Category Archive: Personal Injury

Cycling safely this autumn

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government have encouraged cycling as a safer alternative to public transport. The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has also suggested that the number of people cycling has increased by up to 200% following the national lockdown! Cycling is great for both our physical and mental health, so it really is a…

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Injured stable worker wins substantial damages

If you are injured at work due to your employer’s failure to keep you reasonably safe, you should seek legal advice straight away. A livery stables worker who did just that after she was injured by a spooked horse won more than £90,000 in damages. Outline of the Case The experienced equestrian was exercising a…

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Gravely injured cyclist wins seven figure settlement

Cycling is an activity seen as beneficial by millions, but it is not risk free and, in the event of accidents, specialist lawyers are always there to ensure that victims are fairly compensated. In one case, a pensioner who was knocked off his bike and catastrophically injured received seven-figure damages. What happened? The man was…

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Catastrophically Injured Road Accident Victim Wins £500,000

When doubts persist as to where blame for an accident lies, obtaining compensation in full for those who are injured can be an almost impossible task. Even in such difficult cases, however, specialist personal injury lawyers are adept at winning substantial sums for their clients. The point was made by the case of a middle-aged…

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Understanding Work Related Illnesses Claims Q&A

We participated in Solicitors Chat on Twitter answering questions about work related illness claims and how your current or previous job can have implications on many aspects of your life. Our Trainee Legal Executives, Lucy Watson and Kate Shields, were on hand to provide some much needed guidance. We’ve set out our answers out below….

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Victims of Uninsured Drivers Celebrate Landmark High Court Ruling

If people are injured by uninsured drivers on private land, are they entitled to compensation? In a landmark decision, the High Court has answered that question with a resounding yes. The case concerned a pedestrian who was walking across a private field when he was struck and catastrophically injured by an uninsured 4×4 vehicle. The…

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Road Traffic Accidents Q&A

Our Trainee Legal Executive, Kate Shields, has answered the most commonly asked questions about Road Traffic Accidents. Do you have to be the driver of a car to make a road traffic accident claim? No, it is not only the driver of the car that can make a claim for personal injury. Any innocent party…

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