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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…


lasting power of attorney legal advice Lasting Power of Attorney Advice

None of us like to think of a time when we are unable to make our own decisions. But a little preplanning and considering the potential of a lasting power of attorney will not only help you keep yourself and your assets safe but also make it much easier for loved ones to provide the…


employment law solicitors in Warrington Lasting Power of Attorney and Mental Capacity

An LPA or Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that lets someone you have designated as an attorney to act on your behalf should you not have the mental capacity to do so yourself. The LPA can be tailored to include decisions concerning your finances and property as well as your health and…


Forklift Truck Accident Claims Forklift Truck Accident Claims

Forklift trucks operate in a number of different work environments including on building sites, in warehouses as well as locations like docks and storage facilities. They are a highly effective way of moving heavy goods and equipment from one place to another. Because of their size and the loads they carry, the health and safety…


building site accident solicitors Building Site Accident Claims

There’s no doubt that building sites can be exciting and challenging places to work. They can also be pretty dangerous, as any construction worker will tell you. That’s why the people charged with managing these sites and those working in them have to be doubly careful when it comes to health and safety. The good…


will drafting solicitors Will Drafting Services

According to research in the last couple of years, nearly 60% of us Brits don’t have a will made out. While it can be difficult to think about the day we die, ensuring that our assets and property are distributed according to our wishes is one of the most important things we can do. Reasons…


medical negligence solicitors Medical Negligence Solicitors Near Me

If you’ve been the victim of medical negligence, finding a local solicitor who can give you the support and legal advice you need is vital.  Based in Warrington, DSM Legal handle a wide range of claims and give legal advice all across Cheshire and the North West. You’ll get an understanding and compassionate team, standing…


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:…


Cyclists Suffering Avoidable Accidents Due to Potholes Cyclists Suffering Avoidable Accidents Due to Potholes

After the recent cold snaps sent our way because of the aptly named Beast from the East, you may have noticed a few more potholes than usual. At any one time, 10% of our roads are in a state of disrepair. If you’re a cyclist, and you happen to hit a pothole which leads to…


CICA Claim Solicitors CICA Claim Solicitors in Cheshire

Most people agree that those who have suffered an injury because of a criminal act should receive some form of compensation. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority was set up to do just that. In October last year, a report by the BBC found that many child abuse victims, however, had been refused pay outs by…

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