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NOV

A survey recently carried out by Relate suggests that one in four divorcees regrets their split. The question is would you want to be a "boomerang couple”? That is to say, a couple who divorced and then remarried. I suppose the level of bitterness and acrimony sometimes experienced...

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A recently reported case has highlighted the problem of personal injury claims being under settled and how the solicitors handling the original claim can be sued for negligence. It also highlighted the dangers of solicitors acting for clients who they never actually meet. The injured...

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Isn't it about time that the law surrounding bereavement damages is changed? The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) certainly thinks so and it's very hard to disagree with them. Bereavement damages are a fixed amount of compensation payable by the person responsible for the...

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Black Tuesday

10 October 2013
By Chris Macwilliam
10
OCT

Tuesday, 1st October 2013. Remember that date as it was a black day so far as injured workers are concerned! That is the day that Section 69 of The Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act came into force and it dramatically moves the goal posts so far as workplace accidents are concerned. In...

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The following rates came into effect on 1 October 2013: • the adult rate increased by 12p to £6.31 an hour • the rate for 18-20 year olds increased by 5p to £5.03 an hour • the rate for 16-17 year olds increased by 4p to £3.72 an hour • the apprentice rate...

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