With an injury claim, it is important to have experienced solicitors on your side. Here at Tilly Bailey & Irvine, we have more than 175 years to our name, and one of the best reputations in the region. You would be forgiven for assuming that most personal injury claims involve whiplash, as this is often what is most reported in the media.We are experienced in pursuing claims where the injuries are less common and more unusual however, such as electrocution, burns, noise-induced injuries and more.If you are suffering from a less common injury, it is important to have solicitor has sufficient experience and resources to deal with rare injuries.You may need a solicitor who is experienced in more complex matters. This is exactly what happened in the case of a young girl that we are currently instructed to act on behalf of.The young girl’s mother approached Tilly Bailey & Irvine and explained that her daughter had attended a birthday party at a local play area and had put a … [Read more...] about Experience matters when seeking a solicitor for a personal injury claim
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A WOMAN injured in a car crash with Prince Philip is set to sue the Duke for compensation. Emma Fairweather, 46, was left with a broken wrist after her pal's Kia ploughed into the 97-year-old's Land Rover last week. The mum-of-two told The Sunday Mirror that she hadn't received a personal apology from Philip - and was instead read a bizarre 14-word statement by a police liaison officer. She also revealed she was considering legal action after docs told her she could be forced off work for TWO months. She said: "I think he should be treated the same as anyone else. How could you say no to prosecuting him if he's broken the law?" “It has been such a traumatic and painful time and I would have expected more of the Royal Family. “It could have been so much worse. Prince Philip apparently said to a witness that it was the sun that dazzled him but I can’t see how that could be true when it was overcast." “It would mean the world to me if Prince Philip said sorry but I … [Read more...] about Prince Philip crash victim ‘considering personal injury claim’ against the Duke as she faces months off work with broken wrist
THE Army has today brought in a 'drone killer' used to fight ISIS as cops identify “persons of interest” in the hunt for the Gatwick Grinch. The net is closing around the ‘eco warrior lone-wolf’ after a tense game of cat-and-mouse chase with an elite squad of police, Army and the RAF. Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, from Sussex police, made the announcement in front of reporters at the crisis-hit airport this afternoon. He also said measures to tackle the drone would include: "technical, sophisticated options to detect and mitigate drone incursions, all the way down to less sophisticated options - even shotguns would be available to officers should the opportunity present itself." Gatwick bosses are fighting to bring the airport back to normal while the drones plunge more than 200,000 passengers into Christmas chaos for the third day running. Around 21 planes an hour are now departing Britain's second biggest airport but more than 155 flights have been … [Read more...] about Gatwick live updates – Army brings in ‘drone killer’ used to fight ISIS as cops identify ‘persons of interest’ in Gatwick Grinch hunt
0 Have your say The NHS paid out £35m in compensation last year due to hospitals being unsafe for staff to work in and dangerous to visit, according to research by a law firm. Nockolds Solicitors said it found that the average payout over the 2017/18 financial year was £158,219 but some trusts paid out more than £1m each.It said routine breaches of the duty of care the NHS owes to its staff and hospital visitors often get overlooked because of the focus on compensation for medical negligence.NHS trusts paying more than £1m included North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (£1,076,909) and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (£1,009,306).Last year 232 trusts paid out a total of £34,966,393 to settle employers' liability, public liability, property damage and theft claims.The firm said this amount does not include claimant or defence legal costs and is simply the aggregate sum paid to claimants as a result of hospitals failing … [Read more...] about NHS paid out £35m in compensation due to ‘unsafe’ hospitals
Medical mistakes are rare, but can be devastating for those involved. Could you be entitled to compensation? Medical negligence cases in the UK are rising rapidly, and headlines often talk of big money pay outs for patients and families who have suffered anguish or loss.While millions of patients undergo NHS and private medical examinations, surgery and treatment every day with only positive results, when things do go wrong the impact can be devastating.For those trying to cope with loss or complex medical issues, the thought of fighting a legal case could feel overwhelming. However, a successful medical negligence claim could help provide security for the future, provide vital equipment and facilities to make life more comfortable and help highlight failings in procedures and systems that could be fixed to prevent them happening again.What is medical negligence?When a physician, dentist, pharmacist, nurse or other health care professional’s treatment of a patient is improper, … [Read more...] about Medical mishap: can you make a claim?