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06th August 2014
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. As well as being an in depth guide to our services, our team and our company profile, the website will be regularly updated with company news, events and interesting, relevant changes in legal practices that could affect you, your family, or your workplace. This website is fully readable on mobile devices such as phones…
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09th April 2014
A recent personal injury claim regarding a burn injury as a result of laser hair removal treatment has been settled in favour of the client by George Ide LLP, following further investigation into the injury. George Ide LLP was approached by a Miss T following laser treatment for hair removal which had caused injury in the form of severe burns to her legs. The injury…
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07th April 2014
Mr and Mrs L, a retired couple, were travelling in the front seat of a bus when the bus braked sharply and they were propelled out of their seat and on to the floor suffering injuries. Mr and Mrs L saw an advertisement for legal services fronted by Ester Rantzen and made contact with that company who referred the claim to solicitors in Hampshire. Those…
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28th March 2014
Most of us now use or have access to 'social media' of some sort. Twitter and Facebook are very much part of our everyday lives enabling any of us to communicate and express our views to both close friends and a wider audience. However, there are expensive lessons to be learned by the unwary. The golden rule must be “if you would not say something…
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13th March 2014
We all form contracts every day. Not all contracts need to be in writing (though some, such as some land contracts, do). When you buy a loaf of bread from your local shop, you offer to purchase it, the offer is accepted by the baker, you pay them your money and acquire your loaf. Congratulations, you have successfully entered into and performed a contract. Of…
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13th January 2014
However it is equally important that councils and private businesses do not become gung ho and court accident – something which could potentially lead to lengthy and expensive dialogue with personal injury solicitors. As such it is important that flooded roads are kept open, but in a controlled way, where possible, but closed to traffic where they present a significant risk. Furthermore, employers must consider…
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10th January 2014
Throughout the whole of the UK, 148 people lost their lives, and 20,600 suffered major personal injuries. As usual, there are some industries which have proved themselves to be more dangerous than others. Construction, agriculture, manufacturing, as well as waste and recycling made up two thirds of all deaths in the workplace in 2013 – with 39, 29, 20, and 10 fatalities respectively. The regional…
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03rd January 2014
The self-employed 39-year-old man was on the roof of a garage with another employee, clearing moss and rubble, when the work accident took place in January 2012. The corrugated sheet they were on collapsed and the man fell almost three meters onto the concrete floor below. As a result of the fall from height, he fractured his shoulder, sustained brain injury, has been left partially…
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31st December 2013
We all know the risks and we all know the penalties. Those who choose to get behind the wheel after having imbibed alcohol are not even likely to get much sympathy from their friends and family, who are likely to be angry that they put themselves and others at such risk of harm. Take, as an example, the "YouTube phenomenon" of Ray. Ray passed out…
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30th December 2013
The 44-year-old former F1 champion had been skiing off-piste with his 14-year-old son yesterday when he fell and struck his head against a rock. Reports state that he was wearing a helmet, but unfortunately still sustained a serious head injury. Despite this, his manager believes that he would not have survived the skiing accident at all had he not been wearing head protection. Schumacher was…
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