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Please note MASS Blogs represent the personal views of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official view of MASS.


MASS BlogsMASS BlogsOctober 2020

Road traffic injury claims – back to basics

Our thanks to Craig Butler, Associate at Wolferstans Solicitors in Plymouth, for this blog which provides a useful source of information to anyone who has been unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident. Craig is also MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South West.


MASS BlogsSeptember 2020

https://www.mass.org.uk/solicitors/our-management-committee/Remote hearings – the story so far

This month’s blog, kindly provided by Adam Thorpe, looks at how the system has worked to date the considers the challenges going forwards. Adam is a Solicitor and Manager of the Litigation Team at Winn Solicitors in Byker. He is also MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the North East.


MASS BlogsMASS BlogsAugust 2020

Rental E-scooters – A New Safety Risk for Road Users

Our thanks to Sue Vanden, Partner and Road Traffic Accident Technical Manager at Simpson Millar, who highlights the dangers of e-scooters and the law relating to riding them.


MASS BlogsMASS BlogsJuly 2020

Spinal cord injury – vital support for family members

Ollie Thorn is Corporate Partnership Manager for Back Up (MASS ‘chosen charity’). Ollie outlines how the charity provides crucial mentoring support to the families of people who have sustained a spinal injury, helping them to move forwards and adjust to a new way of life.


MASS BlogsMASS BlogsJune 2020

Motor Insurers in the slow lane

Paul Drabble, a Partner and Personal Injury Solicitor (Road Traffic Accidents) for True Solicitors LLP in Leeds and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Yorkshire, tells us that Motor insurers are in the slow lane when it comes to passing on savings from Covid-19.


noticed the Court Fees Office intention for a consent order to vacate a hearing should be filed with a fee of £100.00, is this correct?MASS BlogsMay 2020

Court Fee Consent Order Confusion

Chris Skyner, an Advocate at Carpenters and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Merseyside and the Wirral, has noticed the Court Fees Office intention for a consent order to vacate a hearing should be filed with a fee of £100.00, and asks ‘is this correct?’


MASS BlogsMASS BlogsApril 2020

Working from home – it’s good to talk

Kate Sweeney, Partner and Head of Personal Injury for Stephensons Solicitors LLP and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the Manchester Region tells us why communication is key (and why she’s not washed her hair!).


MASS BlogsCovid-19 and the benefits of training at home - March 2020March 2020

Covid-19 and the benefits of training at home

MASS Training Co-ordinator, Elena Papantoni tells us about the advantages of webinars during these challenging times.

 


MASS BlogsMASS blogsMarch 2020

MASS Associate Membership – by someone who knows!

Tim Meakin from 7BR Chambers (who was our very first Associate!) shares why he values his association with MASS.


MASS BlogsDiscount Rate – Why is Scotland Different?February 2020

Discount Rate – Why is Scotland Different?

Brian Castle, Partner, Digby Brown and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Scotland takes us through the aspects that help to explain the difference in rates.

 


January 2020

The 5 New Laws Motorists Need to Know About in 2020

Our thanks to Winn Solicitors for providing “The 5 New Laws Motorists Need to Know About in 2020” which also appears on their website.


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