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The personal injury team at Stephensons regularly write about related legal topics and breaking news, we welcome your comments on our posts. If you would like more information on our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch on 0175 321 6399.

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Action on Mesothelioma Day 2018

Sarah Masters
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This year, Action on Mesothelioma day is taking place on Friday 6th July 2018. The theme of the day is to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos. What is asbestos? Asbestos is a highly heat-resistant fibrous silicate mineral that can be woven into...

More consumer protection for mix-and-match holidaymakers

Rebecca Dawber
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You may be aware that people booking traditional package holidays from a tour operator have cover, both financial and legal in the unlikely event something goes wrong. This type of cover transfers the risk to the tour operator to sort things out like...

What to do if you are involved in a road traffic accident abroad

Cecilia Frodsham
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School holidays are just around the corner and many families will be embarking on driving holidays to explore various parts of Europe. Whilst having a road accident abroad will be the last thing on your mind it is something that is not uncommon and...

Making a personal injury claim - do I need a solicitor?

Danielle Callaway
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This question is perhaps often asked by those dealing with a legal issue such as a divorce or making a Will . There is obviously a cost to seeking legal advice and representation and this cost makes those without any legal experience question whether...

Breathe Easy Week 2018 - 18th June - 24th June

Clare Gammond
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This year’s event takes place from 18 th – 24 th June 2018. National charity, the British Lung Foundation (BLF), has more than 230 support groups and many are holding events to help raise awareness of the issues surrounding lung health. ...

Can I claim compensation after being attacked by a dog?

Pauline Smith
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Britain is considered to be a nation of dog lovers, and the best estimate is that there are approximately nine million dogs in the UK, with 26% of the population owning one as a pet. Dog owners are responsible for making sure that their dogs are...

Can I make a compensation claim for food poisoning?

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Food poisoning is the most common type of food injury, with the number of food poisoning cases increasing year on year to create one of the biggest public health problems to date. It is estimated that one in every ten people in the UK are...

Deaf Awareness Week 2018 - 14th-20th May

Sarah Masters
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Stephensons is supporting the national Deaf Awareness Week 2018 and helping to educate people about the life changing condition. The aim of this week is to raise awareness for not only those affected by hearing loss, but what the symptoms and warning...

Action for Brain Injury Week 2018 - 14th-20th May

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Action for brain injury week is a week-long awareness raising event that takes place between the 14th and 20th May 2018. Also known as ABI week, the event is organised by Headway, a leading charity that is dedicated to promoting understanding of all...

Sun Awareness Week 2018 - 14th-20th May

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Sun Awareness Week 2018 takes place across this week 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 is not given enough attention...

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