The Perception Of The ‘No Win, No Fee’ Solicitor

There seems to be a perception by some members of society that solicitors who operate on a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis are in some way ‘disreputable’, preying on other’s...


Government Publishes First Of Its Kind National Strategy To Tackle Child Sexual Abuse

On Friday (22nd January), the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, published the ‘Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Strategy’ which has been designed to better protect children from all forms of child sexual...


Whiplash Reforms – Delayed Until May 2021

It has been confirmed that the long awaited reforms to whiplash injuries, which were first proposed back in 2015, have been delayed by a month and will now come into...


Unprecedented Wait Times For Ambulances

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has said this week that the number of hours ambulances spent waiting to offload patients in parts of England is “off the scale”. BBC...


Long Waiting Lists For NHS Treatment 100 Times Higher Than Before Covid-19

It has been reported this month that the number of patients in England who are waiting more than a year for routine hospital care is now 100 times higher than...


Recent Report Into Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust Maternity Services

The report into Maternity Services at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS (SaTH) Trust released on Thursday, 10th December made for very difficult reading. The interim report lists numerous traumatic and...


Nottingham Hospitals Maternity Services Found To Be ‘Inadequate’

Recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections has found that the maternity units at both of Nottingham’s main hospitals were inadequate. The CQC conducted unannounced inspections at the maternity wards of...


John Howell MP Proposes New Bill Allowing Parties To Offer An Apology Without Admitting Liability

During a legal dispute, often a party will not want to offer a formal apology through fear that it will be treated as an admission of liability. However, under a...


World AIDS Day 2020

The 1st of December every year is World AIDS Day, which is an awareness campaign that was founded in 1988 and was the first global health day. World AIDS Day...


Birth Injuries – Impacted Head Caesarean Section Claims

Research shows that approximately one in four women give birth by caesarean section and about five in a hundred of these operations are done near the end of labour when...


Report Shows That Car Insurers Have Failed To Pass On Savings To Motorists

According to a recent report and article from Mike Benner, Chief Executive of APIL (the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers), during the coronavirus pandemic the cost of personal injury claims...


The Importance Of An Inquest

The importance of the inquest process cannot be underestimated. Where a loved one has died and the cause is unclear or there is reason to suspect something other than natural...