Am I too late to claim?

Am I too late to claim?

We are asked this a lot. The date of an accident is often crucial in deciding the date after which a claim is no longer possible. For an adult, a claim in England and Wales will expire if it is not settled or Court Proceedings have not started within 3 years of the accident. For injured Children the cut-off date… Read more →

Criminal Injuries Claims

Criminal Injuries Claims

Compensation is still available to victims of violent crime despite recent Government-inspired changes to the scheme. Anyone who is physically or psychiatrically injured by others as a result of a violent criminal act may be entitled to bring a claim, which will be handled by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority in Glasgow. Unlike other claims, there are fixed tariff amounts… Read more →

Charity run in Sheffield on 29th September

Charity run in Sheffield on 29th September

I am joining my colleagues in our Clinical Negligence Department in the Sheffield 10k a charity run in aid of Cavendish Cancer Care. This is a local charity that provides support and complimentary therapies for people who are receiving cancer treatment in an attempt to alleviate the stress, fear and pain that such therapies can bring. If anyone would like… Read more →

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 →

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