Outdoor Adventure Accidents on the Rise

Outdoor adventure activities have become increasingly popular over recent years whether it be rock climbing, cycling, parachuting, other aeronautics, water sports or winter sports. These activities are fun and thrilling but can also of course be dangerous and lead to injuries, and tragically at times these can be very serious injuries. This year at Hilary…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in the Press

Hilary Meredith was featured in the March edition of Claims Magazine talking about the increase in Court Fees Claims Magazine – 1 March 2015 (1) Hilary Meredith Solicitors appeared in the Wilmslow Express following the additions of Mark Farrell  and Grant Evatt to the Board Wilmslow Express – 12 March 2015

COURT FEES INCREASE WILL COST ALL OF US

Despite considerable opposition the plans to increase court fees by up to 622% have been introduced. Whilst the impact of this increase on individuals and small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) who are suing for debts or recovering compensation remains to be seen, we have little doubt that the Government’s assertion that the increase will…

Help Gary to Help the Spinal Injuries Association

Gary Boyd, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Limited is preparing to take part in a charity cycle challenge from London to the beautiful Dutch capital of Amsterdam to raise funds for the Spinal Injuries Association. The 3 day challenge starts in Tunbridge Wells with the group cycling through the Kent countryside to catch a ferry…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in February 2015 Issue of PI Focus

The latest issue of PI focus features an article regarding injuries received by a former RAF Reg Flight Sergeant when he went to the aid of his neighbour. Simon Quinn of Hilary Meredith Solicitors acted for the Claimant and represented him at the Appeal Hearing before an Independent Tribunals Service panel. PI Focus – February…

Are School Compensation Claims Affecting Our Children?

With a recent newspaper headline highlighting that a teaching assistant in Blackpool slipped on a jigsaw piece and cost education bosses nearly £40,000 in compensation and legal costs, it seems that yet again, personal injury lawyers are in the firing line. We are told that the compensation culture is alive and well and out of…

Can The Success Of London 2012 Be Repeated With Manchester’s Airport City?

Manchester Airport is set to become the first airport in the United Kingdom to build an airport city. The airport city hub is forecast to cost £800 million, creating a total of 1600 jobs through building  offices, industrial units retail and leisure sites.  Major multi- million pound construction projects like this present major challenges in…

Winter Roads Accident Advice

Over the years many of us will have seen the disruption that winter road conditions can cause. And unless we want to be another road traffic accident statistic leading to a personal injury, we must learn to adapt the way we drive. As well as the main hazards of snow and ice, winter also brings…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors Welcomes Military High Court Ruling

Hilary Meredith Solicitors has welcomed today’s High Court ruling that the fixed success fee regime should not apply to members of the armed forces injured at work. Three members of the military brought claims against the Ministry of Defence after suffering an injury during training, in each case arguing that the fixed success fee regime does not…

Hilary Meredith Solicitors in the Press

The start to 2015 saw Hilary Meredith Solicitors appear in the press for: Hilary Meredith Solicitors winning the Personal Injury Awards 2014 Marketing Campaign of the Year award Hilary’s successful campaign for the rights of Armed Forces personnel after meeting with a number of MPs and members of the House of Lords The Messenger –…

Sinead Cartwright successfully acts for RAF Aircraft Engineer

Sinead Cartwright, Partner at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, has secured £80,000 for an RAF aircraft engineer who was permanently downgraded and then discharged from service after developing occupational dermatitis during the course of her work. The client joined the RAF in October 1997. After being exposed to chemicals and dust and developing dermatitis, she was…

Hilary Meredith Featured in Living Edge

Hilary Meredith was featured in the December issue of Living Edge following the award for Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2014 Personal Injury Awards held at The Grange St Paul’s Hotel, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral in London’s City Financial District. Living Edge – December ’14  

Hilary Meredith in the News – SARAH Bill

An article in the Solicitors Journal features Hilary who spoke at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Autumn Conference on the controversial SARAH Bill Solicitors Journal – 26 November 2014

Professional negligence claims against personal injury solicitors

Professional negligence claims against personal injury solicitors are on the rise. Perhaps, this is not surprising with unrealistic levels of fixed-costs introduced for cases worth less than £25,000 so law firms that predominantly deal with these claims are finding themselves having to provide the same level of service whilst coping with significantly reduced fees. As…