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New Hires at Jefferies

Jefferies adds eight new staff Jefferies Solicitors is a fast-growing personal injury law firm. The last few months have been quite busy for Jefferies with eight new faces joining our growing business. Dave Heneghan has been appointed as the new Head of IT. Dave is an experienced IT prof...

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Using Payslips As Evidence Of A Loss Of Earnings 

Can I Use My Payslips To Claim Compensation?   There are lots of different factors that go into determining the amount of compensation that you can claim. The loss of earnings associated with your case is a very important part of determining the amount of compensation that you will be awarded. P...

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Learn About Split Liability 

What Is Split Liability?  Split liability is the term that is used to describe a legal case in which both the defendant and the claimant are considered to be somewhat responsible for the incident in question. The amount to which both side are considered to be responsible will depend upon the spe...

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Jefferies Solicitors March Newsletter

THE LATEST NEWS FROM JEFFERIES SOLICITORS Read all the latest news about what’s happening at Jefferies Solicitors in the March 2021 Newsletter. It’s packed with all the latest information on what's happening at Jefferies solicitors and the latest information about how we are working to help y...

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Personal Injury Reforms

PERSONAL INJURY REFORMS TO COME INTO EFFECT FROM 31ST MAY 2021. It has recently been announced that there will be changes to the road traffic accident claims process, which will impact some road traffic accident claims that happen on or after the 31st of May 2021.  We have taken a look at the r...

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What Is Vicarious Liability? 

Vicarious Liability And Personal Injury  If you want to make a personal injury claim, you may need to know about vicarious liability. Vicarious liability simply refers to a legal scenario where someone/an organisation is held responsible for the actions of another person. In personal injury case...

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Claiming Under The Workers’ Compensation Act 1979 

Claiming For An Industrial Illness  The Workers Compensation Act 1979 helps those who have been afflicted by an industrial disease due to conditions in their workplace. It allows for a lump sum to be paid by the government to those who have been impacted by poor conditions in the workplace. T...

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Headway to give evidence at parliamentary enquiry

Headway to give evidence in inquiry into the link between sport and brain injury Leading brain injury charity Headway has been invited to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry that will examine the links between sport and long-term brain injury. The parliamentary inquiry ...

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How Long Does It Take For An Insurance Company To Settle?

Settling With An Insurance Company Find out how long it takes to settle a claim against an insurance company. If you are thinking of making a compensation claim, you may be wondering how long it could take for an insurer to settle. While the efficiency and effectiveness of your personal injury s...

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Cleaners At Risk Of Suffering From Dermatitis 

Cleaner Dermatitis Claims  If you work as a cleaner, you could develop dermatitis. The products that professional cleaners use, as well as the environments that they work in, can sometimes cause the development of skin problems like dermatitis. Dermatitis is quite a common condition among profes...

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Learn All About Manual Handling Dangers And Safety

Injuries caused by manual handling Manual handling is an umbrella term that refers to actions that involve lifting, carrying, lowering, pushing, or pulling items. Manual handling is often associated with certain specific professions and workplaces, such as a building site, a warehouse, or a fact...

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3 Ways to Prevent Shelving Accidents

3 Ways to Prevent Shelving Accidents Shelving accidents are one of the most common accident types to occur in warehouses and industrial workplaces. If you work in a warehouse or factory you need to be aware of how and why shelving injuries occur so that you can decrease your chances of being inj...

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Development Of RSI Due Working At Home 

Ergonomic Conditions And RSI  Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term that is used to describe muscle pain or pain in the nerves and tendons of certain parts of the body. This sort of injury occurs due to repetitive movements and overuse of that part of the body where the injury has occ...

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Will I Have To Go To Court for a Personal Injury Claim?

Do you have to go to court for a personal injury claim? Some people can be quite reluctant to make a personal injury claim because they are worried about potentially having to go to court. However, there are certain misconceptions about personal injury claims and the likelihood of you having to ...

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Mince Pie Morning For Headway

Mince Pie Morning For Headway On Thursday 17th December, Jefferies Solicitors held a mince pie morning to help raise money for brain injury charity Headway UK. We were delighted to get involved in the festive fundraising, once again. With Covid-19 restrictions, we held the morning this year v...

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Making a Claim For A Minor Injuries

Can you claim for minor injuries? Potential clients often enquire about whether they can make a claim for a minor injury. It is an important question, as medical negligence cases and personal injury cases can often vary in the amount of compensation that is granted depending on the specific deta...

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Food Poisoning- Everything You Need To Know

Everything You Need To Know When Making a Food Poisoning Claim Eating in has become the new eating out. With covid restrictions in place, takeaway and convenience foods have become increasingly popular. Sales for takeaway services such as JustEat, Deliveroo and UberEats were up 21% in the fir...

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‘One to Watch’ in Best Companies Survey

'One to Watch' in Best Companies Survey We are delighted to announce that Jefferies Solicitors has been awarded:​​ 'One to Watch' status by Best Companies​ Accreditations from ‘Best Companies’ are the standard for today’s workplace engagement. To achieve ‘Ones to Watch’ status, a Best Company...

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Guarantor Loan Scheme

GUARANTOR LOAN SURVEY If you have ever taken out a Guarantor Loan then you may be entitled to make a claim.   A Guarantor Loan is a loan where the lender requires a guarantor to jointly sign a loan agreement so that if the borrower defaults on the loan, the Guarantor is liable to repa...

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Fallen Down The Stairs At Work Compensation

Fell Down The Stairs At Work: Can I Claim? Call our specialists on 0800 342 3206 or fill out our online form to arrange a no-obligation confidential conversation about your accident. If you have fallen down the stairs while at work, you may feel unsure about whether you can claim. However, it...

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