I Have Suffered a Personal Injury; What Do I Do?

April 27th 2022 | personal injury

Personal injuries, however caused, are by their very nature unexpected. Of course the most important thing to do in the first instance is to make sure you seek out appropriate medical help and treatment. But where you need to seek recompense for the loss you suffer as a result of read more...

Personal Injury Damages: The Dishonest Bungee Jumper v Inconsistent Slipper

January 19th 2021 | personal injury

Most Personal Injury lawyers will approach a client’s damages on the most reasonably optimistic basis, on the documentation and medical evidence available. The insurers will almost always argue lower figures are more appropriate on certain aspects of the claim. Certainly, one should be realistic and sensible when considering offers of read more...

Covid-19 Claims and Compensation

April 21st 2020 | personal injury

I am sorry to have to write a piece like this via media with the Coronavirus having taken many loved ones away from us. Could this have been avoided in some cases? Should the state intervene and provide compensation to families of nurses and doctors who have lost their lives read more...

Surgery, Clinical Negligence, and The Need for Informed Consent

August 20th 2019 | personal injury

It has been four years since the decision made in Montgomery . Mrs Montgomery was a diabetic and became pregnant. The mother carried a risk of a larger than average baby as a result and there was a higher risk of shoulder dislocation occurring during labour which posed a significant read more...

Commercial Lease Renewal and Terminations under the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act

May 2nd 2019 | dispute resolution

Richard Harriman, a Partner in our Litigation Department who deals with residential and commercial property disputes writes: “Does a tenant of business premises have security of tenure?  The answer depends upon the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“The 1954 Act”).  There are two elements to the security provided:- Automatic continuation read more...

Can a Contract Be Varied Orally?

March 26th 2019 | dispute resolution

Not if the contract contains a "no oral variation" clause! In the recent case of Rock Advertising Ltd v. MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited, the House of Lords agreed that a contractual licence for a rented office between the parties, which stated that any variations must be signed and in read more...

Rights of Forfeiture and The Importance of Reading Leases Carefully

February 27th 2019 | dispute resolution

The recent case of Andrew Toms v Marilyn Ruberry is an interesting one; it illustrates why you should give careful consideration to the contents of the forfeiture provisions of a lease before taking enforcement action.  This case shows the importance of interpreting the right of re-entry and forfeiture clause in read more...

Somatic Symptom Disorder

September 6th 2018 | personal injury

Somatic Symptom Disorder, formerly known as Somatoform Disorder, which manifest as the physical symptoms that suggest illness or injury. In people who have been diagnosed with a Somatic Symptom Disorder, the person’s symptoms cannot be explained. The diagnosis of Somatic Symptom Disorder requires that the person has reoccurring somatic complaints read more...
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