Georgina Parkin

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Georgina

About Georgina

I'm a solicitor and director at Truth Legal. I specialise in representing injured people and those who have been treated badly at work. I joined Truth Legal in 2013.
12 02, 2018

Leading Cosmetic Surgeon Cleared of Negligence After Patient Claims Botched Surgery Caused Her Nose to Collapse

By | 2018-02-12T13:32:30+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Cosmetic Surgery Claims|Comments Off on Leading Cosmetic Surgeon Cleared of Negligence After Patient Claims Botched Surgery Caused Her Nose to Collapse

A student who was dissatisfied with the results of a nose job after asking for an “ideal” nose with “perfect symmetry” lost her claim for negligence against top Harley Street plastic surgeon Shailesh Vadodaria. Mijin Zahir underwent the cosmetic nasal surgery in July 2010 but, she said that she was [...]

8 02, 2018

More and More Mental Health Workers Suffering Assaults at Work

By | 2018-02-14T12:52:34+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Assaulted at Work|Comments Off on More and More Mental Health Workers Suffering Assaults at Work

Following a Freedom of Information request, incorporating almost two thirds of mental health trusts in the UK, it was shown that the number of assaults on staff had risen from 33,620 in 2012-13, to 42,692 in 2016. The current figure is 25% higher than it was 4 years ago. An [...]

7 02, 2018

Care Home Prosecuted After Elderly Resident is Seriously Injured in Fire

By | 2018-02-07T12:23:56+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Care Home Prosecuted After Elderly Resident is Seriously Injured in Fire

Care home negligence isn’t just about the individual treatment of residents. A south London care home has been prosecuted by London Fire Brigade for breaking fire safety rules after a serious blaze at the home left several people injured and one resident in hospital on a life support machine. The [...]

31 01, 2018

Shop Workers Suffering Physical and Verbal Abuse

By | 2018-01-31T22:52:00+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Assaulted at Work|Comments Off on Shop Workers Suffering Physical and Verbal Abuse

Last year saw an astounding 25% increase in verbal and physical assaults on shop workers in the UK. Not only this, it was also found that a shocking 250 workers were assaulted at work every day over the same period. Despite the increase in assaults, the number of workers reporting [...]

29 01, 2018

Care Quality Commission Report Finds a Quarter of Care Homes are Unsafe

By | 2018-01-29T09:20:02+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Care Quality Commission Report Finds a Quarter of Care Homes are Unsafe

Last year, the Care Quality Commission published a comprehensive review of its findings from adult social care inspections conducted between October 2014 and February 2017. Following the introduction of a new inspection framework, around 24,000 care facilities were graded as to whether the services provided were: safe, effective, caring, responsive [...]

11 12, 2017

Assaults on Police Officers Happening Every Day

By | 2017-12-11T15:26:44+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Assaulted at Work|Comments Off on Assaults on Police Officers Happening Every Day

Startling figures from Staffordshire Police suggest that at least one police officer is assaulted every day in the course of their job. While steps are being taken to try and deter assaults on police officers, and to prosecute those who injure police men and women as they go about their [...]

27 11, 2017

Failures in Care Home Medication Management Lead to Unsafe Care

By | 2017-12-01T11:19:11+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Failures in Care Home Medication Management Lead to Unsafe Care

Serious and repeated failures in the management of medicines resulted in the Care Quality Commission (CQC) bringing a prosecution against a Shropshire Care Home after the death of resident Dennis Wootton in April 2015. Shortly before his death, Mr Wootton had been discharged from hospital where he had been prescribed [...]

18 11, 2017

Care Home Fined £100,000 Following the Death of 100-year old Resident

By | 2017-11-29T10:40:47+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Care Home Fined £100,000 Following the Death of 100-year old Resident

In August 2010 a 100-year old resident of a care home, who was suffering with dementia, was being moved by two inexperienced carers using a hoist, when the pensioner fell out of the hoist, suffering multiple fatal injuries. The care workers had not been properly trained in how to use [...]

12 08, 2017

When The Bite Is Worse Than The Bark

By | 2018-01-15T14:09:20+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on When The Bite Is Worse Than The Bark

Man’s best friend the dog may be, but ask anyone who’s been bitten by a dog, and they will tell you differently. There have been some horrendous stories in the news over the last few years about the damage dogs can do when they are not properly controlled. Although deeply [...]

26 07, 2017

Should I Accept a Pre-Medical Settlement Offer?

By | 2017-09-25T11:41:16+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Clinical Negligence|Comments Off on Should I Accept a Pre-Medical Settlement Offer?

So, you’ve received an offer to settle your personal injury claim. And yet you haven’t been to any medical examinations. You have received what’s called a ‘pre-medical offer’. In many ways, this is good news. After all, it is an offer to settle your claim from the people you are [...]