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An Introduction to Negligence and the Duty of Care

30th December 2011
The twin ideas of negligence and a duty of care, and their legal definitions, are inextricably linked and both fall within the area of law known as tort law. This article aims to give a brief introduction to this area of law without delving too deep into ... Read >
Author: StuMitchellmw

Workplace Accidents

12th October 2011
A recent report revealed work accidents in Scotland in 2010 cost £187 million, despite the fact the Health and Safety Executive has strict regulations in place to prevent such events from happening. This worrying statistic shows that employers are repeate... Read >
Author: Richard Godden

Some English Cases on Negligence

18th February 2011
In King v. Phillips, [(1953) 1 QB 429], a taxi driver backed his taxi negligently and without looking behind ran into a child who was on a tricycle behind the taxi, slightly injuring him. The child’s mother, who was in her house seventy or eighty yard... Read >
Author: Mutex Robb

Claiming Compensation for an Injury at a Supermarket

19th August 2010
It is estimated that over half of the money spent by British shoppers on the high street is spent in supermarkets, while around three quarters of a million people are employed by the four industry giants, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Morrisons. Given their ... Read >
Author: jemsmorcals

Constructive Dismissal - A Simple Guide

06th May 2010
Constructive dismissal is a complicated area, and many people are not entirely sure what it means. If your employer has acted in such a way that you feel you simply have to leave your current employment, this may mean you have a claim for constructive dis... Read >
Author: Tim Bishop

Salon Negligence Caused Allergic Reaction to Hair Dye

09th April 2010
Hair dye is lighter than ever before, with less damaging chemicals that cause permanent damage to hair. Yet even in today's up-to-date salons, about 5% of clients are allergic to commonly used hair dyes. Allergies can be detected by a patch test, which is... Read >
Author: Sieglinde Sydow

Pedestrian Injury Accidents and a Motorist Duty of Care

05th March 2010
Duty of Care Owed to Pedestrians It seems fairly obvious that a driver has a duty to use care toward pedestrians in California, as well as every other state. A pedestrian also has a duty of care towards automobiles but an operator of a motor vehicle has ... Read >
Author: Jason Lundberg

Suing The NHS

25th February 2009
A five step guide to pursuing a medical negligence claim. Medical negligence is notoriously difficult to prove. Your opinion as a layperson is going to come into direct conflict with the opinions of medical 'experts' and unless you have medical trainin... Read >
Author: Nick Jervis

Black Labrador Puppy Training The Easy Way In 5 Simple Steps

02nd October 2008
Let's make it fun for you and the new member of your family..."Your beautiful Black Labrador Puppy". Just follow the 5 simple and easy to apply steps listed below and you'll have yourself a well balanced, loving and sociable dog in the future.Step # 1: Ho... Read >
Author: Robert Sims

American Bulldog Puppy Training The Easy Way In 5 Simple Steps

02nd October 2008
Let's make it fun for you and the new member of your family "Your beautiful American Bulldog Puppy". Just follow the 5 simple and easy to apply steps listed below and you'll have yourself a well balanced, loving and sociable dog in the future.Step # 1: Ho... Read >
Author: Robert Sims

Medical Negligence – Dental Malpractice

29th July 2008
Any kind of negligence or poor quality dental care can be defined as dental malpractice. Having a dental treatment can be an unnerving experience and damage or side effects can occur; however in some cases this is often unavoidable. Dentists have as d... Read >
Author: Helen
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