• Dental negligence: The problem of wrong tooth extr...
    The dental profession has for some time been committed to reducing the risks associated with dentistry, with an increased emphasis on improving patient safety. Even with the most stringent safeguards...
  • My dentist has made a mistake, what can I do?
    Private and NHS patients alike are entitled to receive a good standard of treatment from their dentist. Very occasionally however, mistakes are made and patients suffer as a result. This includes...
  • Shorthold Tenancy & Solicitor's Negligenc...
    Professional negligence solicitor, Emma Slade, warns again of the perils that lie in wait for solicitors who dabble in unfamiliar areas of the law. When I had finished writing the last blog, I...
  • Solicitors Negligence Right of Way
    Think I mentioned before that certain types of solicitors negligence claim seem to come along like buses – you don’t see one for ages and then all of a sudden, loads turn up together.  I have been...
  • Conveyancing Solicitor Negligence Involving Landlo...
    When I got a call from a potential new professional negligence client the other day, the  saying, Jack of all trades, master of none’ immediately sprang to mind.  It amazes me when professionals (...
  • Negligent conveyancing solicitor and disused mine...
    I mentioned in a previous blog entry that I have done quite a few professional negligence claims concerning old mines in South Wales. I have a couple on-going at the moment but thought I would share...
  • Surveyor Negligence Involving Mining Sulphate
    I know I keep saying that you can learn a lot of useful stuff in this job but it is true. I had an enquiry the other day for a potential professional negligence claim and I had already come across...
  • The Father, the Son and the Negligent Solicitor
    Mr & Mrs Pryor (a made up name, naturally) went to see their solicitor about making some Wills.  Mrs Pryor was gravely ill with Multiple Sclerosis so although both of them were making Wills, it...
  • Negligent Overvaluations
    They always say that buses are like bananas.  You hang around at the bus stop for ages and then the buses all turn up together – like bunches.  I think that is the way with professional negligence...
  • VAT's The Way To Do It
    Just about to settle another professional negligence case.  I actually got instructed by a group of individuals last year who were all affected by the same problem.  I managed to settle them all but...
  • Intestacy Rules Not OK
    I have just settled a case and it is one of those cases where you almost wish it hadn’t settled as it would have been very interesting to take to Court.  It isn’t a professional negligence claim but...
  • When Sewage Turns to Suing
    I am lucky.  I enjoy my work and I don’t think there are a lot of people out there who can say that.  Oh there are days when I could happily tear my hair out (or the eyes of my opponent!) but...

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