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Ross Jackson of Winn Solicitors gives useful advice on what to do if this happens to you.
Darrell Kaye, a Partner at Digby Brown, explains that blame – or liability – for rear-end collisions depends entirely on the unique circumstances of each incident and gives very practical advice on what to do if you are ‘rear-ended’.
Paul Fretwell is Partner & Head of Personal Injury at George Ide LLP. He undertakes difficult, complex and high-value claims and is a specialist in brain, spine, amputee and catastrophic injury cases and is highly motivated to help victims of accidents obtain justice.
Our thanks to Jason Claridge, Director and Joint Head of the Personal Injury and the Clinical Negligence Team at Ward & Rider Solicitors, who looks at this useful case for those who have unfortunate claimants facing the possibility of accepting an offer out of time.
Darren Wilson, Team Leader & Senior Associate at Irwin Mitchell, looks at the E-scooter revolution and concludes that legislation is well behind the curve.
Our thanks to Paschal J O’Hare Personal Injury Solicitors for this blog containing useful information for the accident victim.
Chris Skyner, Legal Advisor – Claimant at Carpenters Group, and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Merseyside and the Wirral, updates us on recent decisions from the County Court at Birkenhead.
Adam Thorpe, Associate Director and Head of Litigation Team at Winn Solicitors in Byker, shares a good example of the complexities and differing interpretations of the multitude of rules now governing personal injury and road traffic accident work.
Brian Cole, Partner Personal Injury Department at Diamond Heron in Belfast, looks at the current legal landscape in Northern Ireland.
Janet Tilley looks back at the history of our Society as MASS celebrates it’s 30th Anniversary.
Craig Butler, an Associate at Wolferstans Solicitors in Plymouth and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South West, looks at the impact of Covid-19 on road safety.
Shelyna Mariscal, Partner, Personal Injury, at Hansells and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for East Anglia explains the reason for her blog …
So why am I writing this? To make more people aware that the menopause is a long-term hormone deficiency with health risks which can be devastating for a woman who has a career.
Darren Wilson, tells us about A new ‘hierarchy’ of road users which is being introduced that ranks the most vulnerable to least vulnerable road users. Darren is a Team Leader and Senior Associate at Irwin Mitchell and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Central East.
Kate Sweeney tells us “it’s time for change!”. Kate is a Partner and Head of Personal Injury for Stephensons Solicitors LLP and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the Manchester Region.
Tim Carr, Public Affairs Consultant to MASS, considers the many challenges and issues ahead with the imminent launch of the new OIC portal.
Our thanks to Adam Thorpe who, ahead of the forthcoming implementation of the ‘Whiplash Reforms’, contemplates on the tricky issue of what to do until a Court of Appeal test case is heard.
Adam is a Solicitor and Manager of the Litigation Team at Winn Solicitors and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the North East.
Our thanks to Brian Castle (Partner at Digby Brown Solicitors and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Scotland) who shares his own personal experience of ‘cold calling’ and urges anyone coming across such practices to report their concerns.