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 how legal […]
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 occured during a patient’s medical care. They can can highlight lapses in treatment and organisational systems, such as appointments not being sent out. Reports should also identify steps to be […]
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 and obtain […]
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 rules on gift-making. Eve Carter is […]
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 a […]
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 work and […]
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 to contesting […]
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 to Theresa […]
In this series of podcasts Neil Hudgell provides his unrivalled insight into the Post Office scandal. In Episode 1, Neil reveals what happened to hundreds of innocent, working people.
In this series of podcasts Neil Hudgell provides his unrivalled insight into the Post Office scandal. In Episode 2, Neil explores how thousands of lives were ruined.
In this series of podcasts Neil Hudgell provides his unrivalled insight into the Post Office scandal. In Episode 3, Neil discusses how justice was finally achieved thanks to those dedicated to uncovering the truth.
In this series of podcasts Neil Hudgell provides his unrivalled insight into the Post Office scandal. In Episode 4, Neil discusses the Government’s latest £600,000 compensation offer and why, for some, it’ll never be enough.