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10 07, 2017

Fighting The Fake Holiday Sickness Epidemic

By | July 10th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Fighting The Fake Holiday Sickness Epidemic

The peak summer holiday season is approaching and the spurious nature of holiday sickness claims is about to hit home again for tour operators all over Europe. The craze in bogus claims is now so popular that many top resorts are seeing unscrupulous reps touting for business and coaching holidaymakers [...]

5 07, 2017

How To Work With Your Personal Injury Solicitor

By | July 5th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on How To Work With Your Personal Injury Solicitor

You've been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault and you don't know what to do. Life has thrown a spanner in the works. Life can be cruel, so cruel. What do you do now? Do you go to Google to find an injury lawyer? Or, do you use [...]

26 04, 2017

Dog Bite Compensation – Should I Make A Claim?

By | April 26th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 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 [...]

28 02, 2017

Making A Claim For Personal Injury Caused by A Defective Product

By | February 28th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 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 [...]

15 02, 2017

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

By | February 15th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury, Switch Solicitors|Comments Off on 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 [...]

8 02, 2017

Skating On Thin Ice – The Employer’s Responsibility to It’s Employees

By | February 8th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Skating On Thin Ice – The Employer’s Responsibility to It’s Employees

At this time of year with the risk of snow and ice there is a corresponding increase in the risk of slips and falls causing injury. This article looks at the legal position regarding the employer’s liability to pay compensation to its employees who have fallen during the course of [...]

9 01, 2017

Whiplash Reforms

By | January 9th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Whiplash Reforms

Today – 6 January 2017 - marks the closure of the government’s consultation into proposed reforms for the soft tissue injury (whiplash) claims process. A legislative reform package shelved in 2015, it was resurrected in November 2016 with a consultation period of less than two months. If implemented, the proposals [...]

23 12, 2016

Cycling Accidents: The Alarming Rise in the Number of Serious Injuries

By | December 23rd, 2016|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Cycling Accidents: The Alarming Rise in the Number of Serious Injuries

Each year the Department of Transport publishes a report entitled ‘Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain.’ The report outlines statistics relating to the number of casualties sustained by different types of road user and is broken down into groups: car occupants, pedestrians, motorcyclists and pedal cyclists. As a firm that [...]

15 11, 2016

Bringing a Personal Injury Claim

By | November 15th, 2016|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury|0 Comments

People often ask us how to make a personal injury claim, so we have provided what we hope to be a helpful general outline as to how the procedure works. Because no case is exactly the same, the procedure can vary and this is only a brief overview of how [...]

2 11, 2016

Holiday Sickness Claims

By | November 2nd, 2016|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury, Switch Solicitors|0 Comments

Having a holiday to look forward to is something special. The excitement of counting down the days can be almost as invigorating as the holiday itself. But what if, after all that anticipation, the holiday is ruined by an accident, or you fall ill when you get there? An event [...]