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The personal injury claims 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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Can I make an injury claim on behalf of a loved one following an accident in their care home?

Brea Carney-Jones
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Elderly people may be vulnerable to injuries from falls in care homes. This can sometimes be as a result of one or more failures by the care home to provide adequate support, for example, a lack of supervision or appropriate mobility aids. Sometimes...

Credit hire - why hire two vehicles?

Barry Sutton
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You have unfortunately been involved in a non-fault road traffic collision – your own vehicle is damaged and cannot be driven – you receive a credit hire vehicle (1) which suits your needs provided for by a credit hire provider, your own...

Personal injury claims - evidencing losses

Cecilia Frodsham
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Pursuing a personal injury claim can be a very daunting prospect and very often prospective claimants (the legal name for the individual pursuing the claim) are unsure about the types of items claimable. As well as being awarded compensation for any...

How do I know if my personal injury solicitor is right for me?

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Following an accident where you have been injured, whether it be a road traffic accident, an accident at work or on holiday you could soon find yourself being flooded with phone calls from companies you have never heard of offering their assistance with...

Dupuytren's Contracture recognised as an industrial disease

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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have recognised another condition, known as Dupuytren’s Contracture, as a recognised industrial disease for the purposes of making a claim for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB). This...

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

Steven Jones
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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 trees and...

Making a compensation claim if you have been injured in a violent crime

Kate Sweeney
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If you have been the innocent victim of a violent crime and injured mentally or physically as a result, you may be able to seek compensation from the government by making an application to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).   The...

Road Safety Week - 18th-24th November 2019

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Stephensons supports Road Safety Week each year, which is an initiative started by Brake, a road safety charity, who work closely with communities and organisations across the UK to stop the tragedy of road deaths and injuries, making streets and...

Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2019

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and is now in its 8 th year. The aim of the campaign is to encourage people displaying the common signs of lung cancer (persistent cough, breathlessness or unexplained weight loss) to visit their GP. Often...

What does the general election mean for the planned changes to personal injury claims?

Katie Plappert
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A general election has been announced for 12th December 2019 so parliament has now officially dissolved, and the United Kingdom have entered into a period referred to as 'purdah'. This is the time between an election being announced and the newly...

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