November 2012

The Government plans to make claims against employers more difficult

November 28, 2012 Personal Injury Claims Law

Guest post from accident claims solicitors According to the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), accidents at work are on a downward slide. Employers reported 114,000 injuries to workers in 2011/2012, of which nearly 24,000 were classed as serious. Sadly, 173 workers were fatally injured at work in the same period. In […]

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Legal Protocol for Compensation

November 23, 2012 Law

Guest post regarding legal protocol for claiming for compensation. You can’t turn on the TV or radio without seeing adverts claiming to help you with compensation following an accident or injury at work. Newspapers are constantly reporting cases of compensation won seemingly with ease. But what is the actual protocol for this type of compensation? […]

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Secret Courts: Ill Informed or Necessary?

November 21, 2012 Legal Know How

Guest post provided by John on behalf of BCL Legal. BCL Legal is specialist law recruiter who find and place law job candidates in the UK. Secret Courts: Ill Informed or Necessary? Closed civil court hearings are not a new phenomenon. However, they are currently in focus as controversial proposals for ‘closed material procedures’ progress […]

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements: Social Media and SEO for Lawyers 2012

November 12, 2012 Law Practice

I’m pleased to announce that within the next month I will be speaking on a variety of topics, two of which will be in Glasgow and one of which will be via a Twitter live chat session. Please do register or put these dates in your diary:- 1. TANQ Society (Trainee and Newly Qualified Society): […]

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Order, and No Tweeting, in the Court!

November 12, 2012 Social Media

(Guest blog post presenting a US perspective on social media, law and the courts) Changes in communication technology require that existing social institutions, such as lawmaking bodies, the news media, and the courts, adapt themselves to such changes on almost a “case by case” basis. A recent (November, 2009) case serves as an example of […]

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