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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 |2019-05-09T13:06:29+00:00May 9th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Many Hospitals Not Meeting A&E Targets

Has your solicitor taken too much?

Has your solicitor taken too much? Why your solicitor may not be entitled to deduct 25% of your damages. Since April 2013, the Government changed the rules around Solicitors costs and their success fees. Without getting too technical, it allowed Solicitors to deduct up to 25% of people's damages; to cover the loss of [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:24:38+00:00January 29th, 2018|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Solicitors|Comments Off on Has your solicitor taken too much?

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Pays £12m in Negligence Bills Annually The Liverpool Women’s Hospital faces huge compensation claim pay-outs as the number of women receiving negligent treatment grows. Shocking new figures have been released this week reflecting the huge amount of compensation claims that are paid out annually due to Medical Negligence. Because the Women’s [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:30:30+00:00January 17th, 2018|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Negligence Claims against Property Solicitors

Excessive Ground Rent may become the next PPI scandal. Claims against Housing Developers and Property Solicitors are on the increase and look to continue to rise as the issue surrounding leasehold ground rent becomes more prevalent. These claims involve those people who purchased leasehold properties with ground rents that can double in a short space [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:10:42+00:00September 13th, 2017|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Ground Rent, leaseholds, Legal, PPI Scandal, Professional Negligence, Rent|Comments Off on Negligence Claims against Property Solicitors

Are Solicitors to Blame for Increased Costs?

This week the National Audit Office (NAO) has advised the government that, following a nine month review, they must make changes to the way in which clinical negligence claims are dealt with, the amount of costs payable and most importantly to clients the amount of compensation paid in the higher value claims. What does not [...]

By |2017-11-28T12:04:37+00:00September 8th, 2017|Accident, Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Are Solicitors to Blame for Increased Costs?