If you instruct an adviser to provide you with information and advice on entering a transaction, and your adviser is negligent, you could be eligible to claim all losses that arise from the transaction. But, if the information you’re given is only a small part of your wider considerations before making the decision to enter … Continue reading Supreme Court Lays Out New “Legal Roadmap” For Professional Negligence
As the world receives the news today that Britney Spears’ high profile application to remove her father from his role in her conservatorship is denied, we look at what the equivalent of a conservatorship would be in England and how the situation may differ if Britney lived over here and was under the British legal … Continue reading When managing someone else’s financial affairs turns “Toxic”
Martin Usher has joined the Lime Solicitors Personal Injury team as a new partner in London, with particular expertise in handling serious injury and major trauma claims. Martin has been a Trustee for our partners Headway for over six years, and is a Committee Member of the Major Trauma Group. With over 15 years’ experience … Continue reading Lime Bolsters Personal Injury Service with New Serious Injury Partner
We are pleased to announce that our London operation has grown significantly this month, with 17 experts in clinical negligence, personal injury and abuse transferring across from Hudgell Solicitors. While our existing clinical negligence and personal injury teams are now bolstered with new expertise, we’re pleased to also offer legal advice and support to victims … Continue reading Lime Solicitors Triples its London Team with 17 New Additions
Informed consent is something that arises frequently in clinical negligence claims. Some patients may feel they have undergone a medical procedure they did not need, or that has resulted in an outcome or complication they did not expect. Simply put, ‘informed consent’ means giving a patient all of the information they need to understand a … Continue reading What is Informed Consent?
A surgeon working at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust may have caused harm to a large number of patients, both at the Royal Derby Hospital and Ripley Hospital. News reports suggest that colleagues of Mr Daniel Hay, a Consultant Gynaecologist, raised concerns about the standard of care being provided by the … Continue reading 50 Women Confirmed Suffering Gynaecological Negligence
For years, women have been given the option of surgical mesh insertion as a solution for Stress Induced Urinary Incontinence. And, for just as many years, women have found themselves in excruciating pain from mesh that has eroded, contracted and protruded into other areas of the body. If you’ve had a surgical mesh implant and … Continue reading Surgical Mesh – What Can Be Done To Avoid A Repeat?
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been named in three of the ‘Best Companies to Work For’ lists for 2021, achieving an ‘outstanding’ rank for employee engagement. As part of Shakespeare Martineau we are celebrating this achievement after being recognised in the following three lists: Ranked 10 in Top 20 law firmsRanked 58 in Top … Continue reading Lime Solicitors Ranked As ‘Outstanding’ in 2021 ‘Best Companies to Work For’
Frontline doctors, nurses and support staff have worked tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to treat critically ill coronavirus patients. Unfortunately the focus on the virus has caused huge disruption to healthcare services across the UK, with millions of patients with other serious health issues experiencing delayed treatment for conditions such as: All types of cancer … Continue reading Is it possible to claim negligent treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Neha Thethi joined Lime on 1st March, heading up our growing Claimant Employment team as Head of Employment. Welcome Neha! Neha has over 11 years’ experience handling employment claims, with a particular specialism in discrimination cases, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal claims. She also specialises in Trade Union work, and has a demonstrable track record for … Continue reading Lime Welcomes Neha Thethi into Head of Employment Role