ASD exceed their goals for chosen charity

Accident Solicitors Direct joined with staff at unLTD Magazine to undergo an epic 11 hour battle through wind and rain with the aim to raise funds towards a £5,000 target for the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity. Starting at Wessenden, the hardy trekkers, including Ralph Clark, Lydia Topham, Judy Pearson, Bethany Rhodes-Lockwood, Grace Newbold, Kirsty Wild…

Slipping Claims

The law in slipping cases is, in theory, settled and straightforward. One question that often arises in practice, however, is whether the occupier bears an evidential burden of proving that it had in place a proper and adequate system. How does this evidential burden work. The Law The starting point is s2(2) of the Occupiers’…

Accidents in Public

A public liability claim is a claim for an accident that’s happened on property that’s open to the public. This includes places that are owned or maintained by a local authority, but also private businesses that are open to the public such as museums, bars, gyms or restaurants. The people responsible for the upkeep of…

Why Injured People Risk Losing Out To Motor Insurers’ Multi Billion Pound Windfall

What’s changed? In the autumn statement George Osbourne announced measures to ban injured persons in road traffic accidents from seeking damages for soft tissue injuries. At the same time the Conservative Government also indicated that personal injury cases with a value of less than £5,000 would be better dealt with by the injured person through…