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Cycling related injury compensation – how much can I claim?

Posted on May 30th 2023

Why are cyclists so vulnerable on our roads? Cyclists are one of the most vulnerable group of road users because: Cyclists cannot manoeuvre as quickly as other vehicles so they often cannot avoid accidents Cyclists can be difficult to see, especially by larger vehicles like...

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When Spinal Cord Injury or Associated Conditions are Caused by Negligent Medical Treatment

Posted on May 10th 2023

Every four hours someone is paralysed by a spinal cord injury in the UK. Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day is observed annually on May 14th to raise the profile of people with spinal cord injuries in the UK and educate the public on its impact,...

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Work Place Injuries – Top Tips for Keeping Safe at Work

Posted on April 24th 2023

According to the most recent Health and Safety Executive figures for Great Britain, 61,713 employee injuries were reported in 2021/2022 and 123 workers were killed in work-related accidents. There are many Health and Safety Laws and Regulations in place to help reduce the risk of...

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Personal Injury Trusts: What you need to know

Posted on April 18th 2023

There are many challenges to face if you have been seriously injured in an accident. Just dealing with your injuries and the rehabilitation required to get your life back on track can be difficult enough. If you take legal action to recover compensation, it can...

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Oliver & Co win further considerable asbestos disease compensation for a client whose health had deteriorated

Posted on March 20th 2023

  Settling the initial claim against Beeston Boilers Limited Mr E had been diagnosed with a benign asbestos-related pleural effusion with diffuse pleural thickening following exposure to asbestos whilst working for Beeston Boilers Limited (later known as Colombo Limited). He was working in a factory...

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Chester solicitor secures a settlement in excess of £1.9 million for a client involved in an accident at work

Posted on November 28th 2022

Maria Pilkington, a solicitor in our Personal Injury team has secured a settlement in excess of £1.9 million in damages as compensation for a client who was involved in an accident at work.  Our client who is in his thirties sustained a significant crush injury...

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Mandatory mediation: The future is here

Posted on November 14th 2022

By Jessica Bowler, Paralegal, Industrial Disease Department What is mediation? Mediation is a process whereby parties in dispute over a matter will come together on a voluntary basis, with the aid of a trained mediator, to attempt to resolve the issue between them in a...

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Oliver & Co ranked in Legal 500

Posted on September 29th 2022

A proud day for Oliver & Co – recognised for its talent and expertise in Personal Injury, Industrial Disease and Clinical Negligence. Oliver & Co has received recognition in the fields of personal injury, industrial disease and clinical negligence by being ranked in the 2023...

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Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers

Posted on August 25th 2022

What is it? The Society of Clinical Injury lawyers, otherwise known as SCIL, is an organisation made up of solicitors who are specialists in acting for claimants in clinical negligence claims. SCIL’s main aim is to promote best practice in the conduct of clinical negligence...

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Never Events

Posted on July 28th 2022

Recently, Sky News reported that over 407 ‘Never Events’ had occurred in NHS England alone between April 2021 and March 2022. ‘Never Events’ are events which are so serious they should never happen, defined as ‘serious, large preventable patient safety incidents that should not occur...

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