If you have suffered psychiatric injury due to witnessing a loved one’s injury or death, you may be entitled to compensation.
Any lawyer will tell you that it is better for divorcing couples to agree how assets should be divided rather than fighting it out in court
The man was exposed to asbestos at work when he was young in the 1970s and 1980s. He was in his early 60s when he died from mesothelioma.
Even apparently obvious or trifling clerical errors in a will or codicil may provide fertile ground for dispute and that is why it is so important to have such documents drafted by a professional.
Clinical negligence can become harder to prove as the years go by and that is why it makes sense to consult a solicitor as soon as possible.
A divorce can take some considerable time and that is why judges have the power to make interim maintenance awards to bridge the gap.
No one is under a positive legal duty to protect others from harm, and surprisingly for some, that includes the emergency services.
If you have no spouse, child or other dependant you might think there is little point in making a will however this would be incorrect.
For some victims of negligent or criminal acts, vindication and establishing the truth are at least as important as monetary compensation.
A local authority bore two thirds of the blame for an accident which left a young man gravely injured and was liable to pay compensation.