You may have heard that over the past year the government proposed to make further reforms to personal injury claims. One of these reforms was to effectively remove the right for people to claim for low value whiplash claims in an attempt to reduce the number of fraudulent claims being made for … [Read more...] about Government U-turn on Personal Injury Reforms
What do you need to know? New child car seat regulations were set to be introduced this December for children under 12 years of age or under 135cm in height. The changes have now been delayed until next year and are expected to come into force in March 2017. There is no need to panic, you … [Read more...] about New i-Size Child Car Seat Regulations
Every year, thousands of people are injured in accidents abroad. Thankfully, just as in the UK, there are usually laws in force to assist people who are injured in accidents overseas. However, the law relating to personal injury compensation claims can be complex and differs from country to country, … [Read more...] about Are you entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim for an accident or illness whilst abroad?
There has been a surge in the popularity of cycling in recent years, but cyclists remain amongst the most vulnerable of our road users. How vulnerable? Well government statistics show that cyclists accounted for 6 per cent of all road accident fatalities and 15 per cent of all serious injuries. … [Read more...] about Cycling accidents; what compensation can injured cyclists claim for?
Have you had an accident at work? Have you been injured in the course of your duties at any time in the last 3 years? … [Read more...] about Injured at Work? Could You Be Entitled To Personal Injury Compensation?
In most personal injury claims, both sides will argue over how much a specific injury is "worth", and will usually reach some form of compromise agreement depending upon the degree of fault that was involved. … [Read more...] about Seeking Compensation as A Result of Criminal Injuries.
In the majority of personal injury claims there will inevitably be a certain amount of bartering as both sides contest how much a specific injury is "worth". … [Read more...] about Criminal Injury Compensation: How Much Could Your Claim Be Worth?
Despite high profile campaigns to "think once, think twice, think bike", the number of cases we see where a car driver had just not seen a motorcyclist continue. Our client was travelling along a main road into Liverpool and was passing a junction that he was particularly wary of … [Read more...] about Motorcyclist In Settlement After Collision Leads To Amputation.
As specialist serious injury solicitors, we are experienced in sourcing support aids and equipment that can be ignored by others. In this case, our client came to us half way through his claim against his employers. Our client was a mechanic and had slipped on oil whilst about to inspect a car … [Read more...] about Serious Injury: Slip On Oil Near Car Engine Leaves Mechanic With Amputated Fingers.
With all the talk of whether whiplash exists or doesn't exist our client was put off pursuing a claim for compensation as she firstly thought that she would get better quickly and secondly that she didn't want to make a fuss. … [Read more...] about Chronic Pain Syndrome: Damages For Minister Of Religion After Chronic Pain Prevents Her From Doing Her Job.
Mr Balmforth contacted Harold Stock & Co Solicitors after he was injured following an accident at work. Mr Balmforth slipped on a greasy floor and suffered a fractured wrist. Personal Injury specialist and Director, Karen Kenyon conducted the claim on Mr Balmforth’s behalf. Mr … [Read more...] about Mr Balmforth: Accident at Work.
For many of us it’s time to pack the sun cream and sandals and head off to sunnier climes. … [Read more...] about Handling The Holiday From Hell.