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Lawyers, Doctors: It’s All About Your Bedside Manner, Right?

Over the last few years, I have had the great pleasure of teaching a few hundred doctors to become medico-legal experts. For those who don’t know, medico-legal experts are doctors who examine personal injury or clinical negligence claimants, then write a formal report for the courts regarding the incident circumstances [...]

By |2021-07-23T17:38:34+01:00July 23rd, 2021|Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury|

50 Shades of Abuse – Examples of Obvious and Not So Obvious Forms of Domestic Abuse

Whenever I meet with a new client, regardless of gender, one of the first questions I always ask is: was there was any domestic abuse in the relationship? The answer, I most frequently get, is: “he/she/they never hit me”. During my years as a family law solicitor, I have come [...]

By |2021-07-23T13:48:30+01:00July 23rd, 2021|Family Law|

E-scooters: Are they Legal? And do they increase the Risk of Road Traffic Personal Injury?

E-scooters have zipped dramatically into the public eye over the last year or so. High-profile rental schemes for e-scooters – introduced in over 30 cities and boroughs across the country since July 2020 – have made the use of this eco-friendly transportation legal on UK roads for the first time. [...]

By |2021-07-13T10:44:30+01:00July 13th, 2021|Road Traffic Accidents|

Truth Legal Expands Specialisms With Launch Of Family Law Department

Press Release - July 2021 Challenger law firm Truth Legal has added a Family Law department to its growing list of specialisms. The new department is being headed by Katarzyna Zatorski, an experienced family law solicitor from Huddersfield, who will be based in its recently-opened Leeds office, located on Calls [...]

By |2021-07-13T10:44:25+01:00July 8th, 2021|In The Press|

Whiplash Reforms 2021 – A Slap In The Face To Most Road Traffic Accidents Victims

Imagine that you and your neighbour have both been injured in separate road traffic accidents. Neither of you was at fault; neither of you was even driving at the time. Imagine also that, for 6 months, each of you suffered the pain, frustration, and debilitating effects of a whiplash injury [...]

By |2021-06-14T10:51:08+01:00June 14th, 2021|News, Personal Injury|

Can Whistle-Blowers Be Protected From Unfair Dismissal If They Blew The Whistle Before The Protective Law Came Into Force?

Under current law, individuals are protected from being victimised or dismissed if they disclose private information which is in the public interest (more colloquially known as ‘blowing the whistle’). This protection is enshrined in the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 and the Employment Rights Act 1996. If an employee discloses [...]

By |2021-06-02T06:14:27+01:00June 2nd, 2021|Student Case Blogs|
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