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Harrogate News: February Round-Up

Legendary Harrogate cyclist’s death ‘avoidable’ An inquest has ruled that the death of ultra-endurance cyclist Mike Hall was “avoidable” after he was hit by a car two years ago while cycling in Australia. Hall, 35 from Harrogate, was competing in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race and had a memorial service [...]

By | 2019-03-04T17:04:10+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Personal Injury|

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|

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|

Harrogate News – November Round-Up

Accountant agrees to pay back £90,000 theft A finance chief at Harrogate’s leading bus company has been spared a two-year jail sentence after agreeing to pay back “every penny” of £90,000 he defrauded from the company. Mark Suter of Transdev Blazefield took the money over a five year period and [...]

By | 2018-12-26T17:51:02+00:00 December 8th, 2018|Personal Injury|

What You Need To Know About Training To Be a Solicitor

Are you thinking of training to become a solicitor? First and foremost, it is important to be aware of what a profession as a solicitor actually entails. A solicitor is a member of the legal profession, and is the first point of contact for clients. It is a solicitor’s job [...]

By | 2018-11-29T18:25:53+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Guest Authors, Personal Injury|

The importance of accurate translation and interpretation when dealing with English lawyers

Many law firms work with clients from various countries. When interpreting or translation requirements emerge, companies often feel obliged to ask their inhouse staff for help, as it is perceived to be cheaper, and easier. Unfortunately, being able to speak two languages is not the same thing as being able [...]

By | 2018-11-30T10:00:29+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Vicarious liability – Can an employer be held to be legally responsible for the violent conduct of an employee after an office Christmas party?

Case: Bellman -v- Northampton Recruitment Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 2214 Why is the case important? The Court of Appeal decided that an employer was vicariously liable for the costs of providing care to one of its employees who suffered life changing injuries after he was punched by the Managing Director [...]

By | 2018-11-14T14:22:34+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Employment Disputes, Personal Injury|