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

Personal Injury Reforms

Rebuilding Shattered Lives

Published on 25th November 2020

Whilst many of us will fortunately never need the services of a personal injury or clinical negligence lawyer, we believe getting the right specialist advice is critical...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Barnsley Ophthalmology department refuses to open for external review

Published on 11th November 2020

We have been consulted by nine clients over the last couple of years relating to clinical negligence at the Barnsley Ophthalmology department. Of those nine cases, three...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Failure of NHS to recognise harm done by pelvic mesh surgery

Published on 14th July 2020

A damning review just published reveals hundreds of women whose lives were ruined by a failure of the NHS to recognise the harm done by pelvic mesh...

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Personal Injury Reforms

So, your child has been injured and you’ve successfully sued for damages…

Published on 23rd May 2020

The court approves the settlement. What happens now? Normally the damages would be paid by the defendant into court, where it is managed until your child is...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Bereavement damages have increased – The law is slightly less ridiculous

Published on 28th April 2020

The government will increase damages where someone has been killed due to someone’s negligence. It is now  £12980 and will rise to  £15210 where the death is...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Why choose an APIL-accredited lawyer?

Published on 28th October 2019

An injury or illness can change lives, whether temporarily or permanently. While many injuries and health problems are simply down to bad luck, it’s occasionally someone else’s...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Liddy’s take Pride – LonGBoaT Pride 2019

Published on 9th July 2019

As part of our ongoing support of local charities and initiatives, we are delighted to sponsor LonGBoaT Pride 2019. LonGBoaT Wakefield is a fully constituted LGBT+ organisation,...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Barnsley has the highest rate of avoidable blindness in the UK

Published on 29th October 2018

50% of blindness in the UK is avoidable. Barnsley has the highest rate of avoidable blindness in the UK. The main causes of loss of sight in...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Helping Barnsley people live well with dementia

Published on 9th July 2018

When Liddy’s Solicitors, read in the Barnsley Chronicle that a local charity, BIADS, had suffered a major funding reduction due to local authority cuts, we knew that...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Courts clarify approach where part of the claim was fundamentally dishonest

Published on 9th April 2018

The courts have clarified what approach should be taken where it finds that part of the claim was fundamentally dishonest Under Section 57 of the Criminal Justice...

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Personal Injury Reforms

When knee replacements go wrong

Published on 12th March 2018

If you have lived an active life, quite often knees or hips wear out as you get into your fifties or sixties. Replacing the worn out joint...

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Personal Injury Reforms

David’s cases come in all shapes and sizes

Published on 24th January 2018

I represented a client who had just had her first child. She went into a shop and picked up a hand basket for her shopping. She then...

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Personal Injury Reforms

On the buses with David Harwood

Published on 20th November 2017

I have dealt with road traffic accident claims for over twenty years. Recently I have noticed an increase in claims involving buses. Clients tend to ask the...

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Personal Injury Reforms

A fall can change your life

Published on 9th November 2017

A West Yorkshire man was working in a warehouse. His job was to collect stock to meet a customer’s order. He had to use A framed ladders...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Burns and Scalding in the Work Place

Published on 19th October 2017

When we think of injuries in the work place we tend to imagine slips, trips and falls, or possibly larger scale incidents. It makes sense, as these...

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