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Jul 2017

A General Guide for Bringing or Defending a ‘Small Claim’

This article provides a brief guide to assist you with understanding the court process’ for bringing a small claim at Court. The dispute resolution team at Chadwick Lawrence deals expertly with a vast range of both private and personal disputes. We aim to provide a friendly, cost effective and professional service and can help guide…

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27
Jul 2017

‘Inadequate’ patient safety reported at Harrogate private hospital

The BMI Healthcare-owned The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as inadequate and has been told that it must improve on patient safety and hospital leadership. Amanda Stanford, Head of Hospital Inspection at the CQC, said “Overall, we rated the service provided by BMI The Duchy Hospital as inadequate…

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26
Jul 2017

£3650.00 for client suffering laceration to arm, claim settled within 3 months

Circumstances Yorkshire’s Injury Lawyers were contacted in April 2017 by a client who had suffered a laceration to their arm following a shelf falling on to their arm whilst shopping in a store. Portal After risk assessing the case we agreed to act for the client on a no win no fee basis.  A claim…

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26
Jul 2017

Employment Tribunal Fees Ruled Unlawful

Four years after their controversial introduction, the Supreme Court has today unanimously ruled that the requirement for employees to pay fees to use the employment tribunal system was unlawful and unconstitutional. Since 2013, potential claimants have been required to pay an issue fee – the amount of which depends on the nature and complexity of…

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25
Jul 2017

Is the Wills Act of 1837 outdated?

The Law Commission have recently suggested that The Wills Act of 1837 may be outdated for our modern laws and ways of thinking; apparently needing an ‘overhaul’ according to an article published on 13 July 2017. But, is the Wills Act really outdated? The Wills Act 1837 first came into force in the Victorian era…

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21
Jul 2017

£9,500 for slip in Hotel Shower

Yorkshire’s Injury Lawyers recently acted for a client who sustained injury when slipping in a hotel shower. We acted for the client on a no win no fee basis. Circumstances The shower was situated over the bath and no bath mat was provided in the room. The client arrived at the hotel late at night…

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