Category “Personal injury”

How Difficult Is It To Win A Malpractice Suit?

January 31st, 2011
How Difficult Is It To Win A Malpractice Suit?

Not as easy as you might think, according to one lawyer, Robert Webb. He recently told reporters: “Most people think of medical malpractice as something a doctor does; negligence in treating a patient. However, medical malpractice may also refer to any health care professional, and that includes dentists, nurses, druggists, technicians, therapists, hospitals and clinics.” […]

Can Medical Practitioners Always Be Trusted?

January 24th, 2011
Can Medical Practitioners Always Be Trusted?

Going to see your doctor when you are ill is something we all take for granted. What we also take for granted is their ability to diagnose and prescribe proper treatment. It is a job most of us would not want to do simply because it does come with risk. No one is infallible, and […]

Finding The Best Personal Injury Lawyer

January 18th, 2011
Finding The Best Personal Injury Lawyer

There are times when you might need to contact a lawyer to represent you if you’ve had an accident or perhaps want to sue for malpractice. Finding a lawyer is not always that easy. The larger companies will no doubt have someone available, but they can be costly. Cost wise, small firms are probably better […]

Payouts Total a Colossal £27 Million for Accident at Work Victims in 2010

January 5th, 2011
Payouts Total a Colossal £27 Million for Accident at Work Victims in 2010

Public sector workers have raked in a massive 27 million pounds worth of compensation claims for accidents at work during 2010. These payouts are fairly due as every person has the right to such compensation if they are injured at work through no fault of their own and the compensation is often used to cover […]

Tips for speeding up your insurance claim

December 17th, 2010
Tips for speeding up your insurance claim

For many people, the process of claiming for a personal injury can be long and arduous; however, there are some steps you can take to speed up the process and make it easier and less stressful. Claims experts advise claimants to gather up all the necessary information before they file for a claim; this will […]

Legal Aid Funding Cut Will Save £350 Million

November 17th, 2010
Legal Aid Funding Cut Will Save £350 Million

With the UK Government’s relentless march to cut the country’s deficit, the Justice Department headed by Ken Clarke is to cut the legal aid bill. Doing so will save around £350 million. The money saved over 4 years will affect a range of legal aid services, particularly divorce and medical negligence cases. As part of […]

Controversial laws to possibly change

October 4th, 2010
Controversial laws to possibly change

Government plans could soon see town halls facing huge compensation payouts if they ban events on health and safety grounds. Teachers, for example, could be given assurances that they wouldn’t be liable for minor mishaps which they experience such as taking their pupils on school trips or helping out at after-hour clubs. Former Conservative Cabinet […]

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