Our specialist Personal Injury team represented a lady who suffered permanent scarring to her arm caused by the failure of a member of the bar staff to follow the correct Health and Safety procedures, and secured compensation.
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A Scottish marketing firm was recently fined £60,000 for making unsolicited phone calls to householders who were registered with the Telephone Preference Service. It is a legal requirement that all organisations do not make any calls to numbers registered on the TPS unless they have the caller's consent to do so. The instance also raises wider data protection issues.
Our specialist Public Liability team represented a lady who suffered a horrific injury when she fell at a public swimming pool on tiles that were not fit for purpose. This case highlights the need for owners and occupiers of public buildings and places to take all necessary precautions and procedures to ensure that members of the public are not harmed.
Having to make a public recall on products is probably the most feared scenario of any food or drink manufacturer, given the high profile which it is likely to create and the risk to public goodwill. For even the smallest food or drink manufacturer, it is essential that they put in place an appropriate policy to work out what to do if they are required to recall a product for whatever reason.
Our Personal Injury team are Road Traffic Accident specialists. As a result of our experience we were able to apply the correct law to prove that an accident occurred due to the fault of a lorry driver. As a result of us proving negligence, our client was able to recover all losses arising from the collision with the articulated lorry - our client's losses included injuries he suffered in the accident.