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Armed Forces protected from vexatious claims in important step

New laws to protect military personnel and veterans from vexatious claims and the cycle of re-investigations will be introduced today. (18th March 2020) As part of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill, serving and former Armed Forces personnel will have more legal protection from prosecution for alleged historical offences resulting from overseas operations….

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Hospital where Neil Armstrong died paid $6 million to family in secret settlement over medical malpractice

An Ohio hospital paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6 million in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to Armstrong’s 2012 death, according to court documents and a report in the New York Times. The 2014 settlement went to 10 family members, including Armstrong’s two sons, sister, brother and six grandchildren, according to documents filed…

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Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link

Twenty UK women are taking legal action after developing a rare form of cancer linked to their breast implants. More than 50 women have been diagnosed with the same condition in the UK, and hundreds more worldwide. A top surgeon said there were gaps in implant information and people were almost being “used as guinea…

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I have been injured in a road traffic accident, how do I claim against an uninsured or untraceable driver?

One of the types of case which we see in the Injury and Medical Claims department are road traffic collisions. Unfortunately some of those accidents are caused through the actions of uninsured drivers or drivers who cannot be traced. Victims may think that because a driver cannot be identified, or the driver can be identified…

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Fixing the legal costs of serious injury claims

When I meet someone for the first time outside of work and they ask me what I do for a living, I am usually met with the reply “Oh, you are an ambulance chaser”. The public perception of what a personal injury lawyer does has, for many years, been a very negative one and so…

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Criminal Assaults

If you are the victim of violence which results in an injury, either physical, psychological or both, you may have a right to compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) scheme. If you believe that you might have a claim to the CICA and you would like our advice as to whether it would…

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Military Claims

Our Partners appreciate the unique nature of your claim and the circumstances surrounding it. If you wish to speak to us about your potential claim, please contact us and we will offer you a discrete, no obligation fee initial interview either face to face, or over the telephone if this is more convenient.  Find out…

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Medical Negligence

When we go into hospital or go to see a GP or dentist, we put our trust into the hands of people who are, in the vast majority of cases, competent and professional. But sadly, a medical diagnosis, a surgical procedure or a hospital treatment can go wrong due to the lack of judgement or…

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