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Royds Withy King advises on MBO at homewares distribution company – and secures new owner for Wesco distribution arm in Bath

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James Worrall Royds Withy King

The Corporate team at law firm Royds Withy King in Bath has advised on the management buyout of kitchen and furniture fitting and accessories provider LDL Components Ltd and on the subsequent acquisition of its Wesco product distribution business, for …

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Care Home Fees and the Deliberate Deprivation of Assets – Word of Warning

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Over the next 20 years the number of people aged 65 and over is estimated to increase by nearly 50%, a total of approximately 4.75 million people. This means that increasing numbers of families are having to consider the costs of paying for care at a nursing or residential home, costs which are now exceeding £1,000 on average per week.

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31 January 2018 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for Mesothelioma sufferer – a Mum who laundered her son’s work clothes who died in 2003 settled (more than) 10 years after the expiry of the limitation period.

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In this mesothelioma claim case, Helen Childs, partner and head of our Industrial Diseases team, successfully settled a claim for mesothelioma after Mr B, our client, had settled his claim for pleural plaques on a “full and final settlement” basis some years previously.

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10 January 2018 0 Comments Posted in Family, Family, Opinion

Thinking of a fresh start? – How will divorce shape your financial future?

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“During our marriage, I’ve worked part-time while looking after our children so my pension savings are much smaller than my partners. I’ve heard that women are entitled to a share of their husband’s pension on divorce. Is this true?” 

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29 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Industrial Diseases Team secures £160,000 for carpenter with mesothelioma

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Mr Hawksworth instructed Royds Withy King following his diagnosis with malignant mesothelioma.

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7 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for family of deceased carpenter with asbestos-related cancer

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Royds Withy King were instructed by the family of Mr B who had recently passed away from malignant mesothelioma.

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7 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for Army serviceman for mesothelioma

Posted by , Senior Associate

In July 2016 our specialist asbestos disease solicitor, Jennifer Seavor, was instructed by Mr T who had been diagnosed with sarcomatoid mesothelioma in May 2016.

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20 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Case update – admission of liability secured in GBS brain injury case

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Kerstin Kubiak, partner in Royds Withy King’s specialist medical negligence department, secured an admission of liability for a 19-year-old’s brain injury, suffered following a delay in diagnosis of his Group B Strep infection.

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19 September 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Pipefitter’s asbestosis claim settles for £15,000 on a provisional damages basis

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In this asbestosis claim case, our Industrial Diseases team secured provisional damages of £15,000 for a former pipefitter diagnosed with asbestosis.

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29 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£8,700,000 awarded for oxygen deprivation during birth

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Kerstin Kubiak acted for J, a 20 year man who suffered oxygen deprivation during his birth as a result of the hospital medical staff failing to react to a deterioration in his heart rate during labour and failing to undertake an immediate forceps delivery.

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29 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£11,400,000 for negligent failure to proceed to a caesarean section

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Tracy Norris-Evans, a highly experienced Partner in the firm, represented the Claimant. The Claimant who was one of twins, should have been delivered by elective caesarean section, rather than attempting a natural delivery and during the course of the delivery there was a negligent failure to proceed to a caesarean section earlier and negligence in attempting an instrumental delivery.

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