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    • Senior Associate and Head of Credit Hire
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Credit hire claims and track allocation

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It almost seems like a lifetime ago that the small claims limit rose from £5,000 to £10,000 in non-personal injury claims as part of the Jackson reforms, with this coming into effect on 1 st April 2013. This change meant that legal...

Can I make a personal injury claim against my employer following an accident at a work Christmas party?

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Can you believe it’s December? Yes, most Brits can’t believe that fact but it’s true. Many a tree and decoration have likely already made it into the living room and shops by the time I write this . Anyway, enough about trees...

Can you make an industrial disease claim if the company no longer exists?

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One of the main issues which deters people from pursuing an industrial disease claim is that some symptoms can take many years to develop or become noticeable, such as work-related lung cancer , asbestosis or hearing loss . As such, by the...

When personal injury met credit hire

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And so it finally happened. Years and years of committees, revisions and arguments. Delay after delay after delay. It became almost myth but, yes, the personal injury whiplash reforms were delayed no more and, on Thursday night, the rules were...

Why do you need your vehicle?

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It seems a simple question and you would think a simple answer would follow. Well, in the world of credit hire claims , it is anything but simple. Following on from the blog I wrote last month, ' Credit hire - what's that again? ', I...

Credit hire - what's that again?

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You’ve just had an accident, it’s icy after all out there. Another driver has damaged your vehicle. It happens. No problem, we’re human after all. So, you ring your insurance company and report it to...

The credit hire team at Stephensons

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As we enter into December and head towards the end of year, you cannot help but reflect on the year that has just passed us by in what feels like no time at all. The pandemic has affected many businesses and our way of life, that goes without saying...

Can I make a claim against my employer if I am injured at the Christmas party?

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It’s nearly December. Yes, most Brits can’t believe that fact but it’s true. Many a tree and decoration have likely already made it into the living room and shops by the time I write this. Anyway, enough about...

Travelling abroad this summer

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As the low-lying blanket of white cloud cleared, I caught sight of the majestic beauty of the Alps through the window of my plane. Stretching almost endlessly across the horizon, the snow-covered mountain range, separating Southern Europe from Central and...

Sun Awareness Week 2019: 6th-12th May

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Sun Awareness Week takes place this between 6th - 12th May 2019 and is designed to raise awareness of skin care and taking the necessary precautions when out and about. It’s a particularly sobering subject and perhaps one that...

Your car and the environment

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So, picture the scene. Here I am, at the start of a glorious March day. By day, I mean the early hours after the sun has barely had chance to cast it’s grand hairline above the horizon. Two friends and myself headed to the...

Disputed credit hire claims

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You’ve just had an accident. Another driver has damaged your vehicle. It happens. No problem, we’re human after all. So, you ring your insurance company and report it to them. They re-assure you and say they will...