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The Cost of not Making a Personal Injury Claim

July 5, 2018

Loss to the individual If someone came and took £1,178.45 out of your bank account, you would do something about it. Yet following an accident that was the fault of someone else many people choose not to do anything about it. As shown above, the cost of apathy is huge with the average level of […]

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Setting the Personal Injury Discount Rate – New Legislation in Scotland Proposed

July 5, 2018

The setting of the personal injury discount rate has historically been a contentious issue for both the insurance and personal injury sectors because of the impact it can have the size of awards received by claimants. The subject has come to the fore again recently with the news that the Scottish Government intends to introduce […]

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Know Your Rights: 8 Facts About Injury Cases and Your Rights

June 25, 2018

New contribution about your rights with accident claims cases from an injury lawyer in the US.  If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should stand up for yourself and take the offending party to court. After all, you deserve a compensation not only for your injuries, but for your pain and […]

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Knowing Your Rights:  5 Facts You May Not Know About Car Accident Cases and Compensation Rights

June 24, 2018

Contribution regarding car accident compensation from a personal injury lawyer in the US.  Human error causes over 90 percent of the car crashes in West Virginia. Typically, these crashes are not “accidents.” Rather, they involve negligence, which is a lack of ordinary care. If that is the case, substantial compensation may be available. However, the […]

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European Commission Proposes Legal Action to Reduce Road Traffic Accident Fatalities

June 5, 2018

A key priority of the European Commission’s recently announced Third Mobility Package is to bring about a significant reduction in the number of people killed or seriously injured through road traffic accidents across Europe. In support of this aim, the Package includes a proposal that within three years all new vehicles brought to the market […]

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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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Involved in a Rideshare Accident (Taxi, Uber, Lyft) – Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

January 10, 2018

The chances are that you have used or are using a rideshare app such as Uber or Lyft as a means of transportation. Thanks to its ease of use, reasonable pricing, and convenience, ridesharing has become the preferred means of traveling from one destination to another. Although its popularity continues to soar, there is no […]

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More Women Taking Legal Action for Mesh Implant Complications

November 26, 2017

Over 800 women are joining together to sue NHS and leading transvaginal mesh implant manufacturers based on complications experienced post-procedure. The medical community in the UK has had a longstanding discussion surrounding the effectiveness of mesh implants to treat incontinence and pelvic prolapse in women, with some arguing for their continued use and others calling […]

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