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  • estate-planning

Estate Planning And Probate With Overseas Elements – Where To Begin?

When dealing with an estate, either by planning your estate through making a will or acting as a personal representative in a probate matter, it is increasingly common to encounter…

August 8, 2022
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  • accident-abroad

We’re All Going On A (safe) Summer Holiday

We have officially entered the last summer holiday month of the year, and many of us are getting ready for our long awaited summer getaways. It’s an exciting time of…

August 4, 2022
Opinion
  • court

Failure To Attend Trial

The failure to attend trial, can result in a decision being made against the party who fails to attend. If a judgment is entered against a party in their absence,…

August 3, 2022
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  • court

Professional Undertakings – Guidance From The Law Society

Undertakings An undertaking is a commitment by a solicitor to do or not do something. It can be enforced against the solicitor by the courts and failure to comply with…

August 2, 2022
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  • road-traffic-accident

National Road Victims Month

This month marks National Road Victims Month, where we remember those who have been killed or seriously injured on our roads. The road traffic accident charity RoadPeace has observed National…

August 1, 2022
Opinion
  • discrimination-and-equality

Brushed Aside: Racial Based Hair Discrimination

A campaign is underway in the UK to heighten the recognition of racial based hair discrimination and to seek to eradicate work and school uniform/dress policies that discriminate against those…

July 29, 2022
Opinion
  • accident-in-public-spaces

Summer of Sport – Sporting Activities And The Risk Of Personal Injury

We are experiencing a fantastic summer which naturally encourages people to go outdoors and participate in a wide range of sports activities. Sporting activities can be incredibly fun and also…

July 28, 2022
Opinion
  • personal-injury

Personal Injury Paralegal of the Month: Denise Doherty

Denise Doherty is a Senior Paralegal in our Personal Injury team. Denise joined us in 2018 and is experienced in helping injured people through various types of injury claims, allowing…

July 26, 2022
Opinion
  • leasehold-disputes

The Abolition of Ground Rents under the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022

Ground rent is usually seen as a windfall for landlords of leasehold premises as it is an archaic provision unrelated to any benefit that a tenant will gain (unlike service…

July 26, 2022
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  • birth-injury

Why are more UK mothers choosing home births?

According to the ONS, The number of home births in the UK has been steadily increasing since the pandemic began in 2020. While this figure is still lower than the…

July 25, 2022
Opinion
  • personal-injury

Why Do I Need An Independent Medical Report When Bringing My PI Claim? Can’t My Doctor Just Write A Report?

When bringing a claim for personal injuries and subsequent losses it is necessary to prove: An accident occurred; It was caused as a result of someone else’s breach of duty/negligence…

July 22, 2022
Opinion
  • housing-and-property

An Extension Of The Right To Buy?

Prior to his resignation, Boris Johnson recently made comments about a desire to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants. Some housing associations agreed to a voluntary extension…

July 21, 2022
Opinion
  • mesothelioma

Breakthrough In NHS Approved Treatment For Mesothelioma

Last Friday was a momentous day for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma in the UK, as the NHS announced that NICE have approved a new treatment which is now available…

July 20, 2022
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  • accident-at work

Accident At Work Procedure – How To Make A Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured in an accident at work, and can show that it was not your fault, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. To...

July 19, 2022
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  • personal-injury

Surveillance and Social Media in Personal Injury Claims

When a Claimant brings a personal injury claim, the aim is to put them back in the same position that they were in before their accident as far as money…

July 12, 2022
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  • accident-in-public-spaces

What Should I Do If I Injure Myself After A Slip Or Trip On The Pavement?

Slips and trips while out and about are one of the most common types of personal injury claims, that we at Hodge Jones and Allen handle. They are also the…

July 7, 2022
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  • data-breaches

The Dangers of Facial Recognition

Facial recognition is a growing method of authentication, becoming more and more prevalent in people’s personal and work lives. Images of people are considered their personal data as defined by…

July 5, 2022
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  • court

Embargoes On Judgements Need To Be Taken Seriously

At the end of a trial, a judge will usually reserve judgment and provide this in written form some time later. What is also common is for a draft of…

July 4, 2022
Opinion
  • accident-in-public-spaces
  • road-traffic-accident

Injury Prevention Week 2022 – E-scooters

This week, 27th June to 1st July 2022 is Injury Prevention Week, an annual initiative set up by The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). APIL is a not-for-profit organisation…

July 1, 2022
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  • asbestos-related-disease
  • mesothelioma

Action Mesothelioma Day 2022

Action Mesothelioma Day takes place on the first Friday of July every year. During 2022, this unique day of awareness and remembrance is on Friday 1st July. The main intention…

July 1, 2022
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