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Student Lawyer Blog: Can employers use cumulative incidences as reasons for dismissal?

Case: Robinson v Combat Stress [2014] UKEAT 0310_14_0572 Facts: Miss Robinson was a registered Mental Health Nurse at Combat Stress – a facility that provided therapy for military veterans of both sexes. She was dismissed because of three events that Combat Stress perceived to be cumulative. The events were: 1)     [...]

By | 2018-08-13T16:02:30+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Student Case Blogs|

The “You Have Been In An Accident” Scam Phone Calls Need To Stop!

This morning, I was driving to work when I answered a phone call via hands free. The voice at the other end of the line was automated and it said "Hello, we have your details about the accident you just had which wasn't your fault". I was furious! As a [...]

By | 2018-07-26T14:16:41+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Andrew Gray|

Harrogate News Round-Up – June 2018

June was a busy month in terms of local news! We've included a round-up of what's been happening in Harrogate recently. Carer stole from patient to fund drug addiction Greg Watson, 28, was a carer working for Foresight Care Group in Harrogate when he stole thousands of pounds from two [...]

By | 2018-07-17T16:43:06+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Harrogate News|

Why do Some Motorists Seem to Hate Cyclists?

If you type the title of this article into Google, the first thing that is likely to appear near the top of the page, is a line of YouTube videos, with titles such as “This is Why People Hate Cyclists” and “Idiot on a Bike”, amongst other, similarly ‘complimentary’ themes. [...]

By | 2018-07-17T16:32:10+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Student Lawyer Blog: Can You Claim Compensation If You Walk into a Road and Are Hit By a Car?

Case: Sabir v Osei-Kwabena [2015] EWCA Civ 1213 by Isam Rumzan Facts The claimant, a pregnant woman, exited from a car and walked to the rear of it before stepping out into the road in order to cross. The claimant did not stop at the kerbside before crossing out into [...]

By | 2018-07-18T10:40:18+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Student Case Blogs|

I’m Still Suffering From My Whiplash Injury? What Should I Do?

Whiplash injury compensation claims are probably the most well-known of all personal injury claims. This may be because they are the most common type of injury arising out of car or other motor vehicle accidents, being between 65% and 78% of all bodily claims in 2014, depending on which insurance [...]

By | 2018-07-11T09:16:02+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Student Lawyer Blog: Can Employers Give Multiple Reasons for Dismissal?

Case: Smith v Glasgow City District Council [1987] ICR 796 by Gina Skandari, Student Lawyer Mr Smith worked at Glasgow City Council as a deputy General Manager in the Building and Works Department. The director of this department resigned but his post remained vacant; Mr Smith took over his duties alongside his [...]

By | 2018-06-11T19:55:58+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Student Case Blogs|

Student Lawyer Blog: The Tipping Point for the MIB – Could You Have An RTA Claim Against An ‘Off Road Vehicle’

Case: Lewington v The Motor Insurers’ Bureau [2017] EWHC 2848 (Comm) By Hennah Abbas - Student Lawyer   Be it a tractor knocking you off a ladder or a mobility scooter driving into you, for years the Motor Insurers’ Bureau have relied and succeeded with the defence that ‘off road [...]

By | 2018-06-11T20:02:10+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Student Case Blogs|

Truth Legal Donates To Harrogate Citizens Advice

At Truth Legal we pride ourselves on playing a central role in helping people with their everyday legal problems. As a result of this we are delighted to have made a £500 donation to the Harrogate Citizen’s Advice, in many ways an organisation with a similar ethos and motivation to [...]

By | 2018-06-05T09:23:30+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Harrogate News|

Truth Legal Donates To The Willow Tree Primary School Swimming Pool Fund

Continuing our local community focus, we took great pleasure in recently contributing to the swimming pool fund of Willow Tree Primary School in Harrogate. As a result we were pleased to see the grand re-opening of the pool on Friday 25th May. The pool at Willow Tree Primary School is [...]

By | 2018-06-01T05:40:39+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Harrogate News|