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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent Changes Mean Better Deal For Seriously Injured

Published on 11th August 2017

Earlier this year the law was changed with regards to how lump sums are calculated for victims who have suffered, serious life changing injuries. In this update...

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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....

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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...

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What Happens When Your Solicitor Isn’t Clear With You

Published on 21st April 2017

One thing we pride above everything else at Liddy’s is our transparency. We are open and honest with every single client that walks through our doors. Even...

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What services do we offer?

Published on 25th January 2017

Based in Wakefield and Barnsley, Liddy’s solicitors have extensive experience in working on a range of cases throughout the Yorkshire region, including Leeds. Our services are tailored...

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Negligence in Emergency Medicine – A Liddy’s White Paper

Published on 13th January 2017

Mistakes and negligence occur relatively frequently in emergency medicine. The main reason for this is that emergency departments are largely staffed by inexperienced doctors (mainly foundation year...

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Negligence in General Practice – a Liddy’s White Paper

Published on 4th November 2016

In 1948 the National Health Service was born. It gave every citizen the right to be registered with an NHS General Practitioner and to be consulted free...

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Could the Ban on Cold Calling be Lifted?

Published on 21st September 2016

The SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) currently has a regulation that prevents solicitors from cold calling potential clients via the phone. However, there has recently been talks which...

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What to Look for in a Good Personal Injury or Medical Negligence Solicitor.

Published on 6th September 2016

This is why we, at Liddy’s, thought it would be a good idea to put together a few points about what to look for in a personal...

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