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Compensation Payouts Held in Trust
Compensation Payouts Held in Trust
We investigate how the monies of a compensation claim are awarded and paid out and also look at who has control over such money if the recipient is below the age of 18...
Criminal and Civil Liability
Criminal and Civil Liability
This article looks at the distinction between criminal and civil liability, and the circumstances in which these might apply....
Damages Under the Human Rights Act
Damages Under the Human Rights Act
If your human rights have been breached, you may be entitled to make a claim for damages. Find out all about how claims work and the legal procedure here....
Employers' Common Law Responsibilities
Employers' Common Law Responsibilities
This article looks briefly at the definition of common law, and then at some of the responsibilities that common law confers on employers....
How Personal Injury Settlements Are Calculated
How Personal Injury Settlements Are Calculated
How will your personal injury claim be calculated and what is taken into consideration when determining the fair and reasonable amount of damages? Find out here....
Key Health and Safety Legislation
Key Health and Safety Legislation
This article looks at some of the most important pieces of UK health and safety legislation, both primary and secondary....
Legalisation of 'No-Win, No-Fee'
Legalisation of 'No-Win, No-Fee'
This article explains the basic premise of no-win, no-fee arrangements, and the effect that their legalisation has had on the compensation process....
Statute and Common Law
Statute and Common Law
This article looks at the basic definitions of common (or ‘case’) and statute law, as well as precedent, and the way in which they interact to form the basis of the…...
The Compensation Act 2006
The Compensation Act 2006
This article looks at the provisions of the Compensation Act 2006, and the effect that this legislation has had on the public's interaction with the claims management…...
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