Most, if not all, public firework displays have been cancelled this year in an attempt to avoid further spreading of Covid-19. However, we are still likely to hear the explosive bangs and see the bursts of colour overhead as many people choose to celebrate bonfire night in their own gardens. Scottish Government guidance is that fireworks should only be set off in private gardens if it can be done safely.
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Halloween is almost upon us once again and we think there is no better year than this to embrace the ghastly tricks and ghoulish treats. Are you planning a visit to a pumpkin patch? Have the costumes been chosen? Whether you're joining in virtually or having fun at a social distance, our personal injury department would like to highlight a few things to keep in mind.
How long will it take to get compensation? How much compensation will I get? How much is this going to cost me? Only one of these questions can be answered with any certainty at the start of a personal injury claim. Cost. Before you even start the claim process, your solicitor will be able to tell you how much it's going to cost you.
New rules introducing group proceedings in Scotland from 31 July 2020 mean that claims can now be brought by a representative on behalf of a group of people who are all affected by the same issues.
August marks National Road Victim Month – an opportunity to remember people who have been killed or injured on our roads and strive to make our roads safer. Britain's first road death occurred in August 1896, when Bridget Driscoll was killed in Crystal Palace and following the death of Diana Princess of Wales on 31 August 1997, charitable organisation RoadPeace designated August National Road Victim Month.