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Accident claims advice from lawyers from Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh etc), England (London, Manchester, Birmingham etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond.

A Game-Changer For Personal Injury Lawsuits: Recent Changes To New York Summary Judgment Rules Benefit Accident Victims

May 20, 2018

In April of 2018, the New York Court of Appeals – the highest court in the State of New York – decided the case of Rodriguez v. City of New York, 2018 NY Slip Op. 02287 (N.Y., April 3, 2018) which fundamentally changed the way in which New York personal injury cases are litigated and […]

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Personal Injury Legal Update in E&W – Civil Liability Bill Continues its Progress Through Parliament

May 1, 2018

The Government looks set to forge ahead with its controversial Civil Liability Bill, with the legislation recently having its second reading in the House of Lords. The Committee stage, which is the first real chance to amend the Bill, is scheduled to begin on 10th May. Purpose of the Bill The Bill, which will apply […]

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What is the time limit for bringing a personal injury claim in England?

February 8, 2018

If you have suffered an accident or injury and another party was at fault, you are entitled to make a personal injury claim. However, it is important to note that the law imposes strict time limits on bringing a personal injury claim, whether you’re bringing a general accident claim or a more specific type of […]

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Driven to Distraction: Making a Foreign Car Accident Injury Claim

February 15, 2017

New contribution regarding foreign car accident injury claims –  Many of us love to take our cars with us on trips abroad, or hire one at our destination. But how many of us even know the rules of the foreign roads we’re driving on? Or how to make a car accident injury claim in the […]

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3 Quick Tips for Claiming for Personal Injury in the UK

February 9, 2017

Here are 3 quick tips for claiming for personal injury in the UK (applies to Scotland, where personal injury law is known under the term ‘delict’, England & Wales and Northern Ireland. For fast legal advice contact us today here:- 1. Make extremely close attention to time limits. There are different time limits that apply […]

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Top 10 Crazy Personal Injury Cases

July 27, 2016

People do crazy things for money. It seems like nowadays everyone wants to sue or make outrageous allegations. From television judges to dramatic courtroom coverage, it has practically turned into a circus out there. Some people feel like they have a legitimate reason to sue after a personal injury, while others are just trying their […]

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Johnson & Johnson to pay $71m in Compensation – Could they be held liable under UK law?

March 9, 2016

Household name Johnson & Johnson have been ordered to pay $71m (around £51m) in compensation to the family of a woman who suffered from ovarian cancer, allegedly as a result of using Johnson & Johnson products. However, a number of legal commentators have stated that the case simply wouldn’t hold up in the UK courts, […]

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Irish courts award nervous shock compensation to vulnerable boy after dishwasher fire

February 7, 2016

Irish law has long been thought of as being ahead of other jurisdictions in allowing damages for negligently caused psychiatric injury (nervous shock), but the law in this area has really only developed significantly in the past twenty-five years. Decisions in recent years have restricted this area of the law and have limited the scope […]

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The Government’s proposal to increase small claims limit from £1,000 to £5,000: what does it mean?

January 15, 2016

Outlined in the Autumn Statement, Chancellor Osborne announced plans to increase the small claims limit for personal injury claims from £1,000 to £5,000. If these changes go ahead, it will obstruct whiplash victims in claiming the compensation they are legally entitled to. At the moment, if you are involved in a non-fault road traffic accident […]

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No Gimmicks, no free iPads, no annoying texts, just great legal advice – regulated solicitors winning the battle against those annoying claims companies

March 9, 2015

No Gimmicks, no free iPads, no annoying texts, just great legal advice – regulated solicitors winning the battle against those annoying claims companies As ‘cash for crash’ claims companies now face thousands of pounds in fines should they try and make money by pestering the public or processing fraudulent claims at the public’s expense, Freeclaim […]

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