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Getting To Know Andrew Gray, Founder of Truth Legal Solicitors

Here's 16 questions we asked our founder of Truth Legal Solicitors, Andrew Gray. 1. In a nutshell, what does your company do and how did it start? Did you hear the one about the lawyer who, on his first day at work as a lawyer in Manchester, was arrested (and [...]

By | 2019-02-07T11:01:34+00:00 January 11th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Clinical Negligence Case: Do Reception Staff At A Hospital Owe Patients A Duty Of Care?

Case: Darnley -v- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50 For any clinical negligence claim to succeed, the ‘negligent’ person must owe a duty of care towards the person who is harmed. There are several other elements to proving a negligence claim, but showing that this duty of care [...]

By | 2019-01-17T11:14:04+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Compensation For Misdiagnosed Cervical Cancer – Is It Possible To Claim?

A startling report in The Independent newspaper earlier last year revealed that as a result of failings at a laboratory in Essex, thousands of cervical cancer screening results were to be reviewed by the NHS. This was because it had been discovered that some women tested were incorrectly given the all-clear. At the time [...]

By | 2019-01-10T09:11:28+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Harrogate News Round-Up – December’s Festive Edition

Local MP gives thumbs up to local businesses at Christmas Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has thrown his support behind the town’s ‘Love Your High Street’ campaign. With the aim of championing local, independent businesses, Mr Jones was quick to point out the wonderful festive window displays provided by [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:09:17+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Harrogate News|

Political Discrimination Potential Exception to Qualifying Period

Should political view and affiliation be protected characteristics within the Employment Rights Act 1996, thereby be included within the exceptions to the 12 month qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims? Yes, said the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”). Background The case concerned Mr Redfearn who was a driver’s escort [...]

By | 2018-12-12T19:21:51+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Guest Authors|

How Do I Write a Complaint Letter to the NHS?

If you have experienced mistreatment or sub-standard service from the NHS, it is natural to want an explanation. You might not be seeking compensation – although this may be possible through a clinical negligence claim – you might just want an apology, recognition of the poor treatment you have received, [...]

By | 2019-01-10T11:25:22+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Clinical Negligence|

Harrogate News – November Round-Up

Accountant agrees to pay back £90,000 theft A finance chief at Harrogate’s leading bus company has been spared a two-year jail sentence after agreeing to pay back “every penny” of £90,000 he defrauded from the company. Mark Suter of Transdev Blazefield took the money over a five year period and [...]

By | 2018-12-26T17:51:02+00:00 December 8th, 2018|Personal Injury|

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|