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4 November 2016

Common sense now prevails in the world of personal injury claims

I read with some amusement recently a poster on a billboard in which solicitors were advertising that they carried out work on a no win no fee basis for genuine claims. Would a solicitor ever take on a claim other than one which was genuine? You would hope not. However the meaning of the word genuine may mean different things to different people.

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Andrew Brown

18 March 2015

Beware Freebies

For many years solicitors, including myself, were able to offer free legal services to those who had been injured through the fault of others. You would often see advertising such as '100% compensation guaranteed' because it really was as simple as that.

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Andrew Brown

14 July 2014

Once bitten, twice shy

If you have been bitten by a dog, you are less likely to be able to recover compensation than if you had been bitten by Luis Suarez!! Andrew Brown explains that there is little redress for you if you are attacked by someone's dog.

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Andrew Brown

28 November 2013

Ten things you may not know about Personal Injury claims

1. Before you are entitled to compensation in this country you have to show that the person or company you are claiming against has been at fault in some way.

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Andrew Brown

2 April 2013

The Personal Injury "Big Bang"

Many Personal Injury lawyers were naming the 1st April 2013 as "the Big Bang", WHY?

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Andrew Brown