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Carl Waring

About Carl Waring

Carl Waring is an experienced solicitor who qualified in 1987. He has written extensively on the personal injury ‘reforms’ that have taken place since 2010. He is a freelance legal content writer and the Head of Business Development at Mooneerams, Solicitors.

Is there a catch with no win, no fee claims?

It is not so long ago that legal aid was available for personal injury claimants. A claimant who had the protection of legal aid could pursue their injury claim, safe in the knowledge they would not have to pay their own solicitors’ costs, whether they won the case, or not. ...

By |2021-05-10T11:32:07+01:00May 7th, 2021|No Win No Fee|

I have been assaulted at work. What are my rights?

If ‘my home is my castle’, then next on the list of safe havens should be my workplace. Under common law, employees have a right to expect their employer to:take care of their safety,make sure they are not exposed to undue risks,ensure that they have a safe system of work.Most ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:02+01:00May 4th, 2021|News|

5 Top Tips to Avoid a Car Accident This Summer

This summer is likely to be markedly different from any most of us have known before. Coming out with such a dramatic statement isn’t drawn from any psychic-like knowledge of what the weather will be like! Rather, it is made on the basis that we will (hope upon hope) be ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:25+01:00April 12th, 2021|Road Traffic Accidents|

Why is farming so dangerous?

If you ever got asked what you thought was the most dangerous type of job you could have, what would your answer be? Working in the building trade, perhaps? You'd certainly be correct in thinking it is right up there as one of the most dangerous occupations. Statistically, though, it's ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:29+01:00March 18th, 2021|Accidents at Work|

Slip and Trip Hazards in the Workplace

In most people’s eyes, slip and trip accidents at work probably wouldn’t obviously rank amongst the most serious types of accident claims that a personal injury solicitor would have to deal with on a day to day basis. Whilst that might be true in some instances, it would be wrong ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:54+01:00March 4th, 2021|Accidents at Work|

Do you get paid if you’ve had an accident at work?

There is no legal requirement for an employer to continue paying an employee who takes time off work to recover from an injury sustained in an accident at work. An employee who takes sick leave will only be entitled to receive Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), provided specific criteria are met. ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:35+01:00February 28th, 2021|Accidents at Work|

A Brief History of Asbestos (in the UK)

Take a look at our detailed history of asbestos in the UK for useful facts and insights... The word asbestos was first used in the 17th Century. It is derived from an Ancient Greek word meaning ‘inextinguishable.’ Pliny the Elder However, as long ago as the first Century AD a ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:35+01:00February 23rd, 2021|Asbestos Disease|

I had an accident, and it wasn’t my fault!

There can be few adults left in the country who have neither seen the adverts that pose the following question, nor been asked it on the phone by some of the less scrupulous types of claims company: “Had an accident that wasn’t your fault?” At first, it was a clever ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:39+01:00February 18th, 2021|Road Traffic Accidents|
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