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Due in court without representation – think carefully

Due in court without representation – think carefully

Restrictions imposed by successive Governments in legal aid, and conditional fee agreements, has seen a rise in people attempting to bring their case before the court without the assistance of legal professionals. They…

Injury from Faulty Product

Harmed as a result of a faulty product?

We all like to see the joy on someone’s face when you give them a gift. Whether unexpected or not, you assume the present is safe and will not harm the receiver. So what happens if a product causes injury or is…

Holiday fun but stay safe

Holiday fun but stay safe

Despite the economic climate, overseas holidays remain popular and when you go abroad, it should be a time for rest, recovery and relaxation.  Unfortunately, each year, thousands of people have accidents or they…

Spotlight on.. Kevin Bostock

Spotlight on.. Kevin Bostock

Spotlight on Kevin Bostock Paralegal   Lives: Meersbrook, Sheffield. Education: Ashleigh Comprehensive, sadly now turned into a housing estate. Work History: I think it’s fair to say I came into a job in…

Driverless cars, who is responsible?

Driverless cars, who is responsible?

Driverless cars are receiving extensive press coverage. The Department of Transport set out in a consultation document in the Autumn of 2016 which states that automated vehicles will deliver social, environmental…

What is product liability?

What is product liability?

Product liability is the area of law which safeguards the public from products which can cause injury. If a business supplies products to consumers, the business owners need to make sure the products are safe. As…

Meet the Personal Injury team

Meet the Personal Injury team

Personal Injury In the face of a changing personal injury market, dominated by ever restricting legislation and cost recovery constraints led by the Government, the personal injury team at Wake Smith continues…

Winter conditions can be snow joke…

Winter conditions can be snow joke…

The first snow of 2017 is forecast this Thursday which might see the start of a colder spell for the region. An initial snow-fall might look beautiful, but the havoc it causes across the country can run into thousands…

How safe are cycle helmets...?

How safe are cycle helmets...?

Despite the volume of cyclists across the UK and the increasing popularity of cycling as a pastime and a primary form of transport, cyclists are rather left in the dark about what protection cycle helmets provide…

accident at work, injury at work

£6k Compensation Following Accident at Work

Our client v His Employer Date of Accident – 11th June 2014 Date of Settlement – 12th August 2016 Acting: Kevin Bostock, Paralegal at Wake Smith Solicitors Facts: On 11th June 2014, our client was injured in…

Personal Injury Myths and Legends

Personal Injury Myths and Legends

If you suffer an injury through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. If your injuries are serious or have a major impact on your income, your ability to work or the quality…