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Jun 13, 2016

Did the Junior Doctors Strike Lead to a Reduction of the Quality of Care Provided by the NHS?

Earlier this year 75% of junior Doctors voted in favour of walking out of their jobs and taking strike action. A question at the forefront of many people’s minds will be: Did the junior Doctors’ strikes mean that the quality of the NHS treatment deteriorated? Many officials believe that this is a definite possibility. Patients […]

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Bullying of Staff in Liverpool-based NHS Trust

An investigation of the Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust uncovered some shocking findings. Since 2011, there is mounting evidence of medical failure throughout the Trust. This is more than likely due to the oppressive culture of the Liverpool based trust. During the investigation, one patient revealed that his lung cancer had not been detected by […]

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Mar 30, 2016

Wills and Probate – Solicitors Negligence Claims

When drafting a Will or dealing with Probate, it is essential that things are done correctly, thoroughly and professionally.  Solicitors and Probate Lawyers have a duty of care to deal with Wills, Trusts and Estates in a competent manner. This can be a sensitive area of law and sometimes emotions run high when dealing with […]

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Mar 25, 2016

Can I sue my Solicitor?

When your Solicitor has been negligent and they have caused you to suffer loss or damage, it’s natural to want to make a complaint. But can you make a claim for Compensation? The answer is yes. Even professionals with experience can make mistakes for whatever reason and if this results in financial loss or a […]

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Mar 23, 2016

Solicitors’ Negligence Claims – A Brief Guide

Most people, during their lives, require the services of a Solicitor. Whether it be for the drafting of a Will, a matrimonial/family matter, business related matters, ratifying contracts, a personal injury claim, conveyancing etc, we will all, on occasion, need to rely on the professionalism, knowledge and expertise of these highly trained legal advisors. In […]

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Mar 18, 2016

“Never Events” and the NHS

At a time when the NHS is facing challenges with Government funding cuts and an ageing population, public support for this great institution is running high. Yet with 308 ‘never events’ taking place in England between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, more still needs to be done to prevent them. A ‘never event’ […]

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Mar 16, 2016

Misdiagnosed Cancer Claims

Misdiagnosis (or late diagnosis) of cancer is a serious issue. The potential implications are of course severe and could lead to premature death and/or shortened life expectancy. This in turn can result in financial hardship, the missed opportunity of essential treatments, undergoing unnecessary treatments, and in extreme cases even risk of death. That’s why it’s […]

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Mar 11, 2016

Can I sue a Cosmetic Surgeon for Negligence?

A claim against a Cosmetic Surgeon is no different to any other claim made against a medical professional for example a Doctor working for the NHS. Like any other Doctor, Nurse or medical practitioner, Cosmetic Surgeons have a duty of care to their patients. The duty of care extends to every step of the process, […]

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Mar 09, 2016

Is it possible to sue the NHS for negligence?

The simple answer is yes. A lot of people are put off making claims against the NHS as they think it might be daunting or difficult. It is neither of these things with the assistance of an experienced knowledgeable Solicitor like we have here at Beenletdown. There are a few important factors to consider before […]

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Feb 26, 2016

A Solicitor’s Failure to Comply With Court Orders

In some cases, clients who have made a claim and been represented by a Solicitor, have been let down by their Solicitors, often because the Solicitor have failed to comply with court orders. If this happens, a client should be aware of the potential consequences and what action they can take. The Civil Procedure Rules […]

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