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News, Q&As and Press Releases From Our Team

Q&A - How can I claim accident injury compensation if driver was uninsured?

Q.  Twelve months ago, I was walking down the street when I was hit by a car. Luckily I was able to get the details of the driver and the incident was reported to the police. My friends say I should make a claim, but as the accident happened a year ago and the driver was driving without insurance, I don’t see that it would do any good. Can you advise me?

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Q&A - Can I get compensation for injury caused by tripping on pub stair-carpet?

Q: I have a prosthetic lower left leg. A few weeks ago I was in a local pub where the toilets were upstairs. After visiting the toilets I caught my right foot in some loose carpet on the way back down the stairs and fell. The result is that I broke my collarbone and shoulder and cannot work.

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Q&A - Can I ask Muslim worker to remove her headscarf when dealing with customers?

Q: I run a small business with a wide-ranging cultural customer base. This means I need to maintain a visible neutral stance regarding religion.  My dilemma is that I want to promote a hard-working young Muslim woman, who wears a headscarf, to a customer facing role. Whether or not she would be willing to remove her headscarf could have a bearing on my decision but I am not sure I can even ask her the question without getting myself into a discrimination dispute. What is the legal position on this? 

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Busy Wrexham PI and Civil teams get staff boost

A Wrexham law firm has appointed a new Paralegal to assist with the increasing workload handled by its Personal Injury and Civil teams.

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Q&A - If I claim compensation for my accident injuries, what happens about my benefits?

Q:  I have been told that receiving compensation for an injury whilst being on benefits can be complicated. I suffered an injury last month and as a result I am currently in receipt of government benefits. I am not sure what to do. I feel I should be entitled to compensation but I cannot afford to risk losing my benefits. 

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Leading law firm takes on new trainee solicitors

One of the area’s largest law firms has announced the appointment of two new trainee solicitors.

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