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What is Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence occurs when a medical professional provides substandard care to a patient which causes direct harm or makes a pre-existing condition worse. There are a number of different ways this can occur whether that is through misdiagnosis, incorrect treatment or surgical mistakes.

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Breach of Contract – What Is It? And How to Enforce

This article will discuss Breach of contract, including; What is a contract? When is a contract legally binding? What is a breach of contract? and How to remedy a breach of contract What is a contract? A contract is a promise or an agreement between two or more parties. A party is a person or…
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Luton County Court Confirm – Check-in System Failure Not an Extraordinary Circumstance

Details of the case Mr John Bennion and his wife instructed us to recover compensation from the airline TUI. The amount of compensation claimed was to the sum of €250 per passenger. The reason Mr Bennion requested compensation was that their flight suffered a delay greater than 3 hours. The flight was to be operated…
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Reporting your accident at work and time limits for making a claim

Find out more about reporting your accident at work and the time limits for bringing a claim by reading our free guide. For more information about bringing a claim, speak to our experts today.

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Mis-Sold Solar Panels

When have you been Mis-sold Solar panels? With the boom in the push for green alternatives for energy over the past ten years. Solar Energy has been at the forefront of the renewable energy sector. Unfortunately, with the market being new, the regulations surrounding the selling of these products have been lack lustred. This has…
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The grounds for contesting a Will

There is often confusion around contesting a will and contentious probate. We can provide an expert who will assist you in contesting a will or defending a claim.

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Lasting Power of Attorney and Mental Capacity

A lasting power of attorney gives you more control over what happens to you if you lose mental capacity to make informed decisions. Our experts can talk you through the process and draft an LPA on your behalf.

Ryanair Strike: Pilots to stage another week-long strike

Ryanair pilots are now to stage a fresh series of strikes after failing to resolve an ongoing dispute with the airline, the Balpa Union has announced.

Loganair Flight cancelled due to Technical Fault at Carlisle Airport

Loganair flight LM635 returned to Carlisle this morning shortly after take-off as a result of a fault on the left-hand engine. Emergency services were in attendance as a precautionary measure.