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Claimant’s damned lies in respect of vehicle repair and credit hire claim result in prison sentence

It is said that sequels are rarely better than the originals on which they are based, and it is true that the county court decision in John Vernon v…

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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Prison sentence for Manchester man who falsely claimed for hire car costs following accident

The sentence comes following a case brought by national law firm Weightmans on behalf of courier Tuffnells Parcels Express.

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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BREAKING NEWS: Weightmans secures court victory for business targeted in online hate campaign

Law firm successful in bringing years of online abuse to an end after six day trial

Damian Carter
Damian Carter Partner

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Police obstruction and self-defence

The claimant was driving with a passenger, his mother Dr Oraki, when he was stopped by two officers. They correctly believed he was driving without…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Weightmans welcomes insurance specialists in London

National law firm Weightmans has continued its recruitment drive with the hire of insurance specialist Simon Durkin.

Simon Durkin
Simon Durkin Partner

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Detox your longstanding claims

Inevitably, the festive excess is followed by the necessary purge in January. In 2018, why not also detox your longstanding claims?

Liam McGuire
Liam McGuire Partner

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Claim struck out after Litigation Friend absence

Weightmans has successfully applied to the court to strike out a child’s claim after the Claimant’s Litigation Friend failed to appear at two Infant…


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Personal injury, Negligence, Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957

Spearman v Royal United Bath Hospitals NHS Trust. Hospital liable for claimant’s fall from a roof on basis of negligence.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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