Solicitors Warrington

24Jun

What exactly is a redundancy? What exactly is a redundancy?

The precise definition of redundancy is to be found in section 139 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, but basically if any of the following situations apply it is a redundancy:- An actual or intended closure of the whole business; An actual or intended closure of the business at a particular workplace; A reduction (or…

01Dec

criminal injury compensation Compensation for Criminal Injuries

It can be a very traumatic experience if you are the victim of a crime. If when you have suffered a personal injury because of that criminal act, you may have to cope with the pain and inconvenience this has caused. In more severe circumstances, you could even end up with life threatening or life…

30Oct

forklift accident legal advice Forklift Truck Accident Legal Advice

There are plenty of workplace and personal factors that influence the likelihood of an accident involving a forklift truck. These include: You might have a driver who is not properly trained to operate the vehicle in the first place. The company where the truck is being used might not have the right safety procedures in…

05Oct

bicycle accident claim Bicycle Accident Legal Advice

Cyclists are some of the most vulnerable users on the road. While they often come under criticism, mostly from drivers, the truth is that the majority of accidents involving cyclists are caused by third parties such as motorists. Roads are dangerous places and those in motor vehicles need to show due care and attention when…

30Aug

motorbike accident compensation Motorcycle Accident Compensation

There is no doubt that motorcyclists are more at risk when there’s an accident than your average car or van driver who are better protected. When you look at the statistics, someone in a motorcycle accident is far more likely to suffer a serious or even fatal injury than a person driving or travelling in…

30Jun

powers of attorney Powers of Attorney Solicitors in Warrington, Cheshire

If the time comes when you are unable to make decisions on your own, your loved ones will want to act for you, for example, handling your financial affairs or ensuring you get the best care available. They cannot do this unless there is a legal agreement or power of attorney between you. If this…

31May

medical negligence compensation Medical Negligence Compensation

If you have suffered from medical or clinical negligence it will obviously be an upsetting and distressing experience. While most medical procedures take place without any problems, there are occasions when this is not the case. Taking on a large organisation such as the NHS or a big hospital can be daunting which is why…

02May

Settlement Agreement for Redundancy

Redundancy can happen in any business and is an upsetting and difficult process for those faced with having to leave their job. Making sure that you get a reasonable settlement is, of course, important. At DSM Legal, we have the expert teams on hand to guide you through the process and make sure you understand…

05Apr

scaffolding accident claims Scaffolding Accident Claims Solicitors

Walk down any high street or road in any busy town and you’ll probably see some scaffolding. Working at height presents several health and safety issues and there are a wide range of accidents that can happen in an around these structures. You might be working on scaffolding and slip, trip or fall because the…

27Feb

dental negligence claim Dental Negligence Solicitors

When we visit any health professional, we expect them to provide a competent examination and the right treatment. Of course, none of us particularly enjoy visiting the dentist and it can be quite a stressful experience. While most check-ups and procedures go according to plan, cases of negligence do occur and can cause pain and…