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14 09, 2017

Brain Injury – seeking compensation

By | September 14th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Brain Injury – seeking compensation

Take a look at the brilliant brain injury charity Headway’s website and you’re quickly struck by the huge impact a brain injury – even a minor one – can have on every aspect of your life. In many cases, a brain injury leaves you unable to work, or to work [...]

13 09, 2017

I’m going to have a bouncy castle at my child’s party…How can I protect myself if an accident happens?

By | September 13th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on I’m going to have a bouncy castle at my child’s party…How can I protect myself if an accident happens?

Hiring a bouncy castle for your child’s birthday party is seen by most people as a very special treat.  As specialists in personal injury law, we, on the other hand, see an accident waiting to happen! Fun lot, aren’t we! We understand though, that there’s a middle road.  This article [...]

8 09, 2017

Whiplash compensation – dispelling the myths

By | September 8th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Whiplash compensation – dispelling the myths

If someone mentions ‘whiplash’ what comes to mind? Following recent news stories sensationalising a ‘compensation culture’ in the UK, you’d be forgiven for thinking that whiplash was something trivial – something you said you had following even a minor bump in the car – a sure-fire route to compensation. The [...]

4 09, 2017

Has your work damaged your hearing? Noise-Induced Hearing Loss claims

By | September 4th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Has your work damaged your hearing? Noise-Induced Hearing Loss claims

None of us go to work expecting to be injured – but, just as many of those workers who were exposed to asbestos at work are now suffering dreadful health consequences, often years later, other workers who were exposed to high levels of noise at work may find that they [...]

1 09, 2017

My Child Was Injured on a Bouncy Castle at a Birthday Party…What Can I Do?

By | September 1st, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on My Child Was Injured on a Bouncy Castle at a Birthday Party…What Can I Do?

As specialists in personal injury law, we can sometimes be party poopers! Dealing everyday with the injuries and accidents that happen, at even the happiest of events, means that we have to make a conscious effort not to be helicopter parents!  Our children see a bouncy castle at a party [...]

17 08, 2017

Do Personal Injury Compensation Calculators Work?

By | August 17th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 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 [...]

13 08, 2017

Should I Switch My Personal Injury Claim To Another Solicitor?

By | August 13th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 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 [...]

12 08, 2017

When The Bite Is Worse Than The Bark

By | 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 [...]

4 08, 2017

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

By | August 4th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 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, [...]

26 07, 2017

5 Common Errors Made By Personal Injury Clients

By | July 26th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on 5 Common Errors Made By Personal Injury Clients

From my many years representing injured people, I have compiled this list of typical errors which are often made by personal injury clients. I very much hope that they don’t apply to you! I am so very privileged to work as a personal injury solicitor. Helping people to recover from [...]