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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

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 |2019-05-09T13:01:40+00:00May 9th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Housing Disrepair, Legal, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on Homeless Family Left in Cockroach Infested Homes

Homeless Disabled Woman Left in Unsuitable Accommodation by Council

A previously homeless, disabled woman was left in unsuitable accommodation by the council. As reported by The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman website, a woman was given a temporary accommodation after experiencing homelessness and sleeping in an airport. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea provided the disabled woman with an unsuitable, temporary fourth [...]

By |2019-05-09T12:45:12+00:00May 9th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Legal, Rent, Solicitors|Comments Off on Homeless Disabled Woman Left in Unsuitable Accommodation by Council

Have you been affected by Japanese Knotweed?

HAVE YOU BEEN AFFECTED BY JAPANESE KNOTWEED? Japanese knotweed is a large perineal plant that can grown 4 inches per day during the summer. Because of its rapid growth it was been known to damage building structures and substructures by targeting week points such as cracks in masonry and attempting to grow through them. It [...]

By |2018-07-10T08:49:28+00:00July 10th, 2018|Accident, Claim, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Solicitors|Comments Off on Have you been affected by Japanese Knotweed?

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

Australia bans the use of controversial Vaginal Mesh surgery

Australia has recently banned the use of the controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery treatment – TVT (tension-free vaginal tape surgery) as many who have received the treatment have been left with crippling pain and discomfort. Vaginal Mesh Surgery or TVT, (tension-free vaginal tape surgery) is where a piece of mesh is placed into the vagina [...]

By |2018-03-06T15:09:03+00:00December 4th, 2017|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Australia bans the use of controversial Vaginal Mesh surgery

Necrotising Fasciitis

Necrotising soft tissue infections are a highly dangerous type of skin and soft tissue disease that requires early and aggressive surgical debridement and antimicrobial management. Clinical features often include wound pain, a foul watery discharge, skin blistering, and rapid progression. The appearances of the skin wound may initially seem not to support the seriousness of [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:10:35+00:00November 9th, 2017|Clinical Negligence, Hospitals, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Necrotising Fasciitis

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?