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Can I claim for an accident that happened on holiday abroad?

Can I claim for an accident that happened on holiday abroad?

This is the time of year when prospective clients call me to discuss an accident that happened on their summer holiday abroad. Package Holidays A personal injury solicitor in the United Kingdom can only deal with a claim against a holiday company if the holiday was booked as part of a package through a travel agent in the United Kingdom.

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The Big Question: Do I Settle Now or Go to Trial?

The Big Question: Do I Settle Now or Go to Trial?

Most personal injury cases settle before the case reaches trial. Out-of-court settlements can occur at any stage of the claim. I always advise my clients on settlement at the appropriate stages taking the following into account: Trials are unpredictable Evidence that you may believe is key may not be deemed so by the judge, witnesses may come across as unreliable and inconsistencies in the evidence may be exposed.

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Should I Accept The First Offer Made By An Insurer?

Should I Accept The First Offer Made By An Insurer?

I am often contacted by a potential client who has been injured in an accident which wasn’t their fault. The client explains to me that the other insurers have been in contact and offered a hire car, physiotherapy treatment as well as £1,000 compensation for injuries.

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£40,000 compensation award for medical negligence case

£40,000 compensation award for medical negligence case

One of Goodge Law’s recent successes was a £40,000 compensation award for a client who had suffered injuries due to medical negligence. My client was admitted to West Middlesex Hospital for elective total right knee replacement surgery. In the process of this surgery, my client’s larynx was punctured by a trainee anaesthetist during intubation.

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Handicap on the labour market

Handicap on the labour market

The Smith -v- Manchester award – or the handicap on the labour market award explained. Recently I acted for a client who sustained an accident when his shoulder was injured at work. He was off work for three months. I claimed for his loss of earnings during this absence AND I was also successful in increasing his damages by an extra £10,000 even though he had returned to his job.

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Goodge Law client receives significant compensation for workplace injury

Goodge Law client receives significant compensation for workplace injury

I acted for a client on a no win, no fee basis after they were injured working as a security guard for a large company. The accident occurred when my client was signing in a visitor near to some security barriers.

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Personal Injury Claim Testimonials

Personal Injury Claim Testimonials

Read some of the latest testimonials from Goodge Law personal injury clients: Mike made the potentially convoluted process of my claim straightforward and simple. He was patient and thorough at every step and I am very happy with the outcome. I highly recommend Mike and Goodge Law.

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What will happen at your medical examination?

What will happen at your medical examination?

When one of my clients is involved in an accident and makes a claim, most will be required to have a medical examination so a report can be prepared. This will comment on the accident circumstances, injuries, treatment, recommendations, examination as well as future predictions.

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