Our specialist medical negligence team recently handled a successful vaginal surgery negligence claim on behalf of a young woman. The following case study outlines the medical and legal issues that arose. If you are thinking about making a similar claim and would like to speak in confidence to a female member of our team then please call our free legal helpline on 0333 888 0408.
The latest 2018 edition of the Legal 500 has been published and Slee Blackwell's injury lawyers have again been included among the recommended teams.
We are often asked, 'Can I sue the police for injury?' As this case study illustrates, you can sue the police if you are injured while in custody if it can be shown that they did not act correctly.
Tattoo artists and the shops in which they work owe a legal duty to their customers to exercise reasonable skill and care when carrying out their work. If they fail to comply with their legal duties then you could be entitled to pursue a legal claim against them for compensation.
Criminals are increasingly using acid as a weapon. It is a readily and cheaply available and can be used to produce devastating and life changing injuries to a victim. Because these substances are not currently regarded as an 'offensive weapon' in the traditional sense the risks associated with carrying them are not as high as other weapons.
As specialist personal injury solicitors we have prepared this short article and case study showing how to make an injury claim against a school. The injury claim is made by or on behalf of the accident victim. If it was a child who was injured then an adult will make the claim on their behalf. To illustrate what is involved, here is a brief case study of a real-life injury claim against a school that we have recently concluded.
Slee Blackwell partner, Oliver Thorne, the UK lawyer leading the fight on behalf of British PIP breast implant victims who have been unable to claim compensation in this country, has just returned from Paris. He had been in the French capital to hear the ruling of the French Supreme Court, which offers hope to PIP victims who feared they would never achieve justice.
Regrettably the diagnosis and management of diabetes is not always of the standard that we might expect from our health professionals. This can result in a patient suffering complications that could have been avoided.
Stress at work compensation claims are complex and usually involve difficult issues of law. It is therefore important to seek expert guidance from a firm of solicitors (not one of the unqualified claims companies that have sprung up in recent years) who have a track record of success.