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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

Increase in the Age of First Time Buyers

Published on 17th August 2017

Cost is cited as the main reason why tenants are reluctant to take that first step onto the housing ladder, according to housing market statistics for 2015-16...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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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Personal Injury Reforms

Why A Residential Flood Search is Vital

Published on 4th August 2017

There seems to be an endless amount of surveys to be carried out when you are trying to buy a home. Some of these may feel slightly...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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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Personal Injury Reforms

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....

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Personal Injury Reforms

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...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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....

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Personal Injury Reforms

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. When people suffer...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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...

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Personal Injury Reforms

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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Personal Injury Reforms

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...

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Personal Injury Reforms

A Third of All First Time Buyers Struggle With Mortgage

Published on 4th May 2017

Despite the best efforts of the government and lenders alike, a recent study carried out by Nottingham Building Society has found that a third of first-time buyers...

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Personal Injury Reforms

How to make your house move as smooth as possible

Published on 28th April 2017

Although moving to a new house is an exciting chapter of many people’s lives, it can at times be a stressful one too. Sometimes it can feel...

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