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When cosmetic procedures go wrong - can you make a claim?

Michael Pace
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Cosmetic procedures have become increasingly common, but unfortunately, they do not always go to plan. If you have undergone a cosmetic procedure that has not gone as planned, we understand the devastating impact this may have on your life. A cosmetic...

Can you claim compensation if you are injured skiing or snowboarding?

Michael Pace
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With the snow season kicking off in the UK, Europe, and beyond, many people will be flocking to ski resorts and snow activity sites once again. However, as with all sports, there comes a risk of injury. If you have been injured as a result of a skiing,...

Can I claim compensation after a crash caused by a road defect?

Michael Pace
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If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, we understand how much of an effect it may have had on your life and the lives of your loved ones. Many people know that they can claim compensation if an accident is caused by someone else, but what if...

Can I make a claim for a slip, trip or fall on ice in a public place?

Michael Pace
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At this time of year, slips and trips are common. Ice and other inclement weather can make many everyday places treacherous - particularly if the owner or occupier of the property has not taken adequate care to protect patrons' safety. If you have...

The 5 Stages of Making a Personal Injury Claim

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If you have suffered an injury and someone else was at least partially to blame, you could make a personal injury claim . Making a personal injury claim may seem complicated, particularly if you are concerned about your physical and mental health, or your...

COVID-19 Office Closure

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COVID-19 CLIENT NOTICE Chattertons are open and we are working hard to provide our usual high standard of service to our clients. We are now able to see clients for essential meetings, by appointment only.   Most of our advisors are working...

Coronavirus COVID-19 Chattertons Update

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Chattertons Solicitors  are open for business.  However we are following government recommendations and would encourage you not to visit any of our offices except by prior arrangement. We are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and are...

Making an Offer to Settle is Not a Sign of Weakness

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Over three million people are injured in accidents each year - at home, in their cars, at work, or outdoors. In many cases, someone else is at fault and the accident victims have a right to compensation. There are several ways of getting compensation for a...

Cycling accidents

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As the weather turns warmer and drier, we all start to think about getting outside, perhaps into the garden, but maybe with the intention of cycling. The Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership state that nationally, around 19,000 people per year are admitted...

PERSONAL INJURY COMPENSATION EXPLAINED

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The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has launched a public information booklet to end negative narratives about personal injury claims . Compensation Explained is an online publication which highlights the importance of preserving the right...

Plans to Increase Small Claims Limit for Personal Injury Cases

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The Government’s proposal to increase the small claims limit for personal injury cases from £1,000 to £5,000 could leave many accident victims without access to justice. Currently, a successful claimant can recover their legal costs...

Accidents on Holiday

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New Year generally means that we plan ahead and we are looking forward to a holiday – a break from work, housework and school. Whether staying at home, having days out, a holiday in the UK or abroad, there is always the possibility that an accident...