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Student Lawyer Blog: Case – Alan Catterall’s Family v Pyranha Mouldings LTD and Peter Mackereth [2015]

Relevant Law The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974  An Act intending to: protect health and safety welfare of workers assess any potential risks in the workplace provide a good working environment Corporate Manslaughter / Homicide A Criminal offence committed by an organisation as a whole if the way [...]

By | 2019-08-21T09:21:18+01:00 August 21st, 2019|Personal Injury|

Worrying Signs: Polish People Are Not Registering Under the EU Settlement Scheme

The EU Settlement Scheme has been open to the public since 29 March 2019 yet Polish people have been particularly slow to register.  Here, I consider why this is and why this could become a problem. Recent figures show that over 1 million individuals have applied to register on the [...]

By | 2019-08-20T11:34:07+01:00 August 19th, 2019|Immigration|

Student Lawyer Blog: Can a driver be found negligent if they hit a drunken pedestrian?

Stewart v Glaze [2009] EWHC 704 (QB) The facts of the case The claimant in the case, Mr Stewart, was struck by a car in the early hours of Saturday 25th September 2004, driven by the defendant in this case, Mr Glaze. The result of the road traffic accident was [...]

By | 2019-08-15T13:56:09+01:00 August 15th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Student Lawyer Blog: Are doctors/midwifes in breach of duty if decision making causes injury and/or loss?

In this blog the case: JC v Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation [2016] EWHC 1334 (QB) is explored. Facts: The claimant, M, brought a medical negligence claim due to the injuries sustained by her son, J, during childbirth. J’s injuries resulted in cerebral palsy and M had to have an emergency [...]

By | 2019-08-08T15:14:39+01:00 August 8th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Why Being Honest & Ethical Has Made Us 5 Star Rated

You probably know by now that our ethos is built upon an honest and ethical approach to law. It has been like this since day one, when I founded Truth Legal 7 years ago. We always wanted to do things differently and as our service offering continues to grow, then [...]

By | 2019-08-07T09:18:35+01:00 August 7th, 2019|General|

Press Release: Fledgling Trade Union Turns to Truth Legal for Legal Support ‘At Time of Immense Challenges’

PRESS RELEASE: July 2019 ONE of the UK’s newest trade unions has turned to a Yorkshire-based firm of ethical solicitors to provide itself and its growing membership with legal support. The Psychotherapy and Counselling Union (PCU), which has already expanded into over 500 members since forming in 2016 and gaining [...]

By | 2019-07-30T09:11:15+01:00 July 24th, 2019|In The Press|

Student Lawyer Blog: Is There a Difference in the Standard of Care Required from Doctors Depending on their Seniority?

Student lawyer Sophie Timms looks at the case of: FB v Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 334 Facts In the early hours of Monday 29th September 2003, the mother of a child phoned out-of-hours services due to the ill-health of her 13-month-old child. This resulted in a [...]

By | 2019-07-24T15:58:06+01:00 July 23rd, 2019|Student Case Blogs|

What are the Stages of a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

This guest article is intended for our US audience and is guest authored by Kim Harington on behalf of Harrell and Harrell personal injury. You take your personal well-being seriously. When you leave home, you keep on the lookout for situations that may endanger your safety. Unfortunately, this is not [...]

By | 2019-07-31T10:51:38+01:00 July 23rd, 2019|Guest Authors|

The Top Five Reasons Why You Need A Good Local Attorney

Please note, this is an international blog, intended for our US audience. Let's be realistic, the law is complex. There are many different areas and avenues of it that it has led to the creation of niche law firms. For example, law firms can range anywhere from personal injury firms, [...]

By | 2019-07-21T18:19:32+01:00 July 18th, 2019|Guest Authors|