Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Should Prince Philip Have Said “Sorry” for the Road Traffic Accident in Norfolk?

As our readers will doubtless be aware, in mid-January 2019 Prince Philip, husband to the Queen, aged 97, was involved in a serious road Traffic Accident. From piecing together the various written and oral accounts of the accident it looks highly likely that it was the Prince’s fault. My understanding [...]

By | 2019-01-21T15:01:19+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Personal Injury|

10 Points To Know Before Signing A Statement of Truth

As a Claimant in a claim, or a witness on behalf of the Claimant, the Court rules require various documents to be signed by a “Statement of Truth”. This applies to various court documents “Claim Form”, “Particulars of Claim”, “Schedule of Loss”, disclosure lists,  Witness Statements and expert reports (although [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:40:04+00:00 January 17th, 2019|General|

Harrogate Solicitor’s Views on the Brexit Impasse

In this blog, Harrogate Solicitor and current President of Harrogate District Law Society, sets out his personal views on the Brexit deadlock. I confess: I'm a total political nerd, as nerdy as it gets. Politics is my favourite topic of conversation, hence why I never get invited to parties. Politics [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:09:06+00:00 January 15th, 2019|General|

Can You Bring A Personal Injury Claim In An Employment Tribunal Claim?

In short, the answer is yes! It is possible to bring a personal injury claim in an Employment Tribunal claim. However, it is only in certain circumstances that this is the case. It is possible to claim compensation for personal injury suffered in an Employment Tribunal if the claim is [...]

By | 2019-01-17T10:33:52+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Employment Disputes|

Getting To Know Andrew Gray, Founder of Truth Legal Solicitors

Here's 16 questions we asked our founder of Truth Legal Solicitors, Andrew Gray. 1. In a nutshell, what does your company do and how did it start? Did you hear the one about the lawyer who, on his first day at work as a lawyer in Manchester, was arrested (and [...]

By | 2019-02-07T11:01:34+00:00 January 11th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Clinical Negligence Case: Do Reception Staff At A Hospital Owe Patients A Duty Of Care?

Case: Darnley -v- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50 For any clinical negligence claim to succeed, the ‘negligent’ person must owe a duty of care towards the person who is harmed. There are several other elements to proving a negligence claim, but showing that this duty of care [...]

By | 2019-01-17T11:14:04+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Compensation For Misdiagnosed Cervical Cancer – Is It Possible To Claim?

A startling report in The Independent newspaper earlier last year revealed that as a result of failings at a laboratory in Essex, thousands of cervical cancer screening results were to be reviewed by the NHS. This was because it had been discovered that some women tested were incorrectly given the all-clear. At the time [...]

By | 2019-01-10T09:11:28+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Harrogate News Round-Up – December’s Festive Edition

Local MP gives thumbs up to local businesses at Christmas Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has thrown his support behind the town’s ‘Love Your High Street’ campaign. With the aim of championing local, independent businesses, Mr Jones was quick to point out the wonderful festive window displays provided by [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:09:17+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Harrogate News|