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  • accident-at work
  • road-traffic-accident

Benefits Of Physiotherapy And Chiropractic Treatment Following A Personal Injury

If the event occurs that you have accident and you suffer an injury, this can potentially lead to life changing situations where you will need various support and or treatment.…

January 31, 2023
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  • lung-cancer
  • mesothelioma

World Cancer Day – Raising Awareness of Asbestos Exposure And Lung Cancer

November is lung cancer awareness month. Lung cancer is a devastating disease which affects tens of thousands of people in the UK every year. November is the month when we...

Opinion
  • commercial-dispute-resolution

Disclosure Of A Solicitor’s File: Ellis v John Hodge Solicitors (2022)

The issue of ownership of a client’s files held by a solicitor is a highly contentious area. The starting point is what the retainer between the parties say. It is…

January 27, 2023
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  • compensation

Bringing a personal injury claim – Common misconceptions

Hodge Jones & Allen is celebrating its 40th anniversary and throughout its 40 years personal injury law has received an unprecedented amount of attention and criticism. From my experience we...

January 26, 2023
Opinion
  • private-client

Whose Body Is It Anyway?

Why is it that when setting out the funeral instructions in a will, also known as the “disposal of body” clause, the wording starts with “I wish” or “I desire”?…

January 23, 2023
Opinion
  • amputation
  • brain-injury
  • road-traffic-accident
  • spinal-cord-injury

A World With Zero Deaths And Serious Injuries From Preventable Accidents

As a catastrophic injury lawyer at Hodge Jones & Allen with over 25 years’ experience, I have dealt with a large number of road traffic crashes and other accidents that…

January 19, 2023
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  • disrepair

Housing Disrepair Success Stories – Water Penetration And Flooding

The Housing Team at Hodge Jones & Allen have been defending the rights of tenants since 1977 and we understand how your life can be turned upside down when a…

January 18, 2023
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  • mediation-and-arbitration

Family Mediation Week 2023: Help To Focus On The Future

The Family Law team at Hodge Jones & Allen recognise and support Family Mediation Week, every year, in January (16th – 22nd). The aim of the week is to raise…

January 16, 2023
Opinion
  • asbestos
  • mesothelioma

Myths About Asbestos Disease Compensation Claims

Myth 1: It’s just a way of people trying to cash in There is a stigma around compensation claims that prevent many people from pursuing the compensation they are owed.…

January 13, 2023
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  • disrepair

Housing Disrepair Success Stories – Damp, Mould Growth and Broken Toilet

The Housing Team at Hodge Jones & Allen have been defending the rights of tenants since 1977 and we understand how your life can be turned upside down when a…

January 10, 2023
Opinion
  • accident-in-public-spaces

New Years Resolutions – Keeping Fit And Staying Safe

New Years Resolutions are often about starting the year being fit and active. This may involve joining a gym, taking up running or even trying your hand at a trampoline…

January 9, 2023
Opinion
  • supreme-court

Great Expectations: Guest v Guest [2022]

Proprietary estoppel is an equitable remedy available if you can prove the following elements: Assurance – a promise was made to you (which created an expectation on your part) Reliance…

January 6, 2023
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  • disrepair

Housing Disrepair Success Stories – Water Penetration, Poor Structure & Rodent Infestation

The Housing Team at Hodge Jones & Allen have been defending the rights of tenants since 1977 and we understand how your life can be turned upside down when a…

January 3, 2023
Opinion

Update: What Is The Bill Of Rights And What Will Happen Next?

In June 2022 the government under Boris Johnson introduced the Bill of Rights, purporting to “deliver on our manifesto commitment to overhaul the Human Rights Act and replace it with…

January 3, 2023
Opinion
  • court-of-protection

Court of Protection Pilot Scheme January 2023

The Court of Protection have announced that from January 2023 a new upfront notification process will become the new standard for all Property and Affairs deputyship applications. This process requires…

December 20, 2022
Opinion
  • brain-injury

Winter Celebrations at The Children’s Trust

On 8th December, we were invited to Winter Illuminations event at The Children’s Trust. Both of us work with children clients with brain injury so the charity and its work…

Opinion
  • inheritance-act

Financial Provision For A Spouse – Ramus v Holt (2022)

Although the law protects a person’s right to testamentary freedom, it also recognises that in certain circumstances for certain people the law should intervene to do justice. Under the Inheritance…

December 13, 2022
Opinion
  • divorce
  • separation

Step Into Christmas – Advice To Parents For The Upcoming Holidays

We know that the holidays often present challenges for parents and how they divide time with their children. This is particularly true of the Christmas period, where the emphasis is…

December 13, 2022
Opinion
  • eviction

Facing Illegal Evictions: What Are My Rights As A Private Renting Tenant?

What is an illegal eviction? Landlords and letting agents must follow the correct procedures to evict tenants. If your landlord or anyone acting on their behalf forces you to leave…

December 8, 2022
Opinion
  • disrepair

Housing Disrepair Success Stories – Damp, Mould & Dry Rot

We were instructed to deal with a case involving serious housing disrepair. There was an external leak that had been ongoing for two years, which led to severe damp and…

December 8, 2022
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