Compensation Awarded Following Injury at an Outdoor Visitor Attraction

Posted: 26/04/2021

With COVID-19 restrictions currently being eased across all areas of the country, and with overseas travel and holiday plans looking likely to remain more complicated this summer, UK-based holidays, ‘staycations’ and day-trips are going to be very popular over the coming months. Organisations such as the National Trust and English Heritage are expecting record visitor numbers at many of their attractions, and whilst the vast majority of these visits will be safe and enjoyable, what happens should a visitor be unlucky enough to suffer from a bodily injury during their visit?

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COVID-19 Medical Treatment Delays – Can You Claim Compensation?

Posted: 24/03/2021

One of the significant side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK has been the delays caused to a wide range of medical treatments and surgical procedures as healthcare resources and staff have been re-allocated to the ‘front line’ to combat the virus. With the NHS has been under severe pressure for much of the past 12 months, NHS England has reported that as of January this year, delays and service suspensions have resulted in around 4.7 million people waiting for treatment to begin. Representing close to 10% of the entire population of England, this waiting list is by far the highest since records began in 2007. These delays have impacted all areas of healthcare and have left many wondering what their legal rights are if their treatment has been delayed due to COVID-19.

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Brexit-Based Law Changes – Will They Affect Injured Victims?

Posted: 05/03/2021

Following the UK’s formal departure from the EU on 31st January this year, changes in UK legislation continue to be announced that highlight the move away from common, EU laws and regulatory frameworks. One such change, which could have a significant and negative impact on off-road accident victims, has recently been announced by transport secretary Grant Shapps.

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2020 Injury Claim Volumes: Big Reductions Seen Across All Insurance Claim Types

Posted: 12/02/2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to have a huge impact on all areas of life in the UK, recent figures collated from the government's Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) by the Association of Consumer Support Organisations (ACSO) have highlighted the impact that lockdown restrictions and the forced changes in lifestyles have had on personal injury claim volumes.

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