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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

NHS Nurse Staged Crash For Cash Scam

NHS nurse staged ‘crash for cash’ scam to receive claim compensation. The term ‘crash for cash’ refers to people deliberately crashing into other vehicles or submitting false accident claims, says RAC. Their goal is to receive as much money as possible from the fraud. These scammers do not only receive money they are not entitled [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:56:27+00:00June 7th, 2019|Accident, Legal, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on NHS Nurse Staged Crash For Cash Scam

Accident at Work Led To Devastating Injuries

An accident at work led to devastating injuries for a worker. On 10 February 2017, an employee of Aylescott Feeds and Driers Ltd needed to unblock a feed pellet press. He first turned it off before attempting to unblock it, when suddenly the machine started up again. As a result, Ross Standen’s hand caught in [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:59:23+00:00May 31st, 2019|Accident, Claim, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Accident at Work Led To Devastating Injuries

Recycling Firm Fined Over Employee Death

Liverpool recycling company fined £120,000 after death of their employee. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued a press release after an employee of a Liverpool recycling company was crushed to death at work. On 24 May 2017, Centriforce Products Limited of Errington Works, Derby Road, Bootle received a delivery of waste plastic bales. [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:59:15+00:00May 26th, 2019|Claim, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Recycling Firm Fined Over Employee Death

Employee Sustained Serious Injury at Printing Company

Employee sustained a serious injury at a tinplate printing company. Accidents at work are not rare and can often lead to serious injuries. One such case can be noted on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website. On 19 June 2017, a Tinmasters Swansea Limited’s employee was working at Afon Works, Bryntywod, Swansea. Whilst attempting [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:59:05+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Claim, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Employee Sustained Serious Injury at Printing Company

Construction Worker Suffers Serious Injury

An employee of a construction company experiences serious injury at work.   The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website features another incident of a serious injury at work in their May 2019 press release. The incident happened on 2 May 2017, in Louth, Lincolnshire. A Foundations and Buildings Ltd’s employee was constructing the roof of [...]

By |2019-05-18T12:14:51+00:00May 18th, 2019|Accident, Claim, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Construction Worker Suffers Serious Injury

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