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Read the latest news about Liddy’s Solicitors, together with updates on the personal injury, clinical negligence and conveyancing sectors.

Negligent Dental Care

Negligent Dental Care

Published on 21st July 2017

Whenever you seek medical aid there is a certain standard in service to be expected. Mistakes do happen, especially in a job as demanding as a medical professional, it is simple human nature. However, this doesn’t mean that they are excusable. And when mistakes happen, and people are the victims of clinical negligence, it is only fair that some form of compensation is awarded.

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Top Tips When Buying A New House

Top Tips When Buying A New House

Published on 14th July 2017

In 2016 the number of first time buyers hit a 10 year high since 2007. This shows fantastic progress, and a strength and willingness from a population living in a struggling economy.

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Claims Company Fined £400k for Nuisance Calls

Claims Company Fined £400k for Nuisance Calls

Published on 6th July 2017

One of the things we struggle with daily at Liddy’s is debunking the myth that all personal injury solicitors are purely out to create wealth for themselves. There are many ways in which these solicitors give the rest of the industry bad names. Some provide poor service and others take an unfair portion of the compensation amount. But, by far and away the most aggravating factor is nuisance calls.

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3 Important Changes in Landlord Law

3 Important Changes in Landlord Law

Published on 30th June 2017

There has been a lot of upheaval in the property industry recently, and if you work in this sector then you are probably already aware of this. However, if you are a buy-to-let landlord then there are certain changes that are coming that you may not be aware of, but definitely deserve your attention.

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Claim Can Now be Made Against Unnamed Drivers

Claim Can Now be Made Against Unnamed Drivers

Published on 30th June 2017

In a recent landmark case a claimant won the right to issue a claim against the unnamed driver of a vehicle in a hit and run road traffic accident.

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The Dangers of Japanese Knotweed

The Dangers of Japanese Knotweed

Published on 9th June 2017

This innocent looking plant can be the bane of many homeowner’s lives. And can present very real problems when it comes to buying or selling a home. Here, Liddys talks about why this plant is feared so much, and what can be done about it.

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New Cap Imposed on Clinical Negligence Claims

New Cap Imposed on Clinical Negligence Claims

Published on 2nd June 2017

Recently the government has proposed to put a cap on the costs recoverable from a clinical negligence claim that is valued at under £25,000.

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House Prices are 6 Times The Average Wage

House Prices are 6 Times The Average Wage

Published on 26th May 2017

According to a recent study carried out by eMove.co.uk it was found that the average house price in the UK is 6.05 times the average salary in the UK.

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Pride in Our Profession

Pride in Our Profession

Published on 18th May 2017

A campaign was recently launched by the president of the Law Society, Robert Bourns. It was called the Pride in the Profession campaign, and it aims to highlight the many ways in which the legal profession contributes to economy, justice system and communities.

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Election Hits House Prices

Election Hits House Prices

Published on 18th May 2017

Surveyors in the UK are the most pessimistic about house prices since the Brexit Vote last year. The recent call for an election has once again increased the level of caution that buyers have, which is ultimately impacting house prices.

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