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Group Actions

Our legal teams have vast amounts of expertise due to their involvement with high profile cases which include the Manchester Bombing, Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the Infected Blood Inquiry. See below for a full list of the investigations that we’ve represented clients on.

Group actions, multi-party actions or group litigation are run when a significant number of claimants have closely related or similar claims arising from the same event. This type of action is one route for individuals with similar complaints to join together against a negligent party.

They usually fall into three main categories:

  • Sudden disasters which result in personal injury or fatal accident claims
  • Ongoing claims which arise from a single cause for example from a defective drug or product
  • Claims involving the consumer. These include personal injury, defective goods or services goods or services.
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Post Office Horizon IT Scandal

We have seen few cases as damaging to lives as the Post Office Horizon accounting computer scandal. We are working with MP Karl Turner, who raised the matter in Parliament, to campaign on their behalf to seek justice. Whilst some form of justice was finally secured in their agreement to pay a £58m settlement – for many, as yet, there has been no legal redress.

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Windrush Scandal

The Windrush Compensation Scheme was formally announced by the Government on 3 April 2019. Our specialist solicitors continue to closely monitor developments relating to this initiative and are determined to right the wrongs experienced by the Windrush generation.

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Manchester Arena Bombing

Our lawyer’s are representing families of the victims of the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing. We have full confidence that Sir John Saunders, who will lead the inquiry, will ensure the right processes are followed, that key questions are asked and all areas of concern are fully investigated.

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Randox Forensics Inquiry

Our civil liberties lawyers are acting on behalf of more than 30 people who have had convictions for drug driving overturned because of unsafe forensic test results where more than 10,500 cases opened since 2014 have had to be retested after allegations of manipulation of forensic results at Randox Testing Services (RTS).

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Cape Verde Illness Outbreak

Our travel litigation lawyers are representing over a dozen clients who returned from holiday in Cape Verde alleging poor standards of food and hygiene at the Hotel Riu Touareg caused them to suffer gastric illnesses. This follows an outbreak earlier in 2019 where we also represented a number of clients for similar allegations.

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Vaginal Mesh Implants

The decision earlier this year to suspend the use of vaginal mesh implants when treating women with complications after childbirth has resulted in many contacting our medical negligence solicitors, including campaigner Ceri Baker, for legal advice given the devastating impact it has had on their lives.

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Lambeth Children’s Home Redress

Our legal team in London are representing a number of survivors from the Shirley Oakes Survivors Association who have spent years campaigning for their pain and suffering. Through the Lambeth Children’s Home Redress Scheme they can finally receive fast-track access to the justice they deserve.

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Grenfell Tower

Hudgell Solicitors were instructed by a number of Grenfell Tower fire victims and represented them at the independent public inquiry. Through working closely with the families throughout the initial inquiry we understand the true devastation that day caused to their lives and to the community they live in.

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The Hudgell Promise

When we take on any case, we want you to feel reassured and confident in every aspect of your claim. That’s why we offer a service that puts your needs over and above anything else.

Schedule our first meeting within 24 hours
Return your phone call or email the very same day
Reply to any letter you send us within 2 days
Write to you every 4 weeks with updates on your case

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