January 2017

Ban Cold Calling, not pople’s rights!
On a daily basis I receive 2-3 calls on my mobile from unknown numbers, I rarely answer.  If I decide to take the call, invariably I will be asked about a road traffic accident which I was recently involved in (I wasn’t) or a PPI Claim….

Government’s proposal to prevent claimants from recovering legal costs where their injuries are under £5,000
The Government has rushed through a consultation to completely change the personal injury sector….

February 2016

Brain Injury – how can your lawyer help you with additional support?
The 2015 Rehabilitation Code is a Code of Practice which places a duty on the Claimant Solicitor to help the injured person make the best and quickest possible medical recovery to enable them to return to their lives and work…

Road Traffic Accidents – How Can They Cause Brain Damage When There Is No Evident Injury To The Head?
The article will describe the symptoms that can be experienced in road accidents, the experts likely to be involved and the difficulty in identifying this type of injury…

December 2015

What Is The Difference Between A Clinical Negligence Claim And A Person Injury Claim?
In a personal injury case such as a work accident or a road traffic accident it can often be obvious as to what went wrong and who is to blame…

Personal Injury Team At Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors Successfully Recover Personal Injury Damages.
The Personal Injury Team at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors have successfully obtained damages for two clients who were involved in a rear end collision last December, where the third party driver denied being involved in the accident…

November 2015

Compensation For Epileptic Patient Discharged From Hospital Too Soon.
Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors acted for an epileptic lady who was taken to hospital following a seizure in a local shopping centre…

Government Proposals To Remove Compensation For Whiplash Claims.
As Personal Injury Lawyers who have a particular expertise in road traffic collisions, we are horrified that the Government is proposing to remove the right to claim compensation for personal injury from innocent victims of car accidents…

Top 10 Tips For A Personal Injury Claim.
My client was involved in a car accident in April 2014. He suffered from a whiplash injury to the neck and pain to his left shoulder…

October 2015

Getting Started With A Case Manager.
Once my brain injured client’s needs have been assessed and funds received from the Insurers, the Case Manager will start putting in place the support that is required…

Man Falls Off Ladder and Received £100,00 in Compensation.
A client was injured at work falling off a ladder at work, which had not been ‘footed’…

How Do Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors Choose A Case Manager For Brain Injured Clients?
Anne Maguire, Specialist Brain Injury Lawyer explains why it is important to get the right Case Manager…

Brain Injury News Issue 6 Autumn 2015

When Can A Case Manager Be Appointed And How Do They Help?
To start the process it is helpful to agree with the Insurers that the appointment of a Case Manager is necessary in order to support my brain injured client and their family…

Personal Injury Law And How The Circle Comes Back Around.
For many years claimant solicitors have been able to rely on a group of Statutory Regulations to establish civil liability in a claim…

Professional Negligence Claims Against Personal Injury Lawyers. Mistakes That Can Happen!
Recently I attended a conference of the Brain Injury Group which discussed the main mistakes in running brain injury cases…

September 2015

The Rugby World Cup And Brain Injury.
When Northampton Saint’s Welsh winger George North was knocked unconscious in a clash of heads in the Six Nations this year it caused outrage…