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2 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Man receives £785,000.00 out of court settlement after defective saw severs fingers and damages hand

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The Claimant, a 29 year old man received £785,000.00 for the personal injuries sustained whilst operating a defective saw which kicked back causing his left hand to be taken in towards the blade of the saw, causing him to sustain an amputation of his left hand below the level of his little and ring finger and sustain extensive injuries to his middle and index finger.

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2 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for ICI worker for fatal Mesothelioma initially diagnosed as asbestosis settles for £80K

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Ronald J worked at ICI Billingham from 1954 until his retirement in the 1980’s. He started work as a general pump maintenance worker, latterly becoming a plant hire supervisor. His work regularly brought him into contact with airborne asbestos dust, and entailed checking pump housing oil and water pump levels and general duties such as cleaning work areas, particularly after maintenance and repair work was carried out.

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11 May 2017 0 Comments Posted in Family, Family, For life, Life

You say potato – solving some of the confusion about terms used in family law

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We understand that legal issues around relationships can be worrying and confusing. There’s also a great deal of terminology that is commonly used but actually completely wrong or outdated. If you’re trying to search online for help that can make it even more difficult for you to find what you need. This blog sets out some of the things that people say, and what the really mean!

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Economic Question Time 2017

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Following on from the previous years’ success, we will once again join forces with HSBC Commercial Bank to host Economic Question Time events in Bath, Oxford and Swindon in June. We will also be joined by local partners Bishop Fleming in Bath, Morris Owen in Swindon and Shaw Gibbs in Oxford, all leading accounting firms in their regions.

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31 March 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Mesothelioma claim compensation for a former technician at Monsanto Chemicals Ltd aka the Ruabon Works

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In this mesothelioma claim case, Maggie Powell,associate in our Industrial Diseases team, successfully settled a mesothelioma compensation claim for our client who had been exposed to asbestos when working at Monsanto Chemicals Ltd aka the Ruabon Works in North Wales.

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

£230,000 in compensation for the family of a former Swindon Railway Works apprentice

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In this mesothelioma claim case, Jennifer Seavor, associate in our Industrial Diseases team, secured a lifetime compensation of over £230,000 for a former Swindon Railway Works apprentice, who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in early 2016.

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24 January 2017 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Katrina Hart – Paralympian & Royds Withy King sponsored athlete

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Katrina Hart Royds Withy King sponsored athlete

As specialists in the causes of brain injury, we understand how conditions like Cerebral Palsy can have a severe impact on a person’s quality of life. But we also know that despite this, when given the correct support, people with a whole range of brain injuries can go on to do amazing things and live successful and independent lives.

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22 December 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for former ship builder / metal worker settles for over £200,000 within nine months of instruction

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In this mesothelioma claim case, Jennifer Seavor, associate in our Industrial Diseases team, secured a lifetime compensation of over £200,000 for a former ship builder and metal worker.

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1 November 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Employment & HR

Transferring of confidential client data justified an employee’s dismissal

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A recruitment company discovered that one of its senior employees had transferred significant amounts of confidential client data to his personal email account.

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1 November 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Employment & HR

Redundancy process was fair and non-discriminatory

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A manufacturing company consulted Royds Withy King in relation to a restructuring of its production process. We supported the company through the restructure, from the planning stage through to the end of the implementation process.

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28 October 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Mesothelioma claim for a former prop man at Pinewood Studios settles for a six figure sum

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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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20 October 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

First Steps (Bath)

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Royds Withy King provided time for a solicitor (Jacqui Lazare) with experience of charity law to join the board of trustees of First Steps (Bath).

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