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12 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£85,000 settlement for fatally negligent failure to monitor aortic stenosis

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In this very sad case, a claim was brought by the widow of a patient who had experienced negligent treatment of aortic stenosis. To protect the family’s privacy, here we will refer to him as P.

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9 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for family following mum’s death from exposure to asbestos from her late husband’s work clothes

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Our specialist asbestos claims team was contacted by Mrs Brookes’s family following her diagnosis of mesothelioma. Mrs Brookes had mild dementia and at the time of our visit, Mrs Brookes did not know of her diagnosis due to the upset it would have caused her. We attended Mrs Brookes at home to speak to her regarding her recollections of her husband’s work and asbestos. Despite how unwell she was, Mrs Brookes was ale to give us some information.

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5 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Claim settled for partial tongue removal against Bristol hospital Trust

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Kerstin Scheel relays the details of a claim involving a client whose tongue had to be removed following a delay in treatment of macroglossia (a swelling or enlargement of the tongue).

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5 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Claim settled for infection contracted prior to brain surgery under North Bristol NHS Trust’s care

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Kerstin Scheel details a settled claim involving a client who sustained brain damage from an infection contracted during hospital treatment for epilepsy.

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2 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

The Brexit effect…. on trade marks

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Intellectual-property

With the end of the transition period fast approaching, it is not long until the UK falls outside the scope of the EU trade mark system. The Withdrawal Agreement contains specific provisions relating to intellectual property rights and whilst domestic UK trade marks will be unchanged, EU Trade Mark (EUTM) holders should be aware of how their trade mark rights will be affected.

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21 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Claim settled for significant maternal injuries against Bristol hospital Trust

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Kerstin Scheel details a recent claim against a Bristol hospital Trust for significant maternal injuries including vaginal and perineal tears, some of which required a blood transfusion.

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19 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Fatal mesothelioma claim settles for £298,000 just one week before the Assessment of Damages hearing.

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Helen Childs, Head of our specialist Industrial Disease claims team, details a recent successful case involving a claim for mesothelioma.

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19 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Damages for family of Brymbo Steelworks Pitman diagnosed with asbestosis

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Royds Withy King, were instructed by the family of Mr J in September 2017, a year after he had passed away from asbestosis.

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29 September 2020 0 Comments Posted in Real Estate, Retail & Leisure

What does the last quarter of 2020 hold for retailers? Some signs of hope perhaps?

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It’s the September quarter day and an important day for retailers as, for many, the next quarter’s rent will be due to their landlords. However, as the Government recently extended its moratorium on the recovery of commercial rents until the end of the year landlords may not have high hopes of being paid today.

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23 September 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

£140,000 mesothelioma payment secured within six weeks.

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Helen Childs explains how her and her specialist mesothelioma claims team successfully sought £140,000 for a client whose health is rapidly declining.

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21 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Over £270k in damages for 62-year-old runner who was hit by a car and sustained a life-changing brain injury

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Tracy Norris-Evans and Rosie Hodgetts, from our Personal Injury team, recently secured significant compensation for a man whose life was changed after he was hit by a car in 2014.

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Royds Withy King advises Fidelius on simultaneous M&A transactions

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Royds Withy King have advised long time client, £1.5bn asset under management wealth management group Fidelius Financial Holdings on a complex deal leading to the creation of a powerful new strategic partnership with Pacific Asset Management (PAM), the core asset management business of Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments.

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