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Q&A with Neil Hudgell on the Post Office Horizon Scandal

Following the broadcast of the TV drama ‘Mr Bates vs The Post Office’, the case has become a high priority for Government and been the focus of news bulletins across the world. Here, solicitor Neil Hudgell reflects on the impact and answers some of the key questions. Hudgell Solicitors is currently representing and advising more than 500 […]

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Cruise Ship Accidents

If you’ve been injured while on a cruise ship holiday that wasn’t your fault you could be entitled to claim compensation. It may have been due to faulty furniture, severe weather conditions or as a result of someone’s negligence. Listen to Marc Dando, a specialist travel lawyer, explain how you might be covered, whatever the […]

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Ski Accidents

If you’ve had a ski accident which wasn’t your fault you could be entitled to claim compensation. It may have been due to faulty ski equipment or as a result of someone’s negligence. Listen to Marc Dando, a specialist travel lawyer, explain how tour operators have a duty of care to keep you safe and […]

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Wrongful Births

The term wrongful birth is used when babies are born with injuries or disabilities which medical professionals should have detected during pregnancy. A failure to inform mothers/parents denies them the opportunity to take a very difficult decision as to whether to continue with the pregnancy. Listen to Samantha Darwin, a senior medical negligence solicitor, explain […]

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NHS Investigation Reports

What is an NHS Investigation Report and what can you expect from one? These reports are produced by NHS Trusts following an investigation into a serious incident which occurred during a patient’s medical care. They can highlight lapses in treatment and organisational systems, such as appointments not being sent out. Reports should also identify steps […]

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How to Make a Medical Complaint

If you’re not happy with the medical treatment you or a member of your family has received, you are legally entitled to have your concerns investigated. You should also receive a full response from the healthcare provider. Listen to Samantha Darwin, a senior medical negligence solicitor at Hudgells, explain how to make a formal complaint […]

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Court of Protection & Lifetime Gifts

Attorneys and deputies appointed by the Court of Protection to manage the affairs of someone who lacks the capacity to make their own decisions can make financial gifts on their behalf. A gift can include: making an interest free loan creating a trust selling a property for less than its value However, there are strict […]

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Court of Protection & Deputyships

A deputy is a person appointed by the Court of Protection to make decisions relating to the property and affairs or the health and welfare of someone who is deemed unable to do this themselves due to a lack of capacity. A lack of capacity can be due to a brain injury at birth, as […]

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Court of Protection & Statutory Wills

A Statutory Will is made through the Court of Protection for someone who lacks the capacity to make one themselves. Eve Carter is head of Court of Protection services at Hudgell Solicitors and has many years’ of experience advising and acting for clients where Statutory Wills may be required. Listen to Eve explain how they […]

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The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

The AFCS exists to compensate military personnel who’ve suffered a personal injury or an accident at work. Compensation awards start at around £1,200 and rise to as much £650,000. Listen to Bond Ma, a specialist solicitor in military injuries, explain how awards are calculated and why expert legal advice may help, especially when it comes […]

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Baby Loss & Clinical Investigations

Investigations following baby loss with Theresa Greenwood, a clinical support executive in birth injury compensation claims & Keith Phillips. Sadly, around 2,000 children aged under one die in England and Wales each year. Each is a tragedy for the family involved and parents will understandably want to seek answers as to why it happened. Listen […]

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