We asked Debra Woolfson to share some of the strange things she has learned in the areas of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. She replied with the following: As a lawyer specialising in helping those that have suffered pain through trauma, I have seen the disabling impact that severe … [Read more...] about 5 Surprising facts about pain.
We held a Virtual Cycle on 20th November 2018 at our Stockport office to raise funds for Brake, the Road Safety Charity. Collectively, we cycled 100.05km and have raised £210 so far. You can still donate to our Fundraising … [Read more...] about Harold Stock & Co show their pedal power for Road Safety Week
Are you a regular user of social media? Covert video surveillance has been used by insurance companies for a long time in claims for compensation arising out of an accident or other injury. With advances in technology, our team of experienced specialists have seen insurance companies increasingly … [Read more...] about Who’s Watching You?
Personal injury lawyers have welcomed news that the government has finally conceded that it cannot meet its own timetable for introducing fixed fees for clinical negligence cases. … [Read more...] about The government finally concedes that it cannot meet its own timetable for introducing fixed fees for clinical negligence cases.
Government plans to scrap the flat-rate fee for probate and replace it with a new system of tiered charges, have come under fire from the Law Society. It has said the government should not treat the probate service as a profit centre by charging ‘excessive fees’ to vulnerable and bereaved people. … [Read more...] about Probate should not be used as a cash cow claims the Law Society
The High Court in in ABC v Barts Health NHS Trust  EWHC 500 (QB) has rejected a defendant’s attempt to avoid paying costs in a case settled for less than was originally claimed. … [Read more...] about NHS Health Trust denied costs after settling ‘whole’ claim in clinical negligence case
As much as we might love and treasure our NHS, we all know in our hearts that, in spite of the very best intentions, medical procedures can sometimes go wrong. We’ve read about too often in the news to be surprised when accidents happen. Operations can fail, and mistakes can be made. … [Read more...] about Clinical negligence claims: helping you to claim the compensation you deserve
Are medical negligence legal costs getting out of control? … [Read more...] about Medical Negligence Claims: Medical Legal Costs Should Be Capped, Claims the Government.
Ask anyone about the standards of healthcare anywhere in the UK and the vast majority of people would probably tell you that the standards of medical and nursing care available here are second to none. … [Read more...] about Medical Negligence: Could You Be Entitled To Compensation?
As taxpayers we all expect the highest standards of professional care when we, or a member of our family, undergoes a medical procedure. … [Read more...] about Clinical Negligence Claims: Could You Or A Member Of Your Family Be Entitled To Compensation?