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29 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Anger over “unforgivable” clinical errors

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Concerns have been raised that more than 1,000 patients have suffered as a result of so-called “never incidents” over the course of the past four years.

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31 March 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Victory for veterans exposed to asbestos

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Ex-servicemen who have been diagnosed with cancer after being exposed to asbestos during their time in the military have won their fight for compensation.

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12 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Law Society criticises changes to personal injury claims

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The Law Society recently raised concerns over proposals to increase the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000. The proposals, originally announced in the Autumn Statement, would also put an end to compensation payments for “minor” soft tissue …

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8 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Firms fined for health and safety failings

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Southwark Crown Court heard that a labourer and a bricklayer were working on a House of Lords site at Millbank, London, in July 2013. One of the workers, who was just 22 at the time, struck the cable with a …

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4 December 2015 2 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Royds Withy King gets a result where another firm could not

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We acted for Sally* who was a stable girl in her twenties. Sally worked in a racehorse training yard and one morning on the way to the gallops the filly she was riding became so agitated that she flipped over. Sally had no chance to avoid the accident and the horse landed on top of her.

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30 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

London firm fined after worker digs into power cable

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A man suffered serious injuries after striking an electricity cable during work to refurbish a pharmacy in central London.

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24 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in News

Charities win long-running will dispute

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A group of charities have won their High Court battle over a £1.8million legacy. Royds Solicitors represented Marie Curie, Action on Hearing Loss, the RNIB and the Royal Institute of Cancer Research in the dispute, which revolved around the estate …

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Royds client wins industrial disease case

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A former London docker who was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer (mesothelioma) after being exposed to asbestos has won his claim against the Port of London Authority.

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26 October 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Variation in NHS treatment puts lives at risk

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A new study has laid bare the dramatic gulf in the quality of NHS treatment in different parts of the UK.

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30 September 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Companies fined for serious failings involving asbestos

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A construction management company has been fined for serious breaches of health and safety laws whilst working on a construction site in one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods.

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5 August 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Payout for stroke victim left paralysed after being taken to wrong hospital

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A grandmother who suffered a serious stroke and was left paralysed after an ambulance took her to the wrong hospital, has received more than £1million in damages.

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29 June 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Tough penalties for companies who ignore new legal requirements

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Businesses have been urged to be aware of the raft of changes to company law which are set to take effect over the next 12 months.

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