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  • accident-at work

Accidents at Work: Building and Construction Site Hazards

Construction sites can be hazardous places to work in and consist of many perils which could expose employees to a serious risk of personal injury. Accidents on construction sites can...

September 30, 2022
Opinion
  • homelessness

#Abusedtwice – End The Traumatic Fight For Housing Assistance Faced By Survivors Of Domestic Abuse.

Domestic abuse takes many forms: financial, emotional or physical. In almost all cases, it is about controlling the abused person. It makes sense, therefore, that when a survivor tries to…

September 30, 2022
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  • legal-help

Personal Injury Lawyer of The Month: Alexia Simeoni

Alexia Simeoni is a Solicitor in the Personal Injury team at Hodge Jones & Allen. Alexia joined the team in 2017 and has a decade of experience in helping clients…

September 27, 2022
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  • asbestos-related-disease

Asbestos Removal And The UK Net Zero Strategy: An Ongoing Conflict?

Climate change is a prevalent concern that is finally being addressed transparently by the UK Government for the protection of future generations, industries and the environment. It is a direct…

September 23, 2022
Opinion
  • debt-recovery

Third Party Debt Orders Against Pension Funds

Getting a judgement for a debt is only the first part as a judgement, is only worth the paper it is written on without actual payment of the debt. Enforcement…

September 22, 2022
Opinion
  • action-against-the-police

Do Police Approaches To Public Order Enforcement Aim To Impose A Unanimous Reaction To Queen Elizabeth II’s Death?

What has happened? Following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and the proclamation of King Charles III in the days that followed, there has been a spate of arrests of…

September 21, 2022
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Changing Solicitors & Personal Injury Claims

Just like any service provider sometimes your personal injury solicitor may fall short of your expectations. Changing solicitor if you are unhappy with your service is fairly straightforward. Though you…

September 21, 2022
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  • accident-at work

Health and Safety for Factory Employees

Factories are a place of work where it is foreseeable that accidents may arise. There are a number of factories in the UK which include car manufacturing and food production...

September 20, 2022
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  • accident-at work

Accidents At Work: What To Do

Accidents at work are all too common. Whether it be an accident on a construction site, an office, a factory, a retail setting etc, it can be daunting to consider…

September 20, 2022
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  • sepsis

World Sepsis Day

13th September is #WorldSepsisDay, an initiative that takes place each year to raise awareness about sepsis. Sepsis is a rare complication of an infection, and may be life threatening if…

Opinion
  • accident-at work

Accidents At Work Can Have Catastrophic And Life Changing Impacts

Latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that in the year 2020/21 there were: 1.7 million working people suffering from a work-related illness, of which 822,000 workers…

September 12, 2022
Opinion
  • housing-and-property

Warm Home Discount scheme

What is the Warm Home Discount and how do I get it? In the current global climate of inflation and high energy costs, the cost of living crisis in the…

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  • brain-injury
  • rehabilitation

Volunteering with The Children’s Trust – supercars and me!

Becoming a volunteer for The Children’s Trust was a very easy decision as, through my work in Personal Injury law, I have seen the impact and long lasting effects of…

September 6, 2022
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  • funding
  • no-win-no-fee

How Can I Fund My Personal Injury Claim?

We appreciate that one of your concerns around pursuing a personal injury claim will be how to pay for it. Your solicitor can advise you on the best funding option…

August 31, 2022
Opinion
  • brain-injury

Personal Injury Claims for Concussion in Rugby

Concussion in sports such as football have been a hot topic over the years, but more recently rugby has been at the forefront of the debate. In 2020-21 a report…

August 30, 2022
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  • property-disputes

A Fairer Rented Sector

The Conservative party’s manifesto pledge from 2019 to abolish section 21 has recently started moving forward, with a white paper being published on the topic. As might be expected, this…

August 26, 2022
Opinion
  • post-traumatic-stress-disorder

Mental Health Personal Injury Claims: Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Injury

As part of a personal injury claim, ‘general damages’ is compensation for pain, suffering and loss of amenities – this is the impact that an accident has had on someone’s…

August 19, 2022
Opinion
  • discrimination-and-equality

Stop And Search: Over-Policing The Black Community, Nothing Changes

In July 2020, sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos was pulled over and handcuffed by police with his partner and fellow champion athlete Bianca Williams, while their three-month old son was in…

August 19, 2022
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  • asbestos
  • mesothelioma

Asbestos in Talc and Makeup

The importation and new use of asbestos was finally banned in the UK in 1999 , more than 60 years after the first regulations to protect asbestos workers came into force…

August 15, 2022
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  • housing-and-property

Housing Law And The Heatwave

Since 2018, it has been open to tenants to bring a claim for works and compensation against their landlords where they can show that the conditions at the property are…

August 15, 2022
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