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Mum Tragically Dies After Breast Surgery

Mum died after breast surgery Louise Harvey, 36, had a tummy tuck and breast surgery at Transform Cosmetic Surgery clinic in London, reported BBC News. Miss Harvey decided to have two operations at once as she was advised by the clinic that the overall cost would be cheaper if done together. Following the three-hour operation, Miss Harvey was sent home two days later, on 17 June 2018. She was scheduled for a follow-up appointment on [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Mum Tragically Dies After Breast Surgery

Woman Received £3.2m Compensation After Operation Delay

Woman received £3.2m compensation after operation delay A woman received £3.2m compensation following a delay in treating her eye condition which left her permanently blind, reported the BBC news. The mum, in her 30s, started noticing her eyesight worsening, which prompted her first visit to the optician in June 2016, at which point she was diagnosed with glaucoma. The mother of three was referred to Southampton Eye Hospital, prescribed eyedrops and informed that follow-up appointments [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Clinical Negligence, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Woman Received £3.2m Compensation After Operation Delay

New Ferry Explosion Meeting

Find Out More About The Latest New Ferry Explosion Meeting Here On 24 October 2019, Alisha Butler and Mariam Bibi attended a meeting at Windsor House in New Ferry to give advice to residents on claiming compensation, following the prosecution of Pascal Blasio for causing the explosion in March 2017. On 23 October 2019, Pascal Blasio was given 28 years in total for causing the explosion and the community were finally informed that the [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Accident, Personal Injury|Comments Off on New Ferry Explosion Meeting

CILEx Paralegal Apprentices

Introducing our CILEx Paralegal Apprentices... In September 2019, four members of our staff started their CILEx Paralegal Apprenticeships. The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executive lawyers, other legal practitioners and paralegals. CILEX Law School provides a range of apprenticeships, including the Paralegal Apprenticeships. The Paralegal Apprenticeship was developed as part of the government’s Trailblazer initiative and is available on the Institute for Apprenticeship’s website. [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on CILEx Paralegal Apprentices

Company Fined £1m After Worker Died

Company fined £1m after worker died A building company, Cemex UK Operations Limited, has been fined after an employee died from being struck by a centering machine lifting mast. On 13 May 2017, James Brownlie was carrying out maintenance and repair work on a dry sided conveyor in Scotland. Part of the conveyor ran under a centering machine. At the time, the machine was not isolated and the light beam between the reflector and the [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Professional Negligence, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Company Fined £1m After Worker Died

Council House With Inch Wide Cracks

Council house with inch wide cracks Recent BBC news article has shown an example of how problematic the council housing can be. In the article, David Boase, a council tenant, explains that the house he has been living in for 6 years has "inch-wide" cracks outside and inside the home. He described the property as "neither safe nor secure". (Quoted from the BBC News article) Mr Boase said that the situation at the Swindon end-of-terrace [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Housing Disrepair|Comments Off on Council House With Inch Wide Cracks

Thousands Affected By Arrowe Park Ultrasound Machines

Pregnant women at Arrowe Park were scanned by ultrasound machines that had not been serviced in years. The Liverpool Echo has reported that thousands of pregnant women were scanned by ultrasound machines that had not been serviced in years. The Echo have been informed by a whistleblower at Arrowe Park Hospital there has been an issue with three machines at the Maternity Department. One of the ultrasound machines, used to check the development of foetuses [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Thousands Affected By Arrowe Park Ultrasound Machines

British Airways Data Breach Compensation

British Airways data breach compensation. The Daily mail has reported that British Airways (BA) customers could be able to sue the airline over a data breach. In September 2018, BA suffered a massive cyber-attack on its system. The investigation into the incident, carried out by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), found that half a million of their customers have been affected. According to the ICO, personal details were compromised by the breach, including home addresses, [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Compensation, Holiday Claims|Comments Off on British Airways Data Breach Compensation

Free Drop-in Law Clinics

We know not everyone can afford legal advice. We are here to help! Phoenix Solicitors are doing Free Drop-In Law Clinics across Wirral for those in the community who need help, guidance and support with any legal issue. If you or anyone you know needs some advice then why not drop in and speak to us about it. If you need advice on an area not mentioned in the flyer, come along anyway and [...]

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Claim, Legal, Solicitors|Comments Off on Free Drop-in Law Clinics

Wirral Mencap’s Comedy Night Sponsorship

In September, Phoenix Solicitors sponsored Wirral Mencap's Comedy Night. We sponsored two comedians, for £200 overall. On the 19th September, the challenge event saw seven first-time comedians, coached by Cameron Jones from The Comedy Trust, walk to the stage to deliver a live routine. The event was in aid of Wirral Mencap, an amazing local charity that supports people with a learning disability and their families by providing support, information and opportunities. Thanks to [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Charities|Comments Off on Wirral Mencap’s Comedy Night Sponsorship

Charles Thompson’s Mission Christmas Appeal Drop Off Point

We are happy to announce that Phoenix Solicitors are now a drop off point for Charles Thompson’s Mission Christmas Appeal. They are appealing for new toys for children and various items for the homeless. Please pack the items into rucksacks or shoeboxes. The donations need to be dropped off by 29th November, at either our West Kirby or Birkenhead office. Let's all help others and make a difference! Homeless Appeal [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Charities|Comments Off on Charles Thompson’s Mission Christmas Appeal Drop Off Point

Mersey Nurse Had No Idea She Had Sepsis

Mersey nurse had no idea she had sepsis. Nicola Ore, a nurse for Mersey Care NHS Trust, had no idea she had sepsis. Liverpool Echo reports that on 30 May 2018, Mrs Ore began to feel unwell, but reckoned she was just tired from working long hours. She took some painkillers and went to bed early. The following two days, Mrs Ore continued to work as a Clinical Lead, despite feeling unwell. The nurse had [...]

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Mersey Nurse Had No Idea She Had Sepsis
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