New Figures Published Regarding Hospital Sepsis Deaths

New figures published today show that there has been a significant increase in deaths related to sepsis within the hospital setting. The data suggests that there has been a rise...


The Battle Of Wills – Payne v Payne (2018)

A last Will and testament is one of the most important documents that an individual will complete during their lifetime. It dictates where all of a person’s worldly possessions will...


Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney

The recent case of NHS Trust v Y 2018 UKSC 46 has highlighted the importance of a health and welfare Lasting Power of Attorney. In this case, the UK Supreme...


Rise In Serious Incidents Involving Sub-Optimal Care

It has recently been reported that an increasing number of critically ill patients are suffering harm as a result of inadequate care provided by NHS staff. The number of ‘serious incidents’...


What You Might Not Know About Personal Injury Claims

We constantly read in the news about the ‘compensation culture’ and fraudulent claims. It is important to highlight however that compensation is not paid simply because someone suffers a personal...


Women and Equalities Committee Report On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Since the allegations of sexual harassment in the entertainment world came to light in October last year, the rise in allegations across all sectors of society and the momentum of...


Sir Cliff Richard & The BBC – A Fair Balance Between Press Freedom and Personal Privacy?

Sir Cliff Richard has been in the news lately after having won a significant award of damages in a claim against the BBC and South Yorkshire Police. The superstar was...


Nelsons Acting For Over 40 Claimants Who Suffered Abuse At Aston Hall Hospital

Nelsons’ Personal Injury Associate Dianne Collins is acting on behalf of over 40 Claimants who were admitted, as children, to Aston Hall Hospital in Derby in the 1960’s/70’s. Aston Hall...


Court Of Appeal Ruling On National Minimum Wage: Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake

This week employers in the care sector have been able to breathe a sigh of relief following a decision by the Court of Appeal that sleeping on-call workers are not...


What Is Collaborative Law?

Collaborative law allows separating and divorcing couples to work together with their respective solicitors to find an amicable solution to the issues that they face when parting ways without the...


Strike Action In Schools

There have been a few news items recently in relation to possible strike action, which could affect a large number of staff, students, governing bodies and school leaders in schools...


Challenges From Beneficiaries & Conflicts – The Risks For Executors

Taking on the role of an estate executor can present challenges and sometimes the stance taken by beneficiaries can exacerbate this. This can happen in a number of ways. The...