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06Dec

Whiplash Claims Whiplash Claims – The Law Is Changing

My name is Diane Massey, I am a solicitor and the proprietor at DSM Legal Solicitors.  The Government is changing the law soon so that it will be more difficult to bring certain types of claims – in particular whiplash-type injuries.   The level of compensation will be reduced in many cases to a set tariff…

23Nov

Heir Hunter Ordered to Pay £250,000 Costs Heir Hunter Ordered to Pay £250,000 in Legal Fees

After failing to acknowledge the will of a pensioner, Andrew Fraser, a professional heir hunter, has been ordered to pay costs of £250,000. Andrew Fraser, of firm Fraser and Fraser, a genealogist had been asked to investigate the will of a 1930s model, Tessa Amstell. Fraser questioned whether the will had been made with impartiality…

19Nov

Christmas Competition 2018 Christmas Competition 2018

It’s nearly that time of year again!  Our Christmas competition will hopefully get you in the festive mood. We are offering two lucky people the chance to win £25 worth of Marks & Spencer vouchers each, in time for Christmas!  All you have to do is answer the following question: – What was the name…

17Oct

solicitors Warrington Solicitors Warrington

If you live in Warrington and require legal advice, DSM Legal are a firm of no-nonsense solicitors with a wide range of expertise and we’re here to help. Whether you want to make a personal injury claim, have a dispute with your employer or simply want to make a will, we believe in providing a…

20Sep

warrington solicitors Warrington Solicitors

Do you live in Warrington? Do you need sound legal advice or help? At DSM Legal we are ready to provide you with the help you need. We’re situated just off M62 at Junction 8, near IKEA and Marks & Spencers.   When you visit us in Warrington, you’ll get a sympathetic ear and a…

20Aug

Manual Handling at Work Manual Handling at Work

A variety of jobs involve manual handling of some sort, whether that be moving files/boxes around the office, stacking shelves or lifting patients into an ambulance for example.   The Health and Safety Executive has lots of advice and guidance on ensuring employees are safe at work, and that includes manual handling.   8.9 million working days…

23Jul

The Ambulance Staff Charity Our Charity of the Year

For 2018 we are proud to be supporting The Ambulance Staff Charity (TASC).  The charity supports present and past ambulance staff and their families, NHS or independent sectors, in all areas of operation, when they face difficulties.   TASC’s services include:- Psychological rehabilitation and counselling including stress and PTSD support. Physical rehabilitation. Financial grants. Debt advice.…

21Jul

Suspension of Whiplash Reforms

The suspension of whiplash reforms offers scope for improvement, reports The Law Society. The whiplash reforms have long been met with concern by legal professionals across England and Wales.  Plans to increase the small claims limit for motoring claims to £5,000.00 would have drastically reduced injured victims’ ability to obtain rightful compensation. The reforms were…

17Apr

Marks & Spencer to Close Distribution Centre in Warrington

The centre, which is operated by XPO Logistics – with DHL providing transport operations will close in September, putting 450 jobs at risk of redundancy. M&S has made the decision as part of its five-year turnaround plan to save costs. M&S logistics direct Gordon Mowat, director of clothing and home supply chain and logistics said:…

08Mar

Changes to Whiplash Compensation

WHIPLASH COMPENSATION If you have suffered a whiplash type injury and you require legal advice and assistance you would be well advised to bring your claim as soon as possible.  Although not well publicised the government is changing the law next year so that if the value of your injury claim caused in a road…

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