Services
People
News and Events
Other
Blogs

Personal Injury Law Blog

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.

.

Stephensons to take part in 'virtual cycle' for road safety week

  • Posted

On 21 st November staff from the firm’s personal injury team will be taking part in a ‘virtual cycle’ as part of Brake’s Bike Smart campaign for road safety week. Road safety week will run from 19 th -25 th November and aims to...

Road traffic accidents - Do I need a solicitor?

  • Posted

If you have been involved in a car accident that wasn’t your fault the likelihood is that the at fault (defendant) insurer has offered you their services. This might seem helpful at first, getting you back on the road without too much trouble,...

Stay safe this Bonfire Night

Barry Sutton
  • Posted
  • Author

Bonfire night is upon us. I know that my family and I will have a great time over this period and as long as everyone stays safe then I am happy! Please remember the Firework Code suggested by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents: Plan...

The Civil Liability Bill - third reading

Rebecca Dawber
  • Posted
  • Author

From its creation, the Civil Liability Bill, which seeks to reform the claims process for soft tissue injuries arising from road traffic accidents , has made rapid progress through the Houses of Parliament and had its third reading on 23 rd October 2018....

Mesothelioma - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

  • Posted

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer which mainly affects the lining of the lungs. Nearly all cases of mesothelioma are caused by exposure to asbestos fibres which can easily get stuck in and damage the lungs, and whilst this may not cause any problems...

How to report an accident

Pauline Smith
  • Posted
  • Author

What happens if you’ve had an accident in the street, in a supermarket, or restaurant, or you’ve injured yourself at work?  What if you have gone for a pampering session and it’s gone horribly wrong? How do you ensure that your...

Personal injury claims - how to prove your loss

Cecilia Frodsham
  • Posted
  • Author

If you are ever involved in an accident whether it be a road accident , an accident at work or a slip or trip in a public place , you will be able to claim for personal injuries and associated financial loss provided of course the incident was not...

Disputed credit hire claims

  • Posted

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...

Can I claim for compensation if my holiday is ruined by an accident?

  • Posted

What can you do if the most anticipated and enjoyable two weeks out of the year are ruined by an accident that results in a personal injury? Holiday injuries are all too regular, with many sun-seekers having to cut their trips short due to slips by...

Injured pedestrians win £2.1m in pay outs due to damaged and dangerous pavements

Sarah Masters
  • Posted
  • Author

According to Freedom of Information research by the AA, UK councils received 10,572 claims from pedestrians who had been involved in trips and slips on pavements in one year, to the end of May 2018. Only 8% of the claims were successful (859 claims) and...

  • Page 1 of 10