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Longer NHS waiting times threaten spike in clin neg claims, warns spending watchdog

Lengthening NHS waiting times could lead to a rise in clinical negligence claims, the public spending watchdog warns today. But the NHS’s understanding of the looming problem is ‘limited’, according to the National Audit Offi...

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 MoJ starts countdown clock on discount rate change


MoJ starts countdown clock on discount rate change

Lord chancellor will today announce the immediate start of a review into the adjustment applied to personal injury damages.

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 Court backs recoverability of agency fees in PI claims


Court backs recoverability of agency fees in PI claims

Judge allows recovery of ‘reasonable and proportionate’ cost of obtaining records.

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 Solicitor suspended over transfer of 6,000 files from Asons to Coops


Solicitor suspended over transfer of 6,000 files from Asons to Coops

Munir Majid was a former solicitor at both Asons Solicitors and Coops Law.

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Court Reporting Has Gone Downhill In The Last 25 Years Since Fred West


Court Reporting Has Gone Downhill In The Last 25 Years Since Fred West

High-profile murder trials, let alone lesser offences, do not receive proper coverage any more – and that is a threat to justice.

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 Struggling after a career break


Struggling after a career break

I need tips on how I can secure employment – full-time or part-time.

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Eduardo Fontoura successfully sues the NHS for stillbirth of client’s baby


Eduardo Fontoura successfully sues the NHS for stillbirth of client’s baby

A lady has received a 5-figure settlement in compensation after Barnsley Hospital failed to advise her of the option of delivery by caesarean section...

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McDonald's loses legal battle with Irish chain Supermac


McDonald's loses legal battle with Irish chain Supermac

Pat McDonagh who was nicknamed Supermac as a teenager after a memorable performance in a Gaelic football match in the 1960's, has won a landmark legal battle...

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