Just 15% of people injured at work receive compensation
A joint report by APIL and the TUC has stated that 85% of people who are injured at work, or who become ill as a direct result of their job, fail to recover any compensation. The report, entitled ‘The Compensation Myth’, claims that in 2012/13... [read more...
Client awarded £83,000 following Gallbladder surgery
Keyhole surgery to remove your gallbladder – known as laparoscopic cholecystectomy – is one of the UK's most commonly performed operations. Many people who undergo this surgery do so because of complications caused by gallstones. But despite it being a... [read more...
One in ten estates will pay inheritance tax by 2018
According to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, the percentage of estates liable for inheritance tax will quadruple, rising from 2.6% in 2009-10 to 10% in 2018-19. The introduction of the transferable nil-rate band, coupled with a temporary halt... [read more...
Case study: £100k award for nerve damage
Whilst a hand injury may seem like a relatively minor complaint, the sensitivity and movement in our hands is so important to our everyday lives that a serious hand injury can be life changing. Damage to the nerves in your hands can be equally... [read more...