The number of vehicles on the road is increasing as second hand cars are getting cheaper. Measurements have been put in place in certain countries to tackle congestion problems and pollution caused by excessive vehicles on our roads, such as a number plate day designation in Athens. This meant that … [Read more...] about Road Traffic Accidents: Do you have all the Evidence?
Last week the government announced plans to introduce its whiplash reforms in April 2019. According to a statement by the Motor Accident Solicitors Society, also known as MASS, the so-called “strategic alliance” (formed by MASS, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, aka APIL, and the Law … [Read more...] about Whiplash Reforms to be introduced in 2019
In the last two weeks it has been announced that “no win, no fee”, medical negligence lawyers have been banned from advertising their services from within NHS hospitals. According to the altered contract, trusts “must not enter into, extend or renew any contractual agreement” with any company who … [Read more...] about Medical Negligence: Are all Lawyers Ambulance Chasers?
In early December, 2017, a variety of changes were made to driving laws in the UK. A few of these changes in particular were focused around sat nav. Whether you use your mobile device, built in navigation or an external device, it is important to take these new changes into account. … [Read more...] about Driving Laws and Your Sat Nav
There are few of us who go through life without illness at some point. For some, these illnesses can prove serious. It’s natural when such illness comes, and we are faced with unusual or unpleasant physical symptoms, that we turn to our local GP or hospital for answers. As a general rule, we put a … [Read more...] about What’s The Difference Between A Missed Diagnosis And A Misdiagnosis
In November last year it was widely reported that Fairfield General Hospital in Bury admitted failures that led to delayed cancer diagnosis. The result was a delay in treatment, months of agony for the patient and an upsetting and traumatic outcome. … [Read more...] about Hospital Admits Negligence In Failure To Diagnose Lung Cancer
This week has traditionally been known as “Divorce Week”, when divorce rates rise after Christmas. In the past, this was put down to the stress and pressures of Christmas, when extended family visit, and sometimes outstay their welcome, causing one side or the other to decide, enough is enough! … [Read more...] about 10 Tips For Managing Divorce
If you have been in an accident with an uninsured driver, there are a number of options you can follow to be compensated through the Motor Insurers’ Bureau. … [Read more...] about Accident with an uninsured and untraceable driver – What are your options?
Christmas is a busy time for all of us. There’s plenty of dashing about, shopping, cooking, decorating, and the occasional festive tipple or two. But with all the activity and pressure to make Christmas special for everyone, comes stress and worry, which, accordingly leads to Christmas accidents. … [Read more...] about 9 Common Christmas Accidents and How to Avoid Them
We want to make you aware that fraudsters are currently hacking into email chains, for important security information, between a house buyer or seller and their solicitors. The fraudster monitors the communications using malware that looks for key words like house purchase, deposit, buy and … [Read more...] about Important security information: Fraudsters are hacking into emails and diverting house purchase payments
Losing the ability to make decisions for oneself is a frightening prospect. It is a sad fact, though, that this can happen to anyone at any age, due to accident or illness. Consider a lasting power of attorney for peace of mind? … [Read more...] about Do you need a Business Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?
Moving house is one of the most complicated transactions any of us will make. There’s a huge range of questions and issues that crop up – some of them more often than others Here are seven of the less common questions buyers and sellers ask when moving home. 1. What is a contract race? This … [Read more...] about 7 More Conveyancing Questions