At Lime Solicitors we are committed both to the welfare of our team and continuing to provide excellent service to our clients at this difficult time. Our business is operating normally, however, following government advice, most of our team are now working remotely, with minimal staffing in our offices. If you want to speak to … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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
Tier 1: Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence – East Midlands The 2021 Legal 500 rankings were released on 30th September 2020, and we are pleased to announce that our East Midlands-based Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams remain ranked at Tier 1. Robert Rose, Head of Clinical Negligence at Lime Solicitors, said: “I am immensely … Continue reading Lime Solicitors Ranked Tier 1 by The Legal 500 for 2020-2021
On Thursday 20th August 2020, East Midlands Today covered the tragic story of the late Margaret Burrell, a cancer patient who received negligent reconstructive maxillofacial surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Margaret Burrell’s son Stephen spoke openly about the decline in his mother’s health following the surgery. After her first operation, Mrs Burrell developed an infection … Continue reading £100,000 Compensation Awarded to Family of Clinical Negligence Victim
As specialists in legal services for individuals, it’s important that we keep considering new ways to offer advice and guidance that makes a difference to our clients. We already provide expert assistance in areas such as personal injury, medical negligence, contentious probate and professional negligence. Now, our team of solicitors will be acting for individuals … Continue reading Lime Launches Employment Hub
Lime Solicitors are proud to be active members of the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers (SCIL) which represents the top specialist clinical negligence practices in England and Wales. Through our work with SCIL, we help promote best practice in the conduct of clinical negligence claims, to influence public policy for the benefit of victims of … Continue reading Sara Gibbs Joins the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyer’s Executive Committee
For confidentiality reasons, the victim in question will be referred to as Michele. After bringing a claim for clinical negligence relating to vaginal mesh surgery, a lady named Michele has secured a substantial damages award in an out of court settlement. The situation Michele instructed Lime Solicitors to investigate whether she had been appropriately consented … Continue reading Out of Court Settlement for Mesh Victim
We are pleased to announce a new partnership between our personal injury team and Brake, the road safety charity. Lime Solicitors have been added to Brake’s solicitor directory and bereavement packs, after signing its Solicitor Code of Conduct for supporting victims of road accidents. What is Brake? Brake provides dedicated support to families involved with … Continue reading Lime’s New Road Safety Partnership
We live in uncertain times. Many of us have already fallen ill with coronavirus or have a family member who has. On an unprecedented scale, we are being confronted with our own mortality more than ever. Increasing numbers of individuals are therefore contacting law firms and making enquiries regarding making a will or updating an … Continue reading Could the Covid-19 pandemic lead to more will challenges?
At such unprecedented times, the need to make or update a will is especially important. The temptation to draft a will in haste, particularly by electronic means, is understandable. Here are a few points which should help to avoid any dispute later down the line: It is important that your will is made correctly To … Continue reading How to avoid a will dispute