October 2013 Archive

Cruise ships medical charges under the spotlight

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According to a survey, one in five of members on a cruise reported that they had visited the ship's doctors, facing an average bill of £233. Twelve of the claims were for £500 or more and one reported a charge of £6,500. More …

Loss of Congenial Employment

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The Courts can make an award in personal injury & claims for loss of congenial employment - but what is this? More …

School not liable for injury to child

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A recent Court of Appeal decision has overruled a successful County Court judgment against the Council with reference to an accident which occurred at St Andrew's School in Nuthurst. More …

Go Jan !

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It never fails to amaze me just how selfless people are and that despite serious injury, some individuals go out of their way to help others and remain positive. More …

Bereavement damages: is it ever enough to compensate for death by negligence?

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Is it possible to provide adequate financial compensation representing the value society places on life? More …

Older Drivers Forum: help and advice for older drivers

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Following my article this week on older drivers, I was pleased to read in the Southern Daily Echo yesterday that an Older Drivers Forum has been launched this week in Southampton. More …