Tags: personal injury claims

APIL Senior Litigator hattrick

October 22, 2020

Three personal injury lawyers at Trethowans have been recognised as Senior Litigators by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Court of Appeal will Ensure Greater Payments for Claimants

October 15, 2020

A Court of Appeal ruling last week has established a new method of compensating severely injured claimants for the cost of purchasing accommodation to fit their needs.

Construction Safety Week 2020

September 14, 2020

Today, 14 September 2020, marks the start of Construction Safety Week 2020.

Government confirms they have no plans to reform Bereavement Damages

February 17, 2020

The Ministry of Justice have now ruled out any significant reform to the system of Bereavement Damages in England and Wales.

Government Takes Steps to Widen Bereavement Damages in Fatal Injury Claims

May 15, 2019

This week the government have announced plans to increase the categories of people who can claim statutory bereavement damages in fatal injury claims.

The rise of vehicle autonomy in the UK: implications for road traffic accidents

April 11, 2019

Specialist Personal Injury solicitor at Trethowans, James Braund, explores the implications of the increasing shift towards autonomous vehicles in the UK.

The Supreme Court Refuses Personal Injury Claim Against Unnamed Driver

March 15, 2019

James Braund, Personal Injury Solicitor, considers recent developments in personal injury claims against untraced drivers in Road Traffic Accidents.

The Personal Injury Discount Rate Review

March 13, 2019

James Braund, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Senior Associate Solicitor, considers the ongoing review of the personal injury discount rate.

Strict three year time limit to bring a claim

May 25, 2017

One problem which the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Team at Trethowans repeatedly see is people being unaware that they have only 3 years from the date of a negligent incident to bring a claim.  This 3 year timeframe is called the Limitation Period and is applied strictly by the Courts. If a Claim Form is not sent to court within this this time limit the claim will be out of time (known…

Cows trample man to death in Wiltshire

July 18, 2013

The BBC have reported that a man has been trampled to death by cows in a field in Wiltshire and another man has been injured.