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News 19 February 2019

Prison Healthcare

*Prisoner Healthcare: Your Rights* The Government provides information about the rights of those in prison to healthcare...

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News 14 February 2019

Types of Brain Injury, Support & Compensation

*Types of Brain Injury,  Support & Compensation * * *As the brain is the engine room for most of...

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News 06 November 2018

What is Clinical / Medical Negligence?

*At Longden, Walker & Renney, we often receive enquiries from people who are unfortunately dissatisfied with...

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News 30 October 2018

What To Look Out For During The Consenting Process

Handing over permission to a medical professional before treatment can be an especially daunting and confusing...

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News 24 October 2018

Where Do I Start With a Clinical Negligence Claim?

 *Your Rights* When a patient suffers avoidable illness or pain at the hand of trusted medical professionals,...

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News 19 October 2018

Can I Claim against a Private Healthcare Provider?

*Can I Claim against a Private Healthcare Provider?*  We are often asked:  *Can I sue a private hospital?* *Can...

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News 19 October 2018

Clinical Negligence Claims and Compensation for Prisoners

 *“I’ve had bad healthcare in prison.  Can I get compensation?”* *“Can I sue a prison for dodgy...

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News 05 September 2018

Rehabilitation in Serious Brain Injury Claims

*Rehabilitation in Serious Brain Injury Claims* Brain injuries which have been caused by clinical negligence[clinical-negligence/] can have...

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News 14 August 2018

Compensation for Brain Injuries

Patients who have suffered Brain Injuries as a result of clinical errors may need significant help...

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News 10 April 2018

Can you put a price on pain?

Compensation obtained for injury caused by substandard treatment on the part of clinicians working in hospitals...

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News 10 April 2018

Examples of general damages for pain and suffering

General damages are compensation which cannot be mathematically calculated at the date of trial. The main head...

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News 10 April 2018

Two examples of clinical negligence claims

The following two examples outline the injury sustained, the problems caused by the injury and the...

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News 13 February 2018

Energy Performance Certificates

As of June 2010 the Home Information Pack requirements were suspended but every property for sale...

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News 23 December 2013

Giving Your House Away

Provided no one else has any 'legal interest' in your house such as a co-owner or...

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News 23 December 2013

Care Home Fees

Although, statistically, few people have to go into a care home many people have concerns about...

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News 23 December 2013

Lasting Powers of Attorney

The Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) has been replaced by the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)....

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News 23 December 2013

Conditional Fee Agreements in Clinical Negligence Claims (“No Win No Fee”)

A Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) is a method of funding your case in which: We do...

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News 23 December 2013

Funding Clinical Negligence Claims

Clinical negligence claims are expensive to run because of the detailed investigations that are needed, the...

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News 23 December 2013

Pursuing a Claim for Clinical Negligence

If you are seeking compensation for negligent treatment received by you then you should instruct a...

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News 23 December 2013

NHS Complaints Procedure

How to Complain Most medical care and treatment goes well, but things occasionally go wrong and you...

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News 23 December 2013

Defective Hip Replacement Surgery

On 24th August 2010 one of the world's major manufacturers of replacement hip joints, De Puy,...

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News 23 December 2013

Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis

A slipped epiphysis occurs when the growth plate of the femur slips out of position. It...

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News 23 December 2013

Hospital Deaths, the Role of the Coroner and Inquests

We are often approached by families following the death of a family member in hospital.  It...

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News 23 December 2013

Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is a serious medical condition that can lead to loss of vision and even...

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News 23 December 2013

Dental Negligence and Common Dental Problems

*Dental Negligence and Common Dental Problems* Tooth Decay Did you know tooth decay, also known as cavities, is...

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News 23 December 2013

Too Late To Bring A Claim ? – Well possibly, but not necessarily.

Delay in seeking to bring a claim for personal injury or clinical negligence can often be...

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News 23 December 2013

Testicular Torsion

Testicular torsion a sudden painful type of swelling that occurs when a testicle becomes twisted, interrupting...

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News 23 December 2013

Retained Placenta Claims

Retained placenta can often be described in records as retained products of conception. Normally the whole of...

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News 23 December 2013

Perineal Tear Injury Claims

Perineal or vaginal tears may occur quite naturally, as a consequence of child birth.  The Royal...

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News 23 December 2013

Estate Information Guide

INFORMATION WE REQUIRE The following are the usual details we will need to begin dealing with the...

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News 23 December 2013

The Personal Representative’s Guide

What are 'Personal Representatives'? Personal Representatives (or PRs) are either :- the people named by someone in...

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News 23 December 2013

Inheritance Tax

The basics Inheritance Tax (IHT) may be payable on your estate when you die and also when...

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News 23 December 2013

What is a Trust?

A trust is a legal arrangement where the trustees are the legal owners of property but...

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News 23 December 2013

The Intestacy Provisions

If there is a husband, wife or civil partner, and children: The spouse/civil partner gets the...

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News 23 December 2013

Cohabitees

When a Cohabitee dies, the survivor may receive nothing if the deceased did not have a...

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News 23 December 2013

Changing Wills After Death

The terms of a Will may be changed after then testator has died if all the...

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News 23 December 2013

Mental Incapacity

For a will to be valid the person making it must have sufficient mental capacity. Determining...

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News 23 December 2013

Valuing Personal and Household Items

The probate process requires all of the Deceased's assets to be valued. Chattels are generally assets...

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News 23 December 2013

Exchange and Completion

Exchange Exchange of contracts takes place when the Buyer and Seller are ready to make the transaction...

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News 23 December 2013

Employment Contracts

Although there is no legal obligation to have a written employment contract, every employee is entitled...

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News 23 December 2013

Discipline and Grievance

The ACAS Code for Discipline and Grievance of 2009 was adopted as the legal framework for...

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News 23 December 2013

Reorganisation and Redundancy

Whether changes simply need to be made in your business structure or difficulties need to be...

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News 23 December 2013

Transfer of Undertakings and Protection of Employees

When a business changes hands or the assets of a business change hands this, in almost...

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News 23 December 2013

Jargon Buster

*Absolute Ownership *: Unconditional ownership. *Abstract of Title *: A summary of the title deeds and documents...

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News 23 December 2013

Searches and Search Indemnity Guidance

Introduction We strongly recommend that searches are carried out in a purchase transaction to ensure that all...

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News 23 December 2013

Property Ownership Guidance

Property ownership comprises two elements: first, there is the legal title and secondly there is the...

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News 23 December 2013

Selling Your Home - The Legal Process

Once you have accepted an offer on your property from the proposed buyer, you will need...

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News 18 December 2013

Buying a Home - Guide to the Legal Process

Once you have found the new home you wish to buy and all the terms have...

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