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Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Time is running out to join the case against VW A deadline of 26th October 2018 has been set for the group litigation action against Volkswagen. Owners and previous owners of cars affected by the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal must be registered by this date to claim compensation.At Jefferies,...

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How UK Women Feel About NHS Care

At Jefferies Solicitors, we were curious to find out if there were differences in the way UK men and women perceive their NHS care - and to see if men or women were less satisfied with the treatment they receive. While dissatisfaction does not necessarily mean there is a case of clinical neglige...

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What the Proposed Personal Injury Legislation Will Mean For Victims

Last year’s autumn statement was met with outrage from both members of the public and the legal industry, as George Osborne announced the government’s intentions to overhaul personal injury legislation. The radical reforms include increasing the small claims limit to £5000 and scrapping the right...

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Clinical negligence

What New NHS Budget Control For Manchester Will Mean for the City

There has been a mixed reaction to the news that the city of Manchester will be in charge of its own health care budget as of April 2015. Dubbed to be one of the largest decentralisation exercises in the NHS, the ultimate aim is for a better health care service in Greater Manchester, but what do ...

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Volkswagen Emissions Scandal: An Update

It has been announced that Court action is now being taken against Volkswagen in respect of the emissions scandal.Proceedings are being brought against Volkswagen, and its associated companies Audi, Skoda and SEAT, seeking damages as a result of the misrepresentations made to consumers. It is a...

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Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Update July 2016

German car giant Volkswagen has admitted to cheating on emissions by falsifying emissions data on its diesel vehicles. Out of 11m cars worldwide that had the software installed, 1.2m of them were in the UK. Compensation A report has confirmed that VW will pay up to $1000 to $7000 per vehicle to o...

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personal injury news

The SARAH Bill Could Lead To A Drop In Safety Standards

A new Act of Parliament designed to encourage more acts of heroism and social responsibility has raised doubts about health and safety standards.The Social, Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act (SARAH), which received Royal Assent on 12th February, has been the subject of concerns about the m...

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Medical negligence

Test Case Underway To Decide On Compensation For Unborn Baby

This week, there will be a landmark test case to decide whether or not a mother has to pay compensation to her disabled daughter who was born with foetal alcohol syndrome six years ago.The case, which is being taken to the Court of Appeal by a North-West England council, will explore whether th...

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Social Media Competition Terms & Conditions

DATE RUNNING FROM 18th APRIL 2017 - 3RD MAY 2017. PromoterThe promoter is Michael Jefferies Injury Lawyers Limited, Head Office: The Triangle, 8 Cross Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1EQ - Tel: 0161 908 5100. Registered Company No: 07451340RulesThere is no entry fee and no purchase n...

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Man who's fallen at work

Slips, Trips & Falls – Your Questions Answered

Slips, trips and falls continue to be one of the most common types of legal claims.At Jefferies Solicitors, we receive many cases for this type of accident, including the more unusual claims. Here, managing director Michael Jefferies, explains what to look out for when claiming compensation and...

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Shoulder & Foot Damage Case Study

ANDREW CARR v TPLC (2015) Out of Court Settlement 13th April 2015The claimant, a 34-year-old man, received £3,000 for injuries to his arm, shoulder and right foot sustained in a highway tripping accident. The arm/shoulder injury resolved after two weeks and the soft tissue injury to the right f...

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Whiplash injury claims

Second Phase Of Whiplash Reforms Could Spell Long Delays For Injured Claimants

On 1st October 2014, the first phase of the government’s Whiplash Reforms came into effect. The fundamental concept behind the Ministry of Justice-led proposals is to ‘improve the system’ for whiplash personal injury claims. However, with such reforms in place, what will this mean for claimants o...

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Clinical negligence

Report reveals ‘substandard’ care at two-thirds of NHS hospitals

A damning report into NHS hospitals was published last week, with the Care Quality Commission stating that levels of care are below par in two-thirds of hospitals, and safety is ‘inadequate’ in almost three-quarters. The Commission warned these inadequacies were the result of the pressure to cut ...

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Reduced Personal Injury Rate is Good News for Serious Injury Victims

After years of campaigning by solicitors and a long-awaited Ministry of Justice review, on 20th March, the newly adjusted Personal Injury Discount Rate came into effect.This is excellent news for our clients, many of whom had been unfairly under-compensated as a result of the higher discount ra...

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Medical negligence

Record Mesothelioma Case Not Yet Decided

A woman is pursuing a ground-breaking sum for compensation in an asbestos personal injury claim.The woman from Sutton loyally washed her husband’s asbestos-contaminated work clothes and went on to nurse him on his death bed. She is now suing the company who used to employ him for £500,000 after...

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personal injury news

Record Injury Compensation Case Against Liverpool Factory To Begin

A Liverpool chipboard factory in Merseyside is at the centre of a huge compensation case involving around 18,000 claimants. Residents Claim Blaze Damaged Their Health A fire began at the plant in August 2011 and the residents living close by to it are said to be putting in claims that the blaze d...

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Medical negligence

Queen’s Speech Gets Mixed Response On New Bill For Mesothelioma

In her speech yesterday, the Queen offered some good news for asbestos-related illness, mesothelioma, sufferers after she announced there will be parliamentary legislation for people whose insurance companies have been unable to provide policies.The type of sufferer the new legislation will hel...

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Man with neck injury at work

Potential New Reforms Proposed For Whiplash Injuries When Making A Claim

A Commons Report Committee earlier this year stated that whiplash injury claims had increased the average annual motor insurance policy premium by £90.00, with an increase of over 70% in claims for this type of road traffic accident injury in the past six years. Reforms Proposed To Weed Out Bogus...

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Personal Injury Reforms: Your Questions Answered

Each year, in the UK thousands of people are injured in road traffic accidents. While some experience only minor injuries such as a few cuts and bruises, others are unfortunate enough to sustain more serious, catastrophic injuries affecting the spine or brain.In 2016, the government proposed ...

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asbestos danger

Payment Increase To Mesothelioma Compensation Scheme

The Government has announced that it plans to increase payments under the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) for mesothelioma victims who can't trace their employer’s insurer from 80 to 100 percent of the average court award.This will provide additional help to people making a claim as ...

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