Animal owners have the responsibility to ensure their animals do not pose a danger to the public. In the following case heard by the Court of Appeal, a bullock who caused a car accident left the farmer who had not done anything inherently wrong, still legally liable to pay compensation.
Poor treatment in the workplace of Claimants by the employer is false economy and bad practice and if the employer/employee relationship breaks down during the claim then so be it – at Seatons we will fight every step of the way to ensure your employer does not take more than they may already have taken by reason of the accident.
There’s many a column inch been dedicated to the evils of ‘compensation culture’ – so much so that it is hardly surprising that at most first meetings with lawyers, potential clients feel the need to clarify that they’re not a scrounger, often stating “I wouldn’t make a claim but…” – but should it be this way?
A mother of three has been deemed to lack the mental capacity to make critical decisions about her own medical treatment, and a senior judge has ordered she undergo a risky operation that could save her life, against the wishes of her lawyer who said it was in her ‘best interests’ to avoid undergoing the operation.