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Jan 29, 2016

Accountant’s Negligence

Accountants are highly skilled professionals typically utilised to look after your financial affairs, either personal or business. However, if things do go wrong, don’t think that you just have to accept it. If your Accountant’s actions cause you problems and financial loss due to negligence, you need to think about taking action. How do you […]

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Jul 12, 2015

Michael Melia Client Testimonial

“The level of professionalism from Armstrong Solicitors t/a Been Let Down was second to none. From the beginning to end I felt comfortable with advice I was being provided, my Solicitor was easy to talk to and friendly. You were superbly efficient and professional and your foresight on all matter on the questions I asked […]

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Jul 09, 2015

How to Choose a Good GP

One of the key decisions you make in your life will be: ‘Who should I choose as my General Practitioner (GP)?’ This person will be responsible for not just your health and wellbeing, but potentially that of your children as well. How do you go about making this important choice? Imagine if you have moved […]

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Jul 07, 2015

Misdiagnosis, the most common malpractice

In 2009-10, the NHS paid out £56 million in compensation to patients who had been incorrectly misdiagnosed. In 2010-2011 this rocketed to £98 million. In 2011, 1,204 successful cases were brought against NHS trusts for misdiagnosis – an increase of 80 per cent over a five-year period from 2006-7. On the basis of these figures, […]

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Jul 05, 2015

Seven-day NHS: What does it really mean for you?

With David Cameron promising that England will “become the first country in the world to deliver a truly seven-day NHS” by 2020, what does that mean for us and is it really achievable? Let’s look at why there is need for a seven-day NHS. First of all, if you are admitted to hospital over the […]

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When does ”˜Never’ not mean ”˜Never? “Never Events” and the NHS

At a time when the NHS is facing challenges with more 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. What is […]

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Jun 15, 2015

Clinical Negligence Claims

Clinical negligence — which is sometimes known as medical negligence — is an unfortunate but not uncommon occurrence in our country. Despite the proficiency of our private and NHS healthcare workers, accidents do happen and when they do you deserve recompense. It isn’t always necessary to go through the full claim process up to the […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Negligence

Like any other form of Doctor, Nurse or medical practitioner, cosmetic Surgeons have a duty of care to their patients that includes every step of the process from first evaluation to aftercare. Some forms of medical neglect occur before any cut is ever made. Your Surgeon has a duty to make sure that you aware […]

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A Guide to Understanding When Solicitor Negligence Has Occurred

The legal profession in the UK is highly regulated and Solicitors, Barristers etc. are highly trained and qualified professionals. However mistakes can occur. If these mistakes lead to loss or harm (financial or otherwise), it’s important to know that you have the right to be compensated. However the thought of suing a Solicitor or other […]

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A Guide to Understanding When Medical Negligence has Occurred

Here in the UK we are fortunate in having one of the finest and best respected Health Services in the entire world. However as with any field of endeavour sometimes things do go wrong. Of course, when things do go awry with health matters it can be one of the most devastating things that can […]

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