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Medical Expenses in a Personal Injury* Claim

One heading of damages in a personal injury claim* is called Special Damages. Special Damages are financial losses which occurred to the injured party in the accident arising from the negligence. This could be vehicle damage in a road traffic accident, for example. It could be loss of earnings due to inability to work and …

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Winning & Losing in a Personal Injury* Claim

Sometimes the Plaintiff ie injured party in a personal injury* claim if they are successful in their case, a court can apportion liability between the injured party and the defendant, and this person is momentarily confused if they won or indeed lost their case. Heres an example. Luke (not a real named client) was injured …

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Workplace Stress & Discriminatory Dismissal

It is common in workplace disputes that the trust which once existed between the parties ie employer and employee evaporates. An employer makes the decision to terminate an employees employment while on sick leave, due to workplace absence or for failing to submit sickness certificates, for example. The employer does not believe the employees reason …

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Predetermined Outcome – Unfair Dismissal

If an employee is dismissed for a conduct issue, or performance issue, for example, and no investigation took place, or no disciplinary hearing took place, or an unfair investigation /  disciplinary hearing took place, an employee will likely feel the dismissal was unfair and consider their legal options. Many employees will indicate to their solicitor, …

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