Sheldon Davidson Solicitors News

Extreme Manchester weather increases risk of accidents

10 | 12 | 14

Forecasters have revealed Manchester is set to experience an extreme shift in the weather over December.

Serious Injury, Road & Bike


Owners of dangerous dogs to be fined

27 | 10 | 14

In an attempt to cut down on the number of dog attacks in the UK, the owners of badly behaved canines will now face fines of up to £20,000 if they do not take appropriate corrective measures.

Serious Injury


Mother sues council after daughter fractures skull in playground fall

24 | 09 | 14

A mother from Stockport is suing her local council for neglecting to make a playground safer, after her daughter Ella fell off a slide in Hazel Grove’s Clarendon Road Park and fractured her skull.

Serious Injury


What to do if you are injured on holiday

13 | 06 | 14

With the World Cup underway this week, images of Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach and majestic Sugarloaf Mountain have left many fans longing for a holiday in the sun.

Serious Injury, Injury Claims


Lawyers oppose end to whiplash damages

27 | 03 | 14

Leading personal injury claimant groups have said they will resist plans from insurance firms to encourage the withdrawal of compensation awards for all whiplash victims.

Serious Injury, Road & Bike


New fund for Mesothelioma victims

14 | 03 | 14

Mesothelioma victims could soon receive up to £123,000 compensation for their illness, after ministers announced a new fund would come into force next month.

Serious Injury, Accidents at Work


Tinnitus Awareness Week could help inform industrial deafness sufferers

06 | 02 | 14

One of the problems commonly associated with hearing loss tinnitus, a condition in which the sufferer is troubled by noise even when there is no external source.

Serious Injury


Dealing with injury claims this winter

20 | 12 | 13

With Christmas around the corner, it’s a time for everyone to be celebrating and enjoying the festive season. Of course, winter does bring its own hazards, particular with the cold weather setting in and making conditions potentially treacherous for both pedestrians and drivers alike.

Serious Injury, Road & Bike


Law Society launches ‘Don’t Get Mugged’ personal injury campaign

02 | 07 | 13

The Law Society has unveiled a new advertising campaign that it hopes will encourage victims to use a personal injury solicitor instead of dealing directly with insurance companies.

Serious Injury


Ministers discuss dangerous dog law

16 | 05 | 13

MPs have suggested that proposed changes to UK dangerous dog laws need to go further in order to alleviate the risk of attacks.

Serious Injury