Negligence Of Nottingham Care Home Causes Death Of Husband & Father

Nelsons represented Mrs G to investigate a clinical negligence claim against Gregory Court Care Home Nottingham (part of The Disabilities Trust) following the death of her husband, Mr G, whilst...


Inquest Found That Baby Kaylan Coates Death Could & Should Have Been Avoided

In January 2021, Nelsons assisted Hayley Coates at a five day inquest concerning the death of her baby son, Kaylan, who died at just seven days old. The Coroner concluded...


Compensation Awarded For Bladder Injury Caused During Routine Hysterectomy

Nelsons represented Ms F in a claim against Royal Derby Hospital (part of University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust) for injuries she sustained following a negligently performed...


Coronavirus Crisis & Child Arrangements Orders – Updated Guidance For Separated Parents

At the start of lockdown, the Government guidance was clear – we all had to ‘stay at home’, ‘protect the NHS’ and ‘save lives’. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has...


Newborn Baby Dies Because Ambulance Fails To Attend On Time

Nelsons represented Ms Z in a claim for the death of her newborn baby daughter after an ambulance took too long to arrive. Ms Z aged 25 was pregnant with...


Disputing Deputyship Applications

When a loved one has lost capacity, but has not executed a Lasting Power of Attorney, nobody has the power to manage that person’s finances or make decisions concerning their...


Time Limits In Inheritance Act Claims – Sargeant v Sargeant & Anor

A recent case in the High Court has highlighted the importance for potential beneficiaries to act quickly should they wish to challenge the contents of a party’s Will under the...


Disputed Probate Claims – Who Will Pay My Costs?

When advising on disputed probate claims, our Inheritance Disputes team have frequently heard people talking about costs coming “from the estate” at the end of the case. The reality is...


Trusts Are Marvel-lous…

Comic book and movie fans around the world have this week mourned the unfortunate loss of Stan Lee. Stan amassed significant wealth with his comic books and movies, including Spider-Man,...


Constructive Trust – Bhusate v Patel & Others

The High Court has recently provided clarification in respect of a common intention Constructive Trust should an individual die without a Will. A Constructive Trust occurs where it would be...


Promises, Promises…

If you are in the position that a clear promise was made to you during your lifetime in respect of either property or assets, the case of Habberfield v Habberfield [2018]...


Don’t Dismay, The Estate Will Pay?

It is a commonly held misconception that adverse costs arising out of a probate dispute will be paid by the deceased’s estate. Whereas this is true in some circumstances, the...