The pitfalls of hiring a vehicle in Florida

If you intend travelling to Florida and hiring a car as many British tourists do each year, you may not know that in Florida there is no legal requirement for drivers to carry personal injury cover or what the Americans call Bodily Injury coverage. A driver in Florida need only carry $10,000 of insurance which…

Government’s ‘Get Britain Cycling’ Report Awaited as Bike Accidents Rise

This month saw the final of six evidence-sessions, featuring a panel of MPs who have comprised the Get Britain Cycling inquiry.  The inquiry’s principal aim is to enable and encourage more people in the UK to regularly undertake journeys by bicycle (at present, cycling accounts for 2% of all journeys in the UK compared to…

‘Why the Long Face’; Hilary Meredith Solicitors are here to help you!

Yes you have probably heard hundreds of jokes like this over the last couple of weeks, some more funny than others; but from a legal perspective and more importantly from a personal injury law perspective, behind all the humour is a serious issue. Product liability is an area of personal injury law where a purchaser…

Buckle up, urges lawyer

As the inquest of a tragic accident was heard this month, lawyer Hilary Meredith urges drivers to ensure they buckle up when driving. Last week an inquest heard how 22 year old Robert Hyde, known to everyone as Bob, was not wearing a seat belt when the 2006 black Vauxhall Astra he was driving span…

Remembrance Day 2012

As the country wears its poppies with pride for another year, military lawyer Hilary Meredith praises all efforts to keep the memory of our fallen heroes alive: “Remembrance Day is one of great reflection and my heartfelt appreciation goes out to all members of the armed forces, past and present and their families for their…

Be aware of brain and blast injuries

In the current military conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, blast injury is overwhelmingly the most common causes of traumatic brain injury on the battlefield, and the number of brain injuries is on the increase. Blast types: Land mines Rocket-propelled grenades Improvised explosive device

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Limited take part in Will Aid 2012

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Limited of Meredith House, 25-27 Water Lane, Wilmslow will be taking part in Will Aid 2012 during November. Will Aid is the UK’s top charity Will-writing scheme. It offers everyone the opportunity to make or update their Will with a professional solicitor, in return for a donation to help people in need…

Tribute to Lord Alf Morris

  My dear friend Lord Alf Morris has sadly passed away, I will miss him terribly.  We have worked together for over 25 years in a long campaign to assist and improve the lives of serving and ex military personnel and their family’s, always the gentleman, gracious and kind.  He helped those who were too…