Author Archives: Stuart Matthews

What happens when you lose is a question we are often asked?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Losing bad enough you don’t get any compensation … But what if there were further sanctions on you? What if you also had to paythe defendants legal costs as well? Well don’t worry because we’ve thought of that. The court rules say that you don’t have to pay the defendants legal costs because of […]

Pedestrian Accident; what to do if it happens to you.

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Every year thousands of pedestrians are seriouslyinjured or killed in road traffic accidents in the UK. Anybody on the road is vulnerable, but clearly pedestrians are more so because they do not have the same physical protections as the vehicle uses who are also using the roads. Pedestrians are at risk of suffering extreme or […]

Is driverless technology making the roads safer?

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New Technology Improving Safety. Everybody knows that the roads can be a dangerous place, whether you’re in a car, on foot or a bicycle. Every year thousands of people are injured on roads, some of them seriously. However, with the increase of driver assistance systems, such as assisted parking, blind spot sensors and autonomous emergency […]

Have you been a victim of financial mis-selling?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you’ve been mis sold a financial product or investment then you are entitled to claim a refund if you’ve been left out of pocket. What is financial mis-selling? Financial mis-selling can arise in many different forms for example, you may not have been given suitable and appropriate advice about a financial product or […]

Hip Replacements are Causing Problems for Thousands

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Are you experiencing complications after undergoing a complete hip replacement?   Hip replacements, particularly for the elderly, can be truly transformative. However, in recent years problems have emerged in connection with some of the most popular and widely used hip implants. Some metal-on-metal (MOM) implants – particularly the DePuy ASR models – have been […]

NHS Medication Errors Cause 22,000 Deaths per Year

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] It has been reported that the NHS makes hundreds of millions of prescribing errors and mix-ups which contribute to as many as 22,000 deaths a year, according to a major report commissioned by the Government. These errors include failures to properly monitor patients on powerful drugs, poor communication between GPs and hospitals, and giving patients […]

Have You Experienced Clinical Negligence?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4150″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Misdiagnosis claims When we become ill we put our trust inthe medical professionals to and we accept the advice and information provided to us by them. Unfortunately, occasionally mistakes do happen and doctors, nurses, dentists and other health professionals can misdiagnose a condition. Suffering a delay in diagnosis or having your condition […]