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Homeowner Discovers More Than 400 Faults in his New-Build Property

Homeowner discovers more than 400 faults in his new-build property. Buying a new build home can be incredibly exciting. Many future owners dream of having a new house and a fresh start. However, it is easy to get caught up in the fantasy and not realise the issues that come with many new-build houses. Joe [...]

By |2019-07-15T19:53:20+00:00July 15th, 2019|Compensation, Housing Disrepair|Comments Off on Homeowner Discovers More Than 400 Faults in his New-Build Property

Listeria Outbreak Claims More Lives and the NHS Reveals Affected Hospitals.

Listeria outbreak claims more lives and the NHS reveals affected hospitals. Following the initial announcement of the listeria outbreak, the Public Health England have released a full list of hospitals which were supplied products from the Good Food Chain. The government agency refused to give up the hospital names at the beginning but caved after [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:17:20+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Listeria Outbreak Claims More Lives and the NHS Reveals Affected Hospitals.

CMA Investigates Mis-selling of Leasehold Properties

CMA investigates mis-selling of leasehold properties Despite the initial refusal, the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has finally began to investigate possible mis-selling in the leasehold property market, reports The Times and The Daily Mail online. This decision was made after up to 100,000 families were left with crippling ground rents. The investigation is looking [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:13:31+00:00June 21st, 2019|Compensation, leaseholds, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on CMA Investigates Mis-selling of Leasehold Properties

Millions of UK Consumers Could Claim Compensation from Mastercard

Millions of UK consumers could claim compensation from Mastercard Two years ago, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) rejected Walter Merricks’ claim against Mastercard. Mr Merricks, 73, has taken legal actions against Mastercard on behalf of consumers. The former financial ombudsman argues that 46 million UK consumers paid higher prices in shops between 1992 and 2008 [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:13:19+00:00June 18th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Solicitors|Comments Off on Millions of UK Consumers Could Claim Compensation from Mastercard

Listeria Outbreak Resulted in Deaths

Listeria outbreak resulted in deaths. Three out of six seriously ill patients died at the Aintree University Hospital and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trusts, following a listeria outbreak. The Daily Mail online has reported that the outbreak has been linked to The Good Food Chain’s sandwich and salads supplied at the 43 NHS trusts in [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:05:15+00:00June 13th, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Listeria Outbreak Resulted in Deaths

Home Lip Filler Procedure Goes Wrong

At-home Lip filler procedure sends a Manchester woman to hospital. Before getting a cosmetic procedure, it is important to do your research about the treatment and possible risks. Manchester Evening News reported a story in April 2019 that is a great example of what can happen when you receive subpar service. A 29-year-old Christina Burton [...]

By |2019-06-10T20:42:25+00:00June 10th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Medical, Solicitors|Comments Off on Home Lip Filler Procedure Goes Wrong

Two Employees Suffered Serious Accidents at Work

Two employees suffered work accident at the same company. Repeated incidents of workers’ injury can often occur when a company neglects to improve their safety measure, even after one accident has already taken place. Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) press release about a joinery exposes a company that did not take the safety of its [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:56:37+00:00June 1st, 2019|Accident, Compensation, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Two Employees Suffered Serious Accidents at Work

Many Hospitals Not Meeting A&E Targets

Many hospitals do not meet the 95% target of treating A&E patients within the four-hour period. Recently revealed statistics reported in a Daily Mail Online article have shown that English hospitals only manage to see about 84.2% of their patients in the A&E four-hour time limit. This makes it a lowest figure yet. February 2019 [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:58:51+00:00May 15th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Many Hospitals Not Meeting A&E Targets

Homeless Family Left in Cockroach Infested Homes

London council left a homeless family in a cockroach-infested, dirty and mouldy houses. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman have published a report about an incident where London Borough of Haringey placed a homeless family in two properties and did not correctly handled the disrepair issues present. At their first property, the family reported [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:58:37+00:00May 12th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Housing Disrepair, Legal, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on Homeless Family Left in Cockroach Infested Homes

Holidaymaker Infected with Salmonella in Turkey

British holidaymaker infected with salmonella after staying at a Turkish hotel. A 51-year-old woman from Darlington decided to take a week-long holiday away with her husband, unaware that her supposedly luxurious Turkish hotel experience would end up causing her so much grief. Starting from May 20, the holidaymaker stayed at the Paloma Foresta Resort and [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:19:09+00:00May 7th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Hospitals, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Holidaymaker Infected with Salmonella in Turkey