February 2012 Archive

Don't Delay Seeking Advice about a Claim

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The bringing of a personal injury claim is subject to a 3-year time limit. This normally begins when an accident happens and in most situations the date is fairly obvious.  More …

The long road to a Public Inquiry into poor patient care

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Between January 2005 and March 2009, Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) went through some significant changes, not least attaining Foundation Trust status in February 2008.  At the same time as it was being assessed and accredited with Foundation Trust status however, significant failings in the quality of the care provided arose and those failings were either identified and ignored, or not understood. More …

Are your employees off on a frolic of their own?

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Employers have a duty to make sure that their employees are safe at work. This also means that they can be held to be at fault for the actions of their employees that cause injury to others during the course of their employment.  The question is though when will an employee be acting in the course of his employment and when will he be seen to be off on a frolic of his own.   More …

ATOL reforms to go "live" in April 2012

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The government <a href="http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2000264&amp;c=setreg&amp;region=2">has confirmed</a> that the proposed ATOL reforms will come into force on the 30 April 2012 More …