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Phoenix Solicitors Featured in Love Wirral Magazine (Issue 91)

Fill out a claim form here or call our team on 0151 306 3694 to discuss your circumstances. We offer a free initial consultation with our solicitors. If we advise that you may have a claim, then we will offer a no win, no fee agreement, which means you do not have to pay anything upfront or if your claim is unsuccessful. Upon success of your claim, you will receive 100% of your compensation. For [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Charities, Solicitors|Comments Off on Phoenix Solicitors Featured in Love Wirral Magazine (Issue 91)

83-year-old Woman Was Refused Treatment

83-year-old woman was refused treatment because she’s too old Susan Halbert, 83-years-old, fell outside her house in Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire. She broke her arm in two areas. After paramedics where called, the pensioner was taken to Glasgow’s New Victoria Hospital. In the minor injury unit, she was greeted by a receptionist who informed her that she could not be treated as she was over 65-years-old, Mrs Halbert told the Daily Mail Online. Both Mrs Mrs [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Medical Negligence|Comments Off on 83-year-old Woman Was Refused Treatment

Baby Boy Died Because of Hospital Neglect

Baby boy died because of hospital neglect On 26 September, Louise Davies, 36, was due to have a caesarean at 39 weeks at the Basildon Hospital in Essex. Her scans showed that the baby was in the breach position. In the morning, she was given a scan and changed into a surgical gown. By 2.30pm, she was informed that the operating theatre was available, however there was not enough staff to look after her and [...]

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Car Component Manufacturer Fined After Workers Suffer Burns

Car component manufacturer fined £1 million after workers suffer burns Delphi Diesel Systems Limited, a commercial vehicle and car component manufacturer, was fined after two workers suffered significant burns. On 11 July 2017, two company employees were burned by flammable chemical vapour. The chemical, used to clean the distillation tank part of a component washer, caused an explosion upon being ignited. The employees suffered major burns. One of the workers was so severely injured, they [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Accident, Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Car Component Manufacturer Fined After Workers Suffer Burns

Donation to Hoylake RNLI

Donation to Hoylake RNLI (The photograph shows our Social Media and Marketing Executive, Natalia Grelewska, presenting a voucher to Harry Jones, the Mechanic/Coxswain for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Hoylake. The image was taken outside the RNLI Hoylake Lifeboat Station.) On the 23rd August, our social media and marketing executive gave a £50 Andre’s Restaurant voucher to Harry Jones, the Mechanic/Coxswain for the Hoylake Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The voucher was a donation [...]

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Companies Fined After Worker Injured In Fall

Companies fined after worker was injured due to a fall from height Fall from height is one of the most common type of accidents at work. Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) report revealed another case of a construction worker falling through a roof. On 23 January 2018, an employee of Zamperoni F.lli srl, an Italian Construction company, was working at Bifrangi UK site in Lincoln. While refurbishing roof structure of a shed, the worker stepped [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Compensation, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Companies Fined After Worker Injured In Fall

Doctors Sterilised a Mother Without Her Consent

Doctors sterilised a mother without her consent Sterilisation is a life changing decision that should be thought through and happen out of your own free will. This is not the experience Lindsey Clark described to the Sunday Mirror. During two pregnancies, Ms Clark suffered from pre-eclampsia. Some pregnant women experience this life-threatening condition, usually after 20 weeks of pregnancy or soon after the birth. Early-signs can include hypertension and proteinuria. Further signs can be diagnosed [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Doctors Sterilised a Mother Without Her Consent

NHS Hospital Fails To Meet Sepsis Targets

Hospital in Dudley fails to meet the 60min sepsis target An inspection at the Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley has found that the hospital does not meet the 60min target for screening of sepsis and antibiotic administration. This comes as an enormous issue as the chances of improvement fall drastically if the treatment is not started promptly. This inspection come after a previous investigation over 54 deaths which took place between December 2017 and June [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on NHS Hospital Fails To Meet Sepsis Targets

Donation to The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

Donation to The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity (The photograph shows our Director, Alisha Butler, presenting a cheque for £500 to Elspeth Wilson, the Fundraising Manager for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity. The image was taken outside The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.) Last month, we hosted a raffle and raised £500 for charity. On the 8th August, our director presented the £500 cheque to Elspeth Wilson, the Fundraising Manager for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity. “The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Charities|Comments Off on Donation to The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

Flight Delays And Your Right To Compensation

Extension to the EU Regulation 261/04 and what does it mean for you There has been some big news for travellers in the recent posts on Travel Weekly and Smarter Travel. European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on Thursday, 11th July, that European Union airlines selling tickets to locations outside the EU on non-EU partner carriers are still required to provide compensation to passengers if a flight is significantly delayed. This is a major [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Compensation, Solicitors|Comments Off on Flight Delays And Your Right To Compensation

Legionella Outbreak At Health Spa

Legionella outbreak at a health spa. It seems like bacteria outbreaks are more common as of late. First the listeria outbreak, now we hear from the Daily Mil Online about a legionella outbreak and this time it is a health spa at the centre of the scandal. The Healax Salt Caves in Bournemouth, Dorset, had to be closed while workman investigate a legionella outbreak. Over a period of 18 days, 39 spa visitors fell ill, [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Compensation, Solicitors|Comments Off on Legionella Outbreak At Health Spa

Couple’s All-Inclusive Holiday Ruined

Couple’s all-inclusive holiday was ruined by dreadful food With summer in full swing, many people will be enjoying the hot weather and going on holiday. Some will have a brilliant time away but not everyone will be able to enjoy themselves. In the case of two holidaymakers, their vacation was filled with subpar service and repulsive food. Luke Whatley, 26, and his girlfriend Hannah Coughlin, 22, went on TUI holiday to Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. The [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Compensation|Comments Off on Couple’s All-Inclusive Holiday Ruined
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