Author Archives: Stuart Matthews

Using a Mckenzie Friend for CCJ Removal Services

Going to court is a stressful experience. As regulated solicitors, we can make this experience easier for you. We understand that not everyone can hire a solicitor. Somethings, the only option for you might be to represent yourself in court. Having someone who can encourage and help you in court can make a big difference […]

What is N244 Form | Treadstone Law Solicitors

What is an N244 form (‘application notice’)? What is an N244 form? N244 is a court application form used when a party to court proceedings wants to make an application to the court to have a request granted. This often triggers a contested hearing, unless the application is done by consent with the other parties. If it […]

New Laws Benefit Tenants with Negligent Landlords

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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 […]

Have you had an Accident at Work?

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I’ve had an accident at work.  What should I do? Accidents at work are extremely common.  According to the Health and Safety Executive, 1.4 million working people suffered a work related illness or accident in 2017/18.  30.7 million working days were lost due to work related illness and 144 people were killed at work. There […]

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, […]

Wrong Pescription Leads to Claim

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you have been prescribed the wrong medication, you may be entitled to make a wrong prescription claim. There are many circumstances where this could have happened; Your GP or doctor prescribing you medication that you are allergic to, if it should have be known from your medical records that this is the case. […]

E. coli ’caused Egypt hotel couple’s deaths’

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Egyptian authorities declare that E. coli caused the death of a British couple who died after falling ill at a holiday resort in Egypt. John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, died in Hurghada on 21 August. Their bodies were released by the Egyptian authorities on Friday. In an official statement, the Egyptian general […]

Prostate cancer patient who lost penis to flesh-eating bug wins six-figure payout

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A cancer patient who contracted a flesh-eating infection after a routine operation and was left with just an inch and a half left of his penis has been awarded a six-figure sum from the NHS. Southend University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Essex has admitted that a delay in diagnosing potentially deadly necrotising fasciitis left […]