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Nine ‘Crash for Cash’ Fraudsters Pay Price for Their Dishonesty

So called 'crash for cash' frauds are a blight not only on the motor insurance industry but also on honest drivers. The High Court made that point as it meted out stiff punishments to nine people who made dishonest compensation claims following alleged road accidents that never even happened. The nine, six of them members of the same family, sought [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: General, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Should we separate or divorce?

Figure it out You may have been experiencing some issues within your marriage or civil partnership, but unsure of what to do and where to go. If you don’t want to get a divorce or civil partnership dissolution to officially end your marriage/civil partnership, there are a couple of other options for you. With that being said, it’s important to [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Divorce & Family, News, Ward & Rider|0 Comments

Icy Conditions – Council’s Obligations Do Not Extend to Being Proactive

When a man slipped on ice in a Swansea car park and sustained injuries, he brought a case against the council alleging that his injuries had resulted from a failure to grit the car park, which he claimed was a breach of its obligations under the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 to keep it safe. The council's policy was to apply [...]

By |March 12th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|0 Comments

Get it Right First Time

When a farmer's Will left almost all of his estate to a family discretionary trust, the estate administration proceeded without problems. The beneficiaries of the trust were his widow and daughter and, at the time of his death in 2005, his estate was valued at £3.2 million. The main asset in the Estate was farmland, which had been farmed by [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Categories: Wills & Probate|0 Comments

Asbestos Exposure Can Be Hard to Prove – But Don’t Be Discouraged!

Asbestos exposure can be very hard to prove given the length of time it can take for the substance to have its pernicious effect on health. However, as one case showed, obtaining expert legal advice can overcome the difficulties that stand in the way of victims achieving a just compensation settlement. The case concerned a GP who died from mesothelioma [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|0 Comments

DIY Approach to Property Purchase Proves Costly

You might think that something as seemingly simple as buying a pitch for a caravan is straightforward enough to do yourself, but a recent example shows why no sensible person would consider entering into a property transaction without employing a specialist lawyer. A man who went ahead and paid £3,000 for a caravan pitch entirely wasted his money because he [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Moving Home & Conveyancing|0 Comments