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Brain Injury In New Borns
: The main headline in today's (16th August 2017) Telegraph highlights the record rise in newborn babies suffering brain injury, or at least an increase in the number of claims relating to such injur...
What To Do When Someone Dies
: The vast majority of people will at some stage suffer the sad experience of a death in the family. It is often a difficult time and there will be a lot to think about and do. One of the f...
The Defamation Claim Trumped By Potus
: The tort of defamation is governed by a combination of statute and common law. Since the statutes are silent on the definition of 'defamation', this cause of action is notoriously difficult to prov...
Road Traffic Accidents - Not The Whole Picture
: A report by respected law firm, Weightmans, who act on behalf of several insurance companies, revealed this week that the number of claims as the result of road traffic accidents dropped by 7% in t...
Jointly Owned Property When Someone Dies
: Your house is usually the most expensive asset you own. It is therefore important that you know what will happen to it when you die if you jointly own it with another person e.g. your spouse, partn...
Help Me Recover My Property!
: If tenants cause damage or fail to pay their rent you may ultimately have no option but to recover possession of your property. Sometimes our clients need professional help to remove trou...
Limits On The Duty Of Care
: The Court of Appeal in the recent case of Darnley v Croydon NHS Trust (2017) held by a 2 to 1 majority that a medical receptionist does not have a duty of care towards patients, even though she may...