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Solicitor appointed to lead new Travel Litigation team at Osbornes Law

News article published on: 25th March 2019

Magdalena Knez joined Osbornes Law on 11 March 2019 to assist the practice with the ongoing development of a Travel Litigation service, dealing with accidents abroad. An experienced personal injury and cross border litigation solicitor, Magdalena will be working alongside Osbornes’ Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Bulgarian and other foreign language legal teams. She says “My passion […]

Osbornes Shortlisted as Law Firm of The Year at Legal Week Awards

News article published on: 16th October 2018

  Osbornes Law have been shortlisted as finalists for a major award at Legal Week’s ‘British Legal Awards‘. The firm will find out on 29th November 2018 whether it has won UK Law Firm of the Year 2018. The winners in each category at the British Legal Awards, which recognises the achievements, excellence and innovation […]

Owens v Owens – Joanne Wescott Speaks To Sky News

News article published on: 1st August 2018

Following on from the decision of the UK Supreme Court in the case of Owens v Owens, Joanne Wescott spoke to Sky News on the implication of the decision and what it means for divorce law in England. Joanne, who is an expert family and divorce lawyer at Osbornes Law explains to Sky News that […]

Construction Site Personal Injury Claims: There may be Several Liable Parties

News article published on: 16th July 2018

The Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) are produced by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Regulations enshrine the legal requirements to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all those people who work on construction projects. The Regulations are applicable to all aspects of construction work, including repairs, extensions and new […]

Bereavement Damages

News article published on: 16th July 2018

At the end of 2017, the Court of Appeal released its judgement in the case Jacqueline Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Secretary of State for Justice. Sir Terence Etherton, Lord Justice McCombe and Sir Patrick Elias determined that co-habiting partners, who have been in a relationship for more than 2 years, […]

The Civil Liability Bill and the Personal Injury Discount Rate

News article published on: 16th July 2018

Couched as The Civil Liability Bill, the government aims to introduce new legislation to address the so-called US style ‘compensation culture’ they believe has emerged over recent years. As reported by the Association of British Insurers online, these changes are necessary as evidenced by this statistic: since 2005, road accidents have fallen by nearly 30% […]

Mills v Mills To Be Heard in The Supreme Court on Wednesday 6th June 2018

News article published on: 5th June 2018

The case of Mills v Mills will be heard in the Supreme Court on 6th June 2018. In August 2017 Mr Mills was granted permission to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal to increase his ex-wife’s spousal maintenance payments, fifteen years after they were divorced. The Facts Following their divorce in 2002, the […]

Ombudsman Upholds Complaint by Homeless Family Kept in Hotels for 3 Years

News article published on: 14th May 2018

Bristol City Council has been found by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman to have failed a vulnerable homeless family, which included disabled young children, in its handling of their homeless application. Successive errors by the housing and social services departments meant that the family were forced to move between hotels, without any stable […]

The NHS, Computers and Breast Cancer

News article published on: 8th May 2018

According to reporting from the BBC, as the consequence of a computer error, nearly half a million women in England have missed screenings for breast cancer. It is understood that the Government knew about the issue as early as January 2018 but waited until now to tell Parliament. Breast cancer and screening statistics Around 1 […]

Osbornes settles serious workplace injury case for six figure sum

News article published on: 3rd April 2018

The personal injury team at Osbornes has recently represented a baker after he got his arm caught in a faulty machine at work. The injuries sustained were a broken arm, fractured wrist and a chipped elbow.  Later nerve conduction studies revealed nerve damage and cold intolerance. The claimant was unfortunately unable to return to his […]

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