Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Prospects Of Successful Surgery: A Case Of Over-Egging The Pudding?

When a patient consults a doctor about proposed surgery, the doctor must not be overly optimistic on the success of the proposed surgery. A doctor's number one duty is to act in the best interest of the patient. Specific guidance contained within the Good Medical Practice 2013 expressly requires doctors to listen [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:35:59+00:00 August 29th, 2017|General|

Can I Bring A Claim For Mismanagement Of My Sepsis?

What is sepsis? Sepsis is a rare but serious infection, sometimes referred to as blood poisoning or septicaemia. Sepsis occurs when the immune system cannot cope with localised infection affecting one part of the body and it spreads – putting it simply, the body goes into overdrive.  It generally happens when the immune system is [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:36:28+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Clinical Negligence|

Do Personal Injury Compensation Calculators Work?

Personal injury compensation calculators do not properly work, will never properly work and it's therefore irresponsible for any law firm to advertise one on their website. Personal injury claims calculators are therefore gimmicky, only designed to make an unsuspecting potential Claimant think that bringing a personal injury claim is entirely [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:37:12+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Personal Injury|

Should I Switch My Personal Injury Claim To Another Solicitor?

Before I answer such an important question – should I change my lawyer? – it’s essential that I explain my background. Who am I? I qualified as a solicitor in 2007 . Five years ago, I set-up my own specialist personal injury law firm. Prior to that, I used to [...]

By | 2017-09-26T08:16:58+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Personal Injury|

Ding Dong, the Employment Tribunal Fees are Dead!

Remember the Wizard of Oz – when the Munchkins dance around celebrating the demise of the Wicked Witch of the East? Well, following the decision of the Supreme Court, I’m still celebrating the announcement that the Employment Tribunal Fees introduced almost 4 years to the day previously are no more! [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:38:41+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Employment Disputes|

Is Mediation a Good Move for Claimants Pursuing a Clinical Negligence Claim? 

Before we dive into the detail of the pros and cons of mediation,  and whether it will help your own clinical negligence claim, let's understand the main issues:- 1) What does mediation mean 2) Where does mediation 'fit' in a claim 3) What is involved in mediation 4)  The major [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:39:10+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Clinical Negligence|

Will my doctor say “sorry” to me in my clinical negligence claim?

As a claimant in a potential or a current clinical negligence claim you will probably be looking for many answers when something has gone wrong. You have probably asked for some answers already and may have faced resistance or maybe you have hit a brick wall. Our clients at Truth [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:39:36+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Clinical Negligence|

Save the lives of cyclists – open your car door like the Dutch

A few weeks ago, I was walking to work, minding my own business, and listening to a fabulous employment law podcast by Mayer Brown Solicitors (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0m3JnG52_SU), when I noticed a middle-aged chap cycle past me near a quiet roundabout in Harrogate. Nothing unusual there, you would think. The next thing, [...]

By | 2017-09-25T11:39:56+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Personal Injury|