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Worrying statistics unveiled in latest ONS report on child sexual abuse

Worrying statistics unveiled in latest ONS report on child sexual abuse

Banner Jones launches legal clinic in support of Derbyshire charity SAIL

Lawyers to pursue claim against NHS following Aston Hall Abuse report

Derbyshire Lawyers acting on behalf of former patients of the Aston Hall children’s hospital which is at the centre of an investigation relating to historical abuse by a doctor have said they will be pursuing a claim against the NHS on behalf of those affected.

Patients have a right to all relevant information

A woman has won damages in a medical negligence claim on behalf of her son for injuries sustained at his birth. The case centred around a doctor’s duty to take reasonable care to ensure that patients are aware of any material risks involved in any recommended treatment and also of any reasonable alternative or variant treatments.
Winter Driving Tips for Motorists in Sheffield

Winter Driving Tips for Motorists in Sheffield

Winter is coming, and it is essential to be prepared for the ever-changing driving conditions. With limited visibility and sub-zero temperatures, this guide will help to prepare for the unexpected this winter.

Reforms to compensation payouts

Reforms to compensation payouts

Measures to change the way compensation pay-outs are calculated by the courts have been unveiled by Lord Chancellor David Lidington. Simon Wright said, “The announcement is welcome and follows a pledge made by Ministers in February to consult on whether there was a fairer way to set the “discount rate” in future.

Crackdown on fake holiday sickness firms

Crackdown on fake holiday sickness firms

The Government is finally stepping in to tackle the sickness claims culture which is not only damaging Britain’s reputation overseas and could also be driving up holiday costs. [Partner’s Name], a partner in local law firm [firm’s name] said, “A system to control costs already exists for most personal injury claims in England and Wales, but a loophole is being exploited in foreign holiday claims”.

Director not liable to employee

Director not liable to employee

What happens when the company being sued by an employee for damages for injuries sustained at work goes into liquidation?

Work Related Illness

Work Related Illness

Take a look at our infographic that explains your options, should you have acquired a work related illness.

Insurance Premiums to fall as new whiplash injury rules are introduced

Insurance Premiums to fall as new whiplash injury rules are introduced

Motorists could see £1 billion a year back in their pockets thanks to new government measures to drive out fraudulent whiplash claims.

Accidents at Work in the UK - Recent Statistics

Accidents at Work in the UK - Recent Statistics

Over the past 10 years, injuries in the workplace have drastically reduced. However, this doesn't mean they don't still happen. Find the most up to date statistics and read about the most common causes of accidents in the workplace with our handy infographic.

The patient’s right to information

The patient’s right to information

A woman recently won damages on behalf of her son for injuries sustained at his birth as a result of the alleged negligence of a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.

New Support for victims of "mesothelioma".

New Support for victims of "mesothelioma".

The Government has announced new measures to support individuals and families who suffer as a result of the industrial disease mesothelioma.