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19 02, 2018

Truth Legal Press Coverage – February 2018

By | 2018-02-19T11:32:54+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Andrew Gray|Comments Off on Truth Legal Press Coverage – February 2018

We recently distributed a press release announcing that Andrew Gray of Truth Legal Solicitors is the new Harrogate and District Law Society President. The piece has been featured on The Business Desk, Yorkshire Business Daily, Yorkshire Insider Media, Business Up North and the Harrogate Advertiser. This is a prestigious new [...]

19 02, 2018

Andrew Gray Announced As New Law Society President

By | 2018-02-19T11:21:44+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Andrew Gray|Comments Off on Andrew Gray Announced As New Law Society President

At the recent AGM of the Harrogate and District Law Society, the presidency passed from Kate Maybury of Raworths Solicitors to Andrew Gray of Truth Legal solicitors. In her farewell speech, Kate Maybury reflected on what had been a very successful year as President. Kate said: “I would just like [...]

14 02, 2018

NHS Trust Employs Bouncers to Protect Medical Staff from Assaults at Work

By | 2018-02-14T12:44:22+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on NHS Trust Employs Bouncers to Protect Medical Staff from Assaults at Work

Statistics show that in just one area of Lancashire and Cumbria, the number of hospital staff assaulted at work reached almost 400 in one year. The problem is so great that the Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has taken drastic action to protect its staff – and recruited bouncers to try [...]

14 02, 2018

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Solicitor For Your Criminal Injuries Claim

By | 2018-02-14T09:36:54+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Criminal Injuries|Comments Off on 6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Solicitor For Your Criminal Injuries Claim

If you have been injured in a crime of violence, perhaps assaulted at work or attacked in a nightclub, for example, you can often make a criminal injuries compensation claim. This can be alongside any criminal prosecution of your attacker of course. To claim compensation, you have to submit a [...]

12 02, 2018

Leading Cosmetic Surgeon Cleared of Negligence After Patient Claims Botched Surgery Caused Her Nose to Collapse

By | 2018-02-12T13:32:30+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Cosmetic Surgery Claims|Comments Off on Leading Cosmetic Surgeon Cleared of Negligence After Patient Claims Botched Surgery Caused Her Nose to Collapse

A student who was dissatisfied with the results of a nose job after asking for an “ideal” nose with “perfect symmetry” lost her claim for negligence against top Harley Street plastic surgeon Shailesh Vadodaria. Mijin Zahir underwent the cosmetic nasal surgery in July 2010 but, she said that she was [...]

12 02, 2018

Am I Redundant and What Are My Rights?

By | 2018-02-12T13:16:00+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Employment Disputes|0 Comments

*Updated February 2018* Being told by your employer that you are now redundant can be a shock. The first questions to go through your mind may be: “How am I going to pay the mortgage?” or “How will I support my family?” Such worries are natural, but positive outcomes [...]

12 02, 2018

What a Claimant or Witness Should Put in Their Witness Statement

By | 2018-02-14T10:03:38+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on What a Claimant or Witness Should Put in Their Witness Statement

At a certain stage in an issued claim – for example, a personal injury, industrial disease, clinical negligence, professional negligence, employment etc - there will come a point where the Claimant and Defendant exchange witness statements. Usually the exchange of witness statements will happen at the same time. The Court [...]

8 02, 2018

More and More Mental Health Workers Suffering Assaults at Work

By | 2018-02-14T12:52:34+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Assaulted at Work|Comments Off on More and More Mental Health Workers Suffering Assaults at Work

Following a Freedom of Information request, incorporating almost two thirds of mental health trusts in the UK, it was shown that the number of assaults on staff had risen from 33,620 in 2012-13, to 42,692 in 2016. The current figure is 25% higher than it was 4 years ago. An [...]

7 02, 2018

Care Home Prosecuted After Elderly Resident is Seriously Injured in Fire

By | 2018-02-07T12:23:56+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Care Home Prosecuted After Elderly Resident is Seriously Injured in Fire

Care home negligence isn’t just about the individual treatment of residents. A south London care home has been prosecuted by London Fire Brigade for breaking fire safety rules after a serious blaze at the home left several people injured and one resident in hospital on a life support machine. The [...]

31 01, 2018

Shop Workers Suffering Physical and Verbal Abuse

By | 2018-01-31T22:52:00+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Assaulted at Work|Comments Off on Shop Workers Suffering Physical and Verbal Abuse

Last year saw an astounding 25% increase in verbal and physical assaults on shop workers in the UK. Not only this, it was also found that a shocking 250 workers were assaulted at work every day over the same period. Despite the increase in assaults, the number of workers reporting [...]