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Don’t get mugged by an insurer…use a solicitor!

By Carrs Solicitors @ Aug 7, 2013

The provocative new Law Society campaign under the above title has caused quite a stir. The insurance industry has complained to the Advertising Standards Agency saying that the campaign is 'defamatory and misleading' whilst in the meantime insurers own legal representatives are said to be...

Fracking compensation payouts

By Carrs Solicitors @ Jun 30, 2013

Companies set to extract shale gas in the UK are expected to offer communities local to the exploratory drilling facilities sums of £100,000 and those next to production sites will receive 1% of all generated revenues. Critics have questioned whether the sums will adequately compensate...

Supreme Court indicates that the MOD has a duty of care on the battlefield to combatants as claimants are given the go ahead to take their compensation claims forward.

By Carrs Solicitors @ Jun 19, 2013

The UK Supreme Court has this morning issued a judgement on its case of Smith and others v The Ministry of Defence [2013] UKSC 41 which has arisen out of the death of three and the serious injuries sustained by two servicemen, whilst on operational duties in Iraq.   The...

Exposure to carcinogens and asthmagens in the surface engineering industry.

By Carrs Solicitors @ May 24, 2013

The HSE has recently undertaken some research which aimed to investigate whether repeat Biological Monitoring over a period of time could be used to help to drive sustainable improvements in the exposure control of hexavalent chromium, nickel and cadmium compounds in the electroplating...

Regulations introduced by the HSE aimed to prevent needle stick injuries in the workplace.

By Carrs Solicitors @ May 20, 2013

The HSE has recently introduced 'The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations', which will come into effect later this month. The regulations which employers to effectively control the risks posed to employees from sharps injuries.   The legislation is the...

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