Author Archives: Stuart Matthews

Travellers’ Diarrhoea on holiday

travellers' diarrhoea on holiday

Travellers’ Diarrhoea on all-inclusive holiday If you’ve ever suffered from travellers’ diarrhoea while on holiday, you may be wondering what could have caused it. Travellers’ diarrhoea is severe and sudden onset diarrhoea strongly associated with foreign travel and change of diet, especially undercooked or unhygienic cooking/serving conditions   If you are heading out for an […]

County Court Judgement CCJ | Treadstone Law Solicitors

County Court Judgements - Everything you need to know

County Court Judgement ‘CCJ’ – Everything you need to know If you have received a County Court Judgement, known as CCJ, you may be considering its removal as it could have some serious consequences for you and your finances if it remains on your credit record.  The consequences could include issues with obtaining a mortgage or […]

Contracted Legionnaires Disease while on Holiday?

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Claiming Compensation for Legionnaires Disease on Holiday Poor conditions at your hotel, resort or cruise ship can lead to you and your family contracting Legionnaires’ disease while on holiday. The two main factors that help Legionella spread are a water temperature between 20 and 45°C and a food source in the water for bacteria such as […]

New Laws Benefit Tenants with Negligent Landlords

a case of damp in a window

New law will give tenants the power to sue landlords over cold and mouldy homes and grant them increased powers Tenants are set to be given new rights to challenge landlords if their rented homes are not up to standard, especially those who have reported issues and had them ignored. The new law will enable […]

I have had an accident at work

Blog: I have had an accident at work

Accidents at work are unfortunately extremely common.  According to the Health and Safety Executive, as many as 1.4 million working people suffered a work related illness or accident in 2017/18.  Furthermore, 30.7 million working days were lost due to work related illness and 144 people were killed at work. There are a wide variety of […]

Is your Rented Property Affected by Damp?

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Can I claim against my Landlord for damp in my property? If your rented property is in a state of disrepair and this disrepair has caused damp and you have suffered as a consequence then it is perfectly possible to pursue your Landlord to carry out repairs so that you can properly enjoy your property. […]

Compensation won for accident in DIY store

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you have an accident while out shopping you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Most shoppers do not realise that they may have legal grounds for a personal injury claim for compensation under such circumstances. They just dismiss it as an unfortunate accident. While it may have been an accident, […]