nearly three years before. He was “allocated” a large law firm to “process” his case by his car insurers. Like most injured people in these scenarios the man was not [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:11:00+01:00 May 23rd, 2016|Andrew Gray, Switch Solicitors|

What is Unfair Dismissal?

Any employee, who has sufficient qualifying service, has the right not to be unfairly dismissed. Normally – but not always – in order to claim unfair dismissal an employee needs two years’ continuous service with an employer in order to be able to bring an unfair dismissal claim. A dismissal [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:34:49+01:00 May 20th, 2016|Employment Disputes|