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26 06, 2017

How do you know that your personal injury lawyer is any good?

By | June 26th, 2017|Switch Solicitors|Comments Off on How do you know that your personal injury lawyer is any good?

1. Are they actually a solicitor? Many claims factories employ unqualified paralegals and claims managers (whatever a "claims manager" is".) Check out whoever is dealing with your personal injury claim on the Law Society website to see if they are a solicitor here: http://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/?Pro=True. Just because someone works at [...]

23 02, 2017

7 Steps to Choosing The Right Solicitor

By | February 23rd, 2017|Andrew Gray, Switch Solicitors|Comments Off on 7 Steps to Choosing The Right Solicitor

If you are reading this, it is highly likely that you are looking to find a solicitor to represent you because you have suffered personal injury in an accident where you consider someone else was to blame, or perhaps because you have been the victim of clinical negligence (where a [...]

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 [...]

25 01, 2017

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

By | January 25th, 2017|Andrew Gray, Clinical Negligence, Switch Solicitors|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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 [...]

24 10, 2016

See The Benefits of Changing Solicitors

By | October 24th, 2016|Andrew Gray, Success Stories, Switch Solicitors|0 Comments

If you are not satisfied with a service provided, say, energy provider or phone company, it’s very easy to switch to gain a better deal. Even when it comes to doctors, a second opinion is easily accessible and often recommended, so why should it not be the same for law? [...]

22 09, 2016

What Is Unlawful Discrimination And How Do I Know If I’ve Been Discriminated Against?

By | September 22nd, 2016|Employment Disputes, Navya Shekhar, Switch Solicitors|0 Comments

Unlawful discrimination means treating someone badly on the basis of certain personal attributes. The nine attributes that are protected by UK law are called “protected characteristics” and are set out in the Equality Act 2010. The protected characteristics are sex / gender marital status (including civil partnership) pregnancy and maternity [...]

31 05, 2016

Another successful switch solicitors case: £5,000 becomes £10,000.

By | May 31st, 2016|Andrew Gray, Personal Injury, Success Stories, Switch Solicitors|0 Comments

Given our expertise in representing personal injury clients who aren't happy with their current solicitors, since our inception we have seen a variety of poor practice by other personal injury lawyers. In our experience, usually people want to switch solicitors because - unbeknownst to them at the outset of the [...]

24 05, 2016

Has your Trade Union Solicitors dropped your Employment Tribunal Claim?

By | May 24th, 2016|Andrew Gray, Rejected by Trade Union, Switch Solicitors|0 Comments

On several occasions since I founded Truth Legal in 2012, I have taken on employment claims which were initially rejected by my client’s allocated trade union solicitors for not having “reasonable prospects of success”. I have won each case – and won with ease. Each time, I have not understood the [...]