According to Dr Mike Langran, a Scottish ski doctor, the average risk for any ski injury is 2-4 people out of 1000 on the piste, on any given day. Along with tips to ensure you have a safe skiing trip, here we look at what to do in the event of an accident, and the limitations on pursuing compensation claims in common ski destinations.
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Harper Macleod, has successfully represented a male cyclist who was seriously injured in a road traffic collision whilst travelling in the north side of Glasgow, achieving a settlement in excess of £7000.
With Christmas only a week away, rather than brave the packed shops, you may be considering giving cash as a gift to loved ones instead. As well as the joy of giving, making over a Christmas cash gift, within certain limits, can also have the added advantage of reducing your inheritance tax (IHT) bill at the end of the day. Here is a brief look at smarter ways to gift this Christmas:
"Waiter, there's a frog in my salad!" – not the start of a joke, but the cry which may have gone out when a woman eating at a branch of Nando's in Manchester found a decomposed frog at the bottom of her salad. Here Scott Kerr, our head of Food & Drink, looks at consumer compensation as the story serves as a timely reminder of the need for constant and high levels of quality checks.
With Data Protection reform now on the brink of being finalised, now is the time to think about what steps you should take to get ready for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).