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12 04, 2018

A Harrogate Solicitor’s View on the Personal Injury Reforms, by Andrew Gray

By | 2018-04-15T21:29:43+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Andrew Gray|Comments Off on A Harrogate Solicitor’s View on the Personal Injury Reforms, by Andrew Gray

In April 2019, the Government is likely to make substantial, unfair and illogical changes to the way that personal injury claims are pursued, to the detriment of ordinary people. As a Harrogate solicitor, specialising in personal injury law, these changes are an attack on one of the fundamental principles of [...]

9 04, 2018

Everything you need to know about Settlement Agreements but were too afraid to ask

By | 2018-04-09T09:45:04+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Employment Disputes|Comments Off on Everything you need to know about Settlement Agreements but were too afraid to ask

So, you’re an employee and your employer has just mentioned the words ‘settlement agreement’. What does it mean? How will it affect you? What do I need to know? Don’t worry; you’ve come to the right place. We hope to give you all the information you need to know about [...]

2 04, 2018

What standard of service should I expect in my personal injury claim?

By | 2018-04-15T21:18:29+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on What standard of service should I expect in my personal injury claim?

Personal injury law – probably one of the most important areas of law – has something of a tarnished reputation. Whether it’s lazy solicitors buying-in claims from ropey claims management companies, or some large ‘factory-style’ law firms heaping a staggering numbers of cases onto their unqualified staff – it all [...]

21 03, 2018

Resident Suffers Serious Burns Due To Care Home Negligence

By | 2018-03-21T10:16:52+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Care Home Injury Claims|Comments Off on Resident Suffers Serious Burns Due To Care Home Negligence

In a recent case highlighting care home negligence, the registered providers of a South London care home have been prosecuted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for failing to provide safe care and treatment after a 79-year-old resident suffered serious burns as a result of falling against an uncovered radiator [...]

19 03, 2018

Can I Claim For Care After a Personal Injury Accident?

By | 2018-03-19T15:20:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Can I Claim For Care After a Personal Injury Accident?

It is very common for someone injured in an accident to have some degree of incapacity afterwards. A simple sprained ankle might mean that you are unable to get around as easily as before, perhaps forcing you to rest your leg until it gets better. A slight injury to your [...]

15 03, 2018

Harrogate News Round-Up – February 2018

By | 2018-03-21T10:30:38+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Harrogate News|Comments Off on Harrogate News Round-Up – February 2018

Harrogate Driving Offences A Bradford man was banned from driving for six months after he was caught travelling through red lights at a level crossing in Harrogate. The man pleaded guilty to the driving offence at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court, and in addition to the ban was fined £415 plus costs [...]

14 03, 2018

Woman Left Disfigured After Negligent Cosmetic Filler Injection

By | 2018-03-14T14:06:33+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Woman Left Disfigured After Negligent Cosmetic Filler Injection

  With celebrities making the trend for a fuller face more popular than ever, dermal filler injections have become a widespread non-surgical cosmetic procedure. Unfortunately, a lack of regulation means that many of these injections are carried out improperly, resulting in serious medical complications and a large number of compensation [...]

13 03, 2018

Liposuction Patient Wins Compensation After Botched Cosmetic Surgery

By | 2018-03-14T12:00:10+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Cosmetic Surgery Claims|Comments Off on Liposuction Patient Wins Compensation After Botched Cosmetic Surgery

A celebrity make-up artist, Tracie Giles, who suffered severe complications and disfigurement after liposuction surgery sued for negligence and won compensation after she alleged the surgeon had removed too much fat from her thighs. Tracie Giles claimed that Dr Alexandra Chambers removed almost seven litres of fat during a "grossly [...]

13 03, 2018

How Many Road Traffic Accidents Happen In The UK? (Infographic)

By | 2018-03-13T16:49:35+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on How Many Road Traffic Accidents Happen In The UK? (Infographic)

At the end of 2017 the UK Government published transport statistics in Great Britain showing road traffic accident statistics from 2016 for fatalities and injuries, whilst also highlighting the most common causes of road traffic accidents, which include tiredness and being distracted. We have put together this useful infographic showing [...]

13 03, 2018

See You in Court!

By | 2018-03-13T16:48:38+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Personal Injury|Comments Off on See You in Court!

In a claim for personal injury, medical negligence, professional negligence and other areas, a Claimant is required to comply with the Pre Action Protocol before they push on to issue Court proceedings. Generally speaking, a Claimant is required to await the Defendant’s “letter of response” before issuing Court proceedings. Here [...]