Pets are not always fun!

Pets are not always fun!

I have recently been instructed to act on behalf of a mother and her two young children who have contracted Ringworm from a pet guinea pig. They purchased the pet only a few weeks ago and within a matter of days, my client developed a rash on her neck and shoulder. Shortly afterwards, her 6 year old son also developed… Read more →

Pothole City? What to do if you have a tripping accident on a highway.

Pothole City? What to do if you have a tripping accident on a highway.

Residents of many UK Cities claim this title, including Sheffield. A Government-funded road surface renewal scheme started earlier this year and now many of our main arterial roads have surfaces like black bowling greens. It will be a long time before the side roads are completed and until then, we will continue to be instructed on a regular basis by… Read more →

Insurance Industry in further attacks on injured people

Insurance Industry in further attacks on injured people

Whiplash claims should be made within three days of the alleged accident and include evidence of physical injury if they are to succeed, insurance giant Axa has said this week. The recommendations are part of a wishlist for the government to adopt on whiplash, copying models already in place in France and Sweden. What AXA seem to have failed to… Read more →

Don’t be mugged by insurers

The Law Society has launched a campaign this week with the above title. The intention is to increase Public awareness of insurers who try to settle claims directly with victims of accidents. I agree with the campaign wholeheartedly. Insurers often make offers directly to injury victims in the hope of settling the claim quickly and for much less than the… Read more →

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