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Skills and expertise passed down through Minster Law’s Serious Injury Academy

Friday 31st July 2020

Minster Law’s Serious Injury Academy have spent lock down learning skills and expertise from our Associate Solicitors remotely. The academy aims to train lawyers in how to work with and best support our most seriously injured clients. The sessions have touched on liability in bike cases, special damages and Ogden calculations, witness statements and expert…

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Collaborative approach sees a smooth claims journey for client left paraplegic

Tuesday 28th July 2020

Working closely with the third-party insurers saw a smooth seven-figure settlement for a client left paraplegic following a serious motorcycle accident. A collaborative, non-confrontational approach adopted between both parties assisted our client’s journey throughout his claim and led to the claim concluding without the need for court proceedings to be issued. The lack of litigation…

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New management structure for Minster Serious Injury team

Thursday 23rd July 2020

As part of the exciting growth agenda at Minster Law, the serious injury team welcome a new and significant change to management team to build on its reputation of delivering excellent client care to seriously injured clients. Kerry Hodsdon, Helen Richardson and Rizwan Mughal bring not only a vast array of serious injury experience between…

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Minster Law partners with Kain Knight Cost Lawyers

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Minster Law Solicitors are pleased to be working with Kain Knight Cost Lawyers. This partnership will see Kain Knight providing their brilliant costs litigation expertise and knowledge to Minster Law’s Serious Injury Department. Kain Knight are the largest professional team of costs lawyers in the UK, who have a variety of specialisms including Serious Injury…

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Minster Law enters into trainee secondment programme with ACSO

Thursday 16th July 2020

Minster Law and the Association of Consumer Support Organisations (ACSO), the trade association for companies that support consumers as claimants within the civil justice system, have teamed up to kick start a secondment programme that provides trainees with insight into the claims industry. Minster Law trainee solicitor Daniel Bates joined ACSO in June to become…

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New starters to the Serious Injury team during lockdown share their experience

Wednesday 15th July 2020

Working from home has become the new normal for thousands of people across the country, but three new colleagues in Minster Law’s Serious Injury team share what it’s been like joining a company where they haven’t set foot in the office. Craig Gravil, Charlotte Barnett and Christopher Briggs all joined the team during a time…

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Customers give thumbs up to remote claims journey

Friday 3rd July 2020

Remote medical assessments for motor-related personal injury claims during the lockdown have had an overwhelmingly positive response from customers, highlighted by our recent customer survey. The findings make clear that further digitalisation of the personal injury claims journey will increasingly become the norm, as customers increasingly adopt the technology that enable them to advance the…

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Swift v Carpenter appeal could ensure Claimants properly compensated

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Associate solicitor Jonathan Bamforth shares his view on the Swift v Carpenter appeal and the need for fair compensation for clients. The delayed appeal in the case of Swift v Carpenter was heard remotely in the Court of Appeal last week. The importance of this case to catastrophically injured Claimants cannot be over-estimated. It is…

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Maintaining safe PPE when returning to school, work or treatment

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Across the country students are returning to schools, employees are back in offices, stores and restaurants are opening, and face masks are becoming a common sight. Minster Law represent a large number of seriously injured and vulnerable clients – currently some of them or their families are among those coming out of lockdown, returning to…

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