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Sick on holiday? Here are some practical steps to take

Falling ill on holiday: it can feel like a disaster. After all the saving, planning, packing, and waiting for your holiday to finally arrive, you end up getting struck down by illness when all you came to do was relax and enjoy yourself. To make......

Access to Justice: This Time It’s Personal (Injury)

Since the Ministry of Justice announced its plans to introduce so-called “whiplash reforms”, here at Smooth Law we’ve been campaigning to put a stop to the government plans. The reforms are a considerable threat to Access to Justice for the public, and that’s why for......

Fake Holiday Sickness Claims on the Rise

The past 18 months have seen the rise of a worrying trend. The number of holiday sickness claims being made has reportedly increased by up to 700%, leading to concerns about how many of these claims have been fraudulent. The scale of the increase is......

You Must Do These Five Things If You Are Injured At Work

Injuries at work can happen entirely unexpectedly.  Take the case of Kate*, a delivery driver for a major British supermarket.  One dark November evening, after finishing her deliveries, she parked her van in the depot.  However, unbeknown to her, she had parked over a hole......

Apple Sued Over FaceTime Car Crash

At the beginning of this year the news broke of a tragic but unusual case where an American family launched a lawsuit against Apple. The tech giant has faced many widely reported legal issues in the past, but this one strikes a very different chord:......