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Injury Prevention Day – Preventing Injury from Road Traffic Accidents

Posted on August 19th 2019

Road Traffic Accidents are one of the most common causes of injuries that our dedicated personal injury solicitors see at Oliver & Co. The Department for Transport statistics show that in 2017 there were 24,831 serious injuries caused by road traffic accidents across the UK,...

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August is National Road Victim Month

Posted on August 6th 2019

August is National Road Victim month, which was founded by RoadPeace, the leading Road Crash Charity in the UK. It is held annually to remember people that have been killed or injured on our roads and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of road safety....

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How to Stay Safe when Driving in the Dark

Posted on August 5th 2019

Driving in the dark can be a daunting experience for anybody and even the most experienced drivers can struggle due to limited visibility and slippery conditions. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says there is a “spike in the number of road...

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One to One Midwives Claims

Posted on August 2nd 2019

Who are One to One Midwives? One to One Midwives is a midwife service which offered NHS care to mothers-to-be, specialising predominantly in home births. The service launched in 2011, covering a wide range of areas across the North West of England. The purpose of...

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Scarring is a Mental Health Issue

Posted on May 16th 2019

Scarring and body image Scarring as a result of injury can have a dramatic effect upon well being and body image. At Oliver & Co Solicitors, we have helped many clients who have suffered life changing scarring caused by the negligence of others, be it...

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Abuse and Neglect Revealed at Bupa Specialist Dementia Care Home in Chester

Posted on June 23rd 2017

The nursing care home houses 128 residents and provides both nursing and specialist dementia care. The programme, which aired Monday 18th June, showed undercover footage. An investigative journalist captured the footage whilst working undercover as a part of the care home team. Sadly, the programme...

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A small win as small claims reforms are paused in the wake of the General Election

Posted on May 17th 2017

The government had previously ruled that from October 2018 the small claims limit for whiplash and other personal injury claims would increase, and that there would be a ban on pre-medical offers. Whilst these reforms may come back in the future, they have been delayed...

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5 Top tips for staying safe on Halloween!

Posted on October 27th 2016

  With darker nights closing in, and a lot more people roaming the streets, here’s our 5 top tips for staying safe on Halloween!     Stay visible to vehicles Take a torch out with you so that you can avoid trips or slips on, potentially,...

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Case Study – Infective Endocarditis Claim

Posted on March 20th 2015

Oliver and Co has recently successfully recovered compensation in excess of £600,000 for a Client, after GP’s failed to diagnose possible infective endocarditis. Infective endocarditis is an infection that affects part of the tissue that lines the inside of the heart chambers. The infection usually...

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