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Dog Bite Compensation – Should I Make A Claim?

We have all heard it said many times. “We are a nation of dog lovers.” According to a poll in 2016 by BMG Research , it’s not just a well-worn saying but is backed up by statistics. A nationally representative sample of 1500 UK adults found that almost half of [...]

By |2017-09-25T11:45:45+01:00April 26th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|

12 things you must do when you have had an accident at work

  This article was updated in December 2019. Falling victim to an accident at work is often a distressing and confusing time. Besides your injuries you may have many worries associated with your accident, and finding reliable information can be difficult. In this article, I aim to cut through the [...]

By |2019-12-17T09:09:39+00:00April 24th, 2017|Accident at Work, Andrew Gray|

Andrew Gray – The Fifth Anniversary Interview

Q - With Truth Legal approaching its fifth anniversary, tell me how do you feel about the project? A - I'm immensely proud of what we have achieved in a short period of time, and yet I feel that we have only just begun. There is so much more that [...]

By |2018-10-23T15:03:49+01:00April 22nd, 2017|Andrew Gray, General|

Diabetes: Mismanagement of Care, Late Diagnosis and Amputations

Poor medical care in the management of patients suffering from diabetes can lead to complications which at the most severe level can result in limb amputations, most usually of the foot. Where there has been poor management, leading to severe consequences for the diabetes sufferer, including amputation, it may be [...]

By |2018-10-23T15:04:09+01:00April 20th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Clinical Negligence|

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Making A Claim For Clinical Negligence When the NHS Gets It Wrong

The NHS is a highly emotive topic of conversation these days and a political ‘hot potato’. Hugely underfunded or hugely mismanaged? People’s views on this tend to be swayed by their political persuasion, although what is surely clear to everyone, regardless of politics, is that the Health Service is in [...]

By |2019-01-09T09:51:25+00:00March 24th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Clinical Negligence|

Legal Problem? Why You Should Instruct a Solicitor

You might think that instructing a solicitor is almost a given when encountering a legal problem. In the same way that you go to your GP if you feel ill, if you run into legal difficulty, you go to see your solicitor. But does this traditional view reflect reality? Not [...]

By |2017-09-25T11:51:38+01:00March 8th, 2017|Andrew Gray, General|

Making A Claim For Personal Injury Caused by A Defective Product

Whenever people start talking about making a claim for injury caused by a defective product (or a ‘faulty goods claim’ as they are often more commonly known) the writer’s mind, for some obscure reason, always turns to the scenario of a faulty clothes iron setting on fire and burning the [...]

By |2017-09-25T11:52:06+01:00February 28th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|

8 Steps to Choosing The Right Solicitor (Updated from 7 Steps!)

**updated article - April 2018** So, you’re looking for a solicitor to represent you. There can be all sorts of reasons why you might want to engage the services of a solicitor: perhaps you have suffered a personal injury from: an accident at work a road traffic accident clinical negligence [...]

By |2018-04-18T21:06:25+01:00February 23rd, 2017|Andrew Gray, Switch Solicitors|

Is Your Personal Injury Case Getting The Attention It Deserves? The Dangers of Using a ‘Claims Factory’

It is probably fair to say that most people’s impression of the personal injury market is formed by brash adverts, nuisance calls, spam text messages, and by the idea of the ‘ambulance-chasing’ lawyer – forcing his card into the hands of an accident victim as they lie waiting for medical [...]

By |2017-09-25T11:53:24+01:00February 15th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury, Switch Solicitors|

The NHS Litigation Authority’s New Mediation Scheme – What Should I Be Aware Of?

At the start of December 2016, the National Health Service Litigation Authority (NHS LA) launched a new mediation service. Following a pilot scheme of just over two years, the service intends to open up a new way of resolving claims of clinical negligence, or other personal injury, made against the [...]

By |2017-10-19T13:30:54+01:00January 25th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Clinical Negligence, Switch Solicitors|