If you are unfortunate enough to suffer an accident at work, you may be able to make a personal injury claim for compensation.
There cannot be many more serious injuries than the loss of a limb whether as a direct result of a trauma or due to later medical treatment. At Gotelee Solicitors we specialise in personal injury and accident compensation claims. We are a local firm that has been established for over 130 years and is proud to offer its clients the highest level of professional service from its solicitors and staff.
Not everybody needs residential care, in fact only around 6% of those aged between 75 and 85 need residential care.
If you or a family member are resident in a nursing home you may be paying fees that the NHS should be meeting.
When someone you care about loses the ability to look after their affairs, we are able to offer you the support both you and they require.
Every employer must take steps to ensure that their employees do not use defective or dangerous work equipment.
Most companies behave decently and honourably to their staff, but occasionally someone is unfairly treated or has a genuine grievance with their employer
Unfortunately, it is quite common for people to develop an illness or disease after coming into contact with a harmful substance in their workplace.
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended in 2002) are designed to protect employees from injuries caused by Manual Handling at work.
Employers have detailed legal responsibilities to meet to protect their employees and others on site from accident and injury.
Latex allergy is an allergy to proteins that are present in natural rubber or to the chemicals used in processing the rubber.
Every adult with mental capacity has the right to agree to or refuse medical treatment. To make your advance wishes clear you can use a living will.
If you have been the victim of a medical accident, mis-diagnosis, mis-treatment or surgical error, the effects can be life changing and can affect your future prospects
Mental Health Law is an area where the need for specialist advice is not confined to the elderly or those suffering from mental illness.
Occupational asthma is the name given to Asthma attacks caused or encouraged by environmental conditions in the sufferer's place of work.
A road accident could affect you in one of many ways: you could be a driver or a passenger in a car or on a motor cycle; a pedal cyclist; or a pedestrian.
Sickness absence can take many different forms and your rights and what your employer should do if you are ill will depend on the nature of your illness. We can give you guidance on the steps that your employer should take, if you are unwell.
As an employee, you have a right to expect your employer to protect you against hazards in your workplace.
Whether it is an injury to the spinal cord resulting in paralysis, a fracture to the spine itself or injury to the discs or muscles the impact is often immediate and the consequences far reaching.
Vibration White Finger (VWF) or Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), as it can be called, is caused by using vibrating tools for a prolonged period of time.