Case studies - our experience

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Baby's injury proven to be accidental

Mrs. H was visiting her family in Manchester for a week. She had her baby, J, aged eight months and her two other children, three and five. She was staying with her mother, grandmother and younger brother.  Her two sisters lived close by with...

Client receives £82,500 for psychological harm

Our client was working on a construction site and was operating a large dumper truck. He began to reverse down a road when he accidentally hit another worker on the building site, sadly causing his death. He did not see this work colleague due to a faulty...

£528,000 awarded to bereaved family

Our client's husband was killed when he lost control of his Land Rover Defender due to sheet ice on the road and collided with a tree. He was 25 years old and had a 4-week-old baby at the time of his death. The drains and ditches along the lane...

Client receives £2,700 for their former landlord failing to protect their tenancy deposit

Our consumer land team recently settled a case for a cleint who had been struggling to have his tenancy deposit paid back by his former landlord. Our client entered into an assured shorthold tenancy with their former landlord in December 2008. At the...

CQC Notice of Proposal to refuse registration as manager

Our specialist lawyers represented an acting manager of a residential care home who had made an application to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to register as manager of the service. Following the submission of their application, the CQC issued the...

Client awarded £2,100 for the landlord's failure to protect the tenancy deposit

Karen Smith, fee earner in our dispute resolution team recently settled a case for Phillip and Boudicca Stretton-Brown who had been fighting to receive their tenancy deposit back from their former landlord. Phillip and Boudicca entered into an assured...

Facing prosecution by the Health & Safety Executive

We acted on behalf of a food manufacturing company facing prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive .  The case concerned an investigation and prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive following an incident at a food manufacturing...

Child care proceedings - case study

Associate solicitor Tim Galbraith represented a mother in care proceedings concerning her son who was six months old at the point court proceedings commencing.  The mother worked in research studying at university. Her husband, the child’s...

Child care proceedings - Family law

Head of Stephensons family team Mike Devlin and specialist solicitor Jackie Price talk about our experience representing parents, children and other family members on issues relating to children. No matter how difficult or complicated the circumstances,...

£3,500 for JD Wetherspoon employee

Pauline Smith, Associate Executive, recently settled a case for a client who sustained injury during his course of employment and JD Whetherspoon. Our client was taking refuse bags out to the industrial bins, located at the back of a JD Whetherspoon...
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