Beauty Treatments, Tattoos & Piercing Injury Claims

When receiving any beauty treatment, tattoo or piercing, it is important to be aware of any health risks that might be involved. Suffering an injury as a result of a...


Kinship Care In A State Of Crisis According To Grandparents Plus

A recent survey published by charity, Grandparents Plus, has reported that kinship care in the UK is in a state of chaos and confusion due to the way in which...


The Taboo Of Pregnancy & Infant Loss – Let’s Talk About It

It is a taboo subject isn’t it, talking about early or late miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, termination on serious medical grounds, stillbirth or infant death? Here in the Clinical Negligence team...


What Is Double Value & Double Rent?

When a commercial tenant remains in a property after the day on which its contractual tenancy has ended, landlords may be able to penalise the tenant, financially, for remaining in...


Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

Often completely unpreventable, sadly, the death of a baby is not a rare event. It can happen to anyone. Unfortunately, at Nelsons, we often see clients who have suffered the...


Bad Blood? Taylor Swift’s “Lover” Application Refused

Whether you’re a fan of her music or not, you cannot deny that Taylor Swift is not only a very successful singer songwriter but that she is also an astute...


Birth Injury Claims

It might be the case that you experienced a very uneventful ‘textbook’ pregnancy, were perfectly healthy and expected that the delivery of your baby would be much the same. However,...


Battle Of The Siblings Over The Validity Of Their Late Mother’s Will

Like with many inheritance disputes, the case of Rea v Rea concerned a dispute between siblings over the validity of their late mother’s last Will. Rea v Rea Factual background...


The Collapse Of Thomas Cook – Employees’ Rights To Payment

On 23 September 2019, it was announced that Thomas Cook had entered compulsory liquidation after the Court granted a winding up order which will subsequently lead to the company being...


Number Of Divorce Petitions Drops

According to statistics released by the Ministry of Justice, divorce petitions have fallen by 13% from April to June this year in comparison to 2018. There were 28,144 divorce petitions...


Whistleblowing – Reasonable Belief In Public Interest

In cases concerning whistleblowing (protected disclosures), it is sufficient for the employee to have a reasonable belief that the disclosure is in the public interest? This is illustrated by the...


Injury To Feelings Award

In successful claims for discrimination and for detrimental treatment after whistle blowing, the Tribunal can award damages for injury to feelings. The level of compensation is set out in bandings...