No Win No Fee

No Win, No Fee: What’s It All About?

by Danny Thomson September 19, 2013 Law

If you ever suffer from a personal injury and you decide to find a lawyer to help you make a claim, you may hear about something called a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement. You may already be familiar with the name as it is often featured in advertisements on the TV. However, what does it […]

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Does Diabetes Qualify for Disability Benefits?

by mmauer August 9, 2013 Health Law

Does Diabetes Qualify for Disability Benefits?   (US law and policy) If you are living with Diabetes (Type I or Type II) You may be eligible to receive financial aid from the Social Security Administration. If you have been diagnosed with Diabetes, you are likely struggling with the disease.  Fortunately, the government provides disability benefits […]

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The Jackson reforms in a nutshell

by John Hirst May 2, 2013 Accident Claims

April 2013 was a month to forget for many lawyers due to arguably the most radical changes to the Civil Procedure Rules since 1998. In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his “Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Final Report” which contained a number of recommendations to reform civil litigation both generally and in relation to […]

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Make Each Penny Count Using a No Win No Fee Lawyer

by Anne Stewart December 11, 2012 General Law

Guest post from Australian personal injury lawyers. A “no win, no fee” policy offered by lawyers in Brisbane can be confusing to so many people. How does the policy work and what should you watch out for when a workplace injury lawyers offer them? How does a “no win no fee” policy work? As the […]

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The Workplace Accident: Dire and Demanding

by tedlawson November 8, 2012 Law

It is of the utmost importance that you get what you deserve, that is, justice for the mishaps that befell you due to another person’s negligence and callousness. Facing an accident and being injured as a consequence is bad enough by itself; the situation begins to look all the more grisly if you had never […]

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How to choose an Industrial Disease Lawyer

by AtriumLegal July 21, 2012 Accident Claims

If you have a been injured or your health has been effected at work you are eligible for compensation. This is called industrial disease by people in the legal profession. It can cover injuries and illnesses such as hearing loss, repetitive strain injury, back injury, breathing problems, asbestosis, occupational dermatitis and asthma. How do you […]

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Your Guide To The UK’s Change To Asbestos Claims

by GDeanNorwich May 1, 2012 Claims Solicitors

On 28th March 2012 the Supreme Court announced a ruling that would mean that thousands of people across the UK could make insurance claims where a member of their family has died after being exposed to asbestos in the workplace. Before this ruling, there was a great deal of confusion on claims around this subject. […]

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Whiplash and Referral Fees: Who Really Fuels Britain’s Compensation Culture

by Watermans Solicitors January 23, 2012 Accident Claims

For those of you unaware of the recent activities of Jack Straw MP, Britain’s former Secretary of State for Justice, he has, for the last 12 months been spear-heading a noble crusade of justice to rid the UK of its “compensation culture” with particular focus on targeting personal injury claims arising from road traffic accidents. […]

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Law Idol Winners Announced

by Legal Author April 11, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors announce Law Idol winners: Alannah Sloss, Stirling University blog post on Accidents at Work; Stephanie Rogan, University of Strathclyde blog post on No Win No Fee Claims; Jillian Merchant, University of Strathclyde blog post on Accidents at Work; Dominic McGuire, University of Abertay blog post on No Win No Fee; Emma […]

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Car Accidents and abdominal injuries

by Legal Author February 14, 2011 Compensation Lawyers

Abdominal injuries are common in car accidents and are extremely dangerous as they can cause serious damage to liver, kidneys, spleen or intestinal tract. The abdominal is most likely to be injured in a car accident where the steering wheel or some other hard object hits the chest or stomach. This can cause rib pain […]

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