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Mar 09, 2018

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 Been Let Down. There are a few important factors to […]

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May 22, 2017

Can I Sue My Hospital for Negligence

If you’ve been considering the question can I sue my hospital for negligence, you should know that you can sue a hospital for negligence for a variety of reasons. However, medical negligence is a complex issue so it’s probably best to get sound legal advice on how to how to sue a hospital from Solicitors […]

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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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Feb 26, 2016

Solicitor Fails 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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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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May 22, 2015

Failure to Comply

In some cases, clients who have sought to make a claim have been let down by their Solicitors, often because they have failed to comply with court orders. If this happens for whatever reason, the client should be aware of the potential repercussions and what they can do about it. The Civil Procedure Rules laid […]

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Oct 22, 2014

Did your Solicitor fail to advise you about litigation funding?

If so, this may be negligence. Failure to give adequate advice about Litigation funding sometimes referred to has After The Event Insurance (ATE) which may have covered the cost of the failed litigation, is likely to be a breach of the Solicitors Code of Professional Conduct (1.2 outcomes). Solicitors are obliged to advise their clients […]

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