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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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1 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£96,950 awarded to a claimant for substandard care resulting in a sacral pressure sore

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The Claimant suffered with multiple sclerosis so had a pre-existing vulnerability to pressure sores. He was admitted to hospital with pneumonia and was treated on an acute assessment ward.

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1 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£10,000 award for delay in diagnosing and treating a heel pressure sore

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Simon Elliman secured £10,000 for a claimant who had developed a pressure ulcer on his heel whilst recuperating in hospital following hip replacement surgery. He had tried to alert staff to the pain he was feeling in his heel whilst recuperating on the ward but the staff failed to investigate the area. By the time staff removed the bandages to investigate the site the pressure sore was over 7 inches long.

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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

Registration of new charity – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

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Our Private Client team has recently assisted in the registration of a charity specialising in the support of people suffering from a rare and little understood condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

Setting up a charity

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Our Private Client team recently assisted in the creation and dual registration of a charitable company.

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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

Team help charity negotiate with executors after gift in Will

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Our client – WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation – is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. They used our Private Client team’s services for advice after they became the beneficiary of a significant gift under a Will.

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