Article by Sonia Aeitan, Solicitor and Head of Personal Injury and Medical Negligence at Fountain Solicitors As the weather turns colder and brings with it ground ice, the risk of slips and trips occurring heightens – and according to statistics during 2015 / 2016 there were in excess of 4,000 admissions to hospitals throughout the […]
Foodles Production (UK), a film production company, has been charged with breaching health and safety laws following an incident during filming, which left Hollywood actor, Harrison Ford, with a broken leg. An incident at Pinewood Studios, which left Hollywood star, Harrison Ford, with a broken leg, has resulted in the prosecution of a film production […]
Article published by Ayeisha Khandia, Head of Family Law at Fountain Solicitors on 09.12.2015 The definition of domestic abuse is very wide. It does not just cover actual violence such as slapping, punching and kicking but also includes threats, intimidation, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and even financial abuse. Protection against domestic abuse is one of […]
Chancellor George Osborne has pledged to raise the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000 and scrap general damages for ‘minor’ soft tissue injuries.
New questions raised over police links to companies offering speed awareness courses, as it emerges motorists could be risking huge problems if they fail to tell insurers about courses
The chair of a new panel of independent whiplash doctors has admitted that the first six months of the scheme have been ‘tough’ – but insisted that it is starting to change behaviours.