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Assaulted at Work Cases – In The News

It often surprises people how widespread the danger of being assaulted at work has become. It is a hazard in the workplace faced by many workers, and in many different professions, yet there is a general sense that the threat of assault is only encountered in careers which are inherently [...]

By | 2018-12-03T11:58:17+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Assaulted at Work|

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|

Medical Negligence Cases – In The News

Medical negligence can have a huge impact on the lives of its victims. Yet the term sounds so formal and impenetrable, conveying none of the human suffering it so often leads to. It sounds – for want of a better word – clinical.  In this new series of blog posts, we aim to [...]

By | 2018-12-03T11:57:27+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Clinical Negligence|

Student Lawyer Blog: Can agency workers make whistleblowing claims?

Case: McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust UKEAT/0354/15 A whistleblower is defined as an individual who raises concerns about misconduct or wrongdoing within an organisation. Whistleblowers are afforded a certain amount of protection and can make claims to an Employment Tribunal after being dismissed or victimised following a [...]

By | 2018-11-30T10:05:52+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Employment Disputes, Student Case Blogs|

How To Choose The Right Clinical Negligence Solicitor

When you are making any kind of legal claim, choosing your legal representatives is a very important decision. Your choice of solicitor can make a huge difference; it could mean the difference between a well-handled case and a shambolic ordeal, success and failure – the right compensation and a missed [...]

By | 2018-11-26T21:58:01+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Clinical Negligence|

Increased violence against NHS staff – New measures announced in clampdown

Recent figures have shown violence against NHS staff has reached its highest level in five years. Last year, an astonishing one in seven health professionals were attacked in the course of their work. However, action is being taken.  In this regard, new measures to provide protection to NHS staff will [...]

By | 2018-11-28T14:50:25+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Assaulted at Work, Employment Disputes|

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|

4 Reasons to Sue Your Personal Injury Solicitor

Usually when a person decides to make a personal injury compensation claim, it’s been a difficult decision for them to make. Sure, we’ve all heard the stories of lorry drivers who, as soon as another vehicle taps into the back of their stationary lorry, jump out of the vehicle holding [...]

By | 2018-11-13T15:44:15+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Switch Solicitors|