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Fresh hope for those in need of organ transplant – how drones can make transporting live organs safer and more affordable

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Following news that a live organ has been successfully delivered for transplant, our team takes a look at how this tech has been brought about, and what it means in law.

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17 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Client slipping on oily surface at petrol station receives compensation

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Louise Huckstep, solicitor in our Personal Injury team in our Oxford office, successfully sued a garage when our client sustained injuries slipping on an oily surface in its forecourt.

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15 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation awarded to our client following negligent failings in works to Council car park

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Louise Huckstep, solicitor in our Personal Injury team in our Oxford office, successfully sued a Council and their contractors after alterations to the Council’s car park resulted in a large ‘depression’ in the tarmac surface causing our client to trip and sustain injury.

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18 December 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Bereavement benefits: time for a better deal for the bereaved?

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Bereavement payments

As some, especially the younger ones among us, count down to 25 December, the Government (the Work and Pensions Committee to be precise) has a date in mind which, doubtless, you are less aware of.

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29 January 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

An app to report potholes

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Reporting a pothole

Potholes are in the news again this week following the release into the public domain of some facts and figures about what councils are spending on highway repairs, and the state of the roads generally. Louise Huckstep, solicitor in our Personal Injury team, who frequently acts for those injured as a result of potholes, highlights ways in which you can report potholes.

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23 September 2014 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Don’t wait – report a pothole now!

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Potholes and other highway defects can cause serious injuries. Louise Huckstep, solicitor in Royds Withy King’s Personal Injury team, who is experienced in advising victims of such accidents in bringing compensation claims, highlights what can be done practically – before an accident happens.

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27 August 2014 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

What to do if you’ve been in a road traffic accident abroad

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With the holiday season still underway, lots of people are heading off to catch some late summer sun. Most of them will enjoy a trouble-free holiday. However, accidents do happen, and while you hope to avoid road traffic accidents abroad, it’s good to be prepared and know what to do if the worst happens.

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3 April 2014 0 Comments Posted in Life, Personal Injury

Top tips for staying safe on the slopes

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We’re coming to the end of the ski season in Europe but lots of people will soon be dashing off for a last minute Easter skiing break. Before you go it’s important to think about how you and your family will stay safe on the slopes.

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4 December 2013 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Over £7,000 in compensation for dog attack

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In an all too common case our client, Mrs P, was attacked by a dog when visiting a private his home.

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