What is the Process of Making a Medical Negligence Claim

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If you or a loved one have suffered injury, illness or declining health due to mistakes caused by medical professionals, then you may be considering pursing a medical negligence claim to (hopefully) get the answers, apology and compensation you deserve. The thought of pursuing a medical negligence claim may seem daunting, especially as it’s a process you’re unlikely to have … Read More

Why Should I Instruct a Personal Injury Solicitor

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Why should I instruct a personal injury solicitor? After you have suffered an injury, illness or disease that wasn’t your fault, you should seek professional advice from a qualified and experienced personal injury solicitor to ensure you are properly represented and benefit from the expertise of a specialist solicitor. Why Should I Instruct a Solicitor for a Personal Injury Claim? … Read More

New Appointments Strengthen Our Team

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New Appointments Add Strength To Our Team As part of our ongoing expansion, we have new appointments in our leadership team and across the firm, strengthening our position as one of Leeds’ leading Law Firms and as a national trade union specialist firm. Instrumental in leading us through this exciting period is our Managing Partner, David Sorensen. Appointed in February … Read More

Significant Rise in Delayed Cancer Treatment

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There has been a significant rise in the number of patients receiving delayed cancer treatment, which could reduce a person’s chance of survival. Investigation of NHS England data by The Times revealed 1.85 million urgent cancer referrals were made by GPs between March 2020 and January 2021, which is a 16% drop on the 2.2 million referred in the same … Read More

Impact of New Whiplash Reforms on Personal Injury Claims

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Impact of New Whiplash Reforms on Personal Injury Claims

At the beginning of the year the Ministry of Justice confirmed that the new Whiplash Reforms 2021 will come into effect from 31st May this year. The reforms will change the personal injury claims process for those wishing to pursue a claim for some road traffic accidents (“RTA”), meaning the amount of compensation a claimant receives and claimant’s access to … Read More

Sharp Fall in Bowel Cancer Cases

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Since the start of the pandemic there has been a sharp fall in diagnosed bowel cancer cases due to disruption to screening and diagnosis. Therefore, there could potentially be thousands of people suffering with undiagnosed and untreated bowel cancer. Sharp Fall in Bowel Cancer Cases It has been reported by Bowel Cancer UK that there have been over a million … Read More

Concerns Arise Over Medical Negligence Claims

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According to figures released by the Compensation Recovery Unit there were only 8,839 medical negligence claims submitted in 2020, which is a 45% fall on the previous year. There are concerns victims of medical negligence aren’t pursuing a claim to show their respect to the NHS, which means they could miss out on compensation due to the strict 3-year time … Read More

Plan to Support Patients Injured by Medical Mistakes

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The campaign group, Harmed Patients Alliance and patient safety charity, Action against Medical Accidents are urging the National Health Service to support their plans to help patients injured by avoidable medical mistakes.   Plan to Support Patients Injured by Medical Mistakes Although the National Health Service provides an outstanding service to patients and carries out millions of successful procedures each year, unfortunately there are occasions where medical mistakes are made, which can result in devastating … Read More

What is the Personal Injury Claims Process?  

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What is the Personal Injury Claims Process - Morrish Solicitors

What is the personal injury claims process? The personal injury claims process may seem like a minefield, especially if you’ve never made a claim before. However, making a claim doesn’t have to be complicated, our Personal Injury Solicitors have created this helpful article to explain the stages of the personal injury claims process from start to finish.   What is the Personal Injury Claims Process? … Read More

HeartUnions Week 2021❤️

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HeartUnions Week 8th – 14th February 2021 Morrish Solicitors are proud to be supporting the HeartUnions campaign organised by the Trades Union Congress. We have decades of history providing legal services for Unions and their members so we recognise the fantastic work they do, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.   During this week Trade Unions, Associations and their members will be sharing their stories to raise awareness about why Unions are vital for working people and … Read More

Whiplash Reforms 2021

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The Ministry of Justice have confirmed today that the further delayed whiplash reforms are scheduled to be implemented in May 2021. In this article, we explain what the whiplash reforms mean to those wishing to pursue a personal injury claim. What are the whiplash reforms? Whiplash reforms is the commonly-used term for the package of measures introduced by the Government … Read More

Hospital Waiting Times Soar

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Hospital Waiting Times Soar - Morrish Solicitors

Pressure of COVID-19 on Healthcare Services The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest healthcare crisis the UK has ever seen. It is an immense medical challenge that has caused huge disruption to healthcare services across the country.  Since the start of the pandemic doctors, nurses and keyworkers have worked tirelessly treating critically ill Coronavirus patients. The dedication of those working in the NHS during these unprecedented times will be remembered forever.   Before COVID-19 the NHS was already struggling to meet the … Read More

Anna Sari Appointed to Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel

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Selected on the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel Morrish Solicitors are delighted to announce that Associate Medical Negligence Solicitor; Anna Sari is now a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel. The panel consists of the country’s leading solicitors supporting victims of clinical negligence, handling some of the most demanding and high-value cases.  Following a meticulous assessment process which analysed the clinical negligence cases Anna has handled, she has … Read More

What Are My Rights If I’ve Had an Accident at Work?

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What are my rights if I've had an accident at work | Morrish Solicitors

If you’ve had an accident at work as a result of someone else’s negligence, then you may be entitled to claim compensation for the harm caused. Unfortunately, accidents at work happen all the time, but employers have a duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people within the workplace. They must carry out the … Read More

Appointment of 3 New Trainee Solicitors

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Morrish Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of 3 new trainee solicitors, Holly Carter, Omar Ghaffoor and Jade Fairless. The training contracts will start in September 2020 and will be for 2 years, allowing the trainees to gain legal knowledge and experience across the board demonstrating the skills they’ve learnt whilst studying. Before joining the team in October 2017, … Read More

Injury Prevention Week 2020

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Supporting the Injury Prevention Week (17th -21st August 2020) Morrish Solicitors are supporting the Annual Injury Prevention Week organised by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. The week is focusing on road safety for pedestrians, with a particular focus on children who are preparing to go back to school in August and September. The aim of the campaign is to … Read More

Dedicated Legal Partner for Napo Members

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Morrish Solicitors is the new legal partner for Napo offering circa 8,000 members a bespoke legal service, including a dedicated helpdesk, offering support and advice on a variety of legal services. With offices across West Yorkshire, Morrish Solicitors is renowned for its partnerships with trade unions, working closely with the Transport Salaried Staffs’ association (TSSA) and Equity to name a … Read More

Morrish Solicitors featured in The Times Best Law Firms 2019

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Morrish Solicitors is pleased to announce that it has received a ranking in The Times Best Law Firms 2019. Statista, an international market research firm, carried out the research earlier this year. It contacted more than 20,000 solicitors in England and Wales, and hundreds of clients, and asked them to recommend the best law firms in any of 31 categories. … Read More

Unite Member Awarded Compensation Following Accident at Work

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Unite Member Awarded Compensation after Leg Crushed at Work Unite Member, Peter was involved in an accident during the course of his employment at Barratt Steel. On the day of the accident, Peter was loading cut steel onto a roller transporter. A colleague operating the machine activated it before Peter had finished repositioning the steel and his leg was crushed. … Read More

Morrish appoint two new trainee solicitors

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new trainee solicitors from within the firm, James Battle and Shamaila Gul. James, who completed a degree in Applied Criminology and Legal Studies at Canterbury University, followed by a Masters degree in Management, Business and Law at the University of Law in 2017, begins his training contract in our personal injury … Read More

Unite Legal Services help bus driver hit head-on by ambulance

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A former bus driver has received £150,000 in compensation after being involved in a serious road traffic accident that left him with extensive injuries.  Unite member Graham Codling, who was employed as a bus driver for Yorkshire Coastliner, was driving his bus on the A64, when an ambulance suddenly swerved directly into his path. Despite Graham hitting the brakes as hard as he could, a head-on collision could not be avoided.  The driving cab was completely crushed … Read More

Man Who Fell Through Roof Awarded Compensation

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Compensation Awarded Following Accident at Work Claim A man has been awarded £190,000 compensation after suffering life-changing injuries when he fell through an asbestos roof whilst at work on a farm in 2014. Garry Stott, who was 45 at the time of the accident, was carrying out maintenance work on the guttering of a roof on a corn store, when … Read More

£8m Compensation for Brain Damaged Girl following 12 Year Battle for Justice

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Our medical negligence solicitor, Jane McBennett has successfully concluded a long running cerebral palsy claim for a 12 year old girl who was left severely disabled as the result of medical mistakes at Bradford Royal Infirmary. Under the terms of the settlement which was approved in the High Court, the Claimant will receive a lump sum of £2.2 million plus … Read More

Record rise in newborn babies with brain injury

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The number of babies left brain-damaged by NHS mistakes has increased by a record amount amid a campaign for ‘normal’ births. Official figures show the number of claims against maternity units for cases which ended in life-long disability has risen by almost a quarter in one year. Safety experts said a ‘cult-like fixation’ on ‘normal birth’, with doctors kept out … Read More