The numbers of claims are on the rise every year and so is the number of compensation companies. The whole process can become over complicated and leave you left wondering what to do next.
If you’ve been unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault and are unsure what to do, where to go or who to speak to, we’ve put together this handy guide to help guide you through the confusing compensation…Read More
Added by Seda Zeynep Miranoglu on April 17, 2013 — Defero Law
The leader of a branded networking membership group proudly announces that his is the biggest networking group in London. This post is about why the size of a networking group is not always an accurate indication of it's success or quality, why bureaucracy is a turn off and how networkers can rise above it.
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Added by Jason Cobine on April 1, 2013 — Defero Law
Are insurers serious? On an injury case that is going to settle in the region of £10,000 to £25,000 – they feel that these costs are justified?? Seriously? When I was a kid at school, I was told during maths exams, that I had to show my workings out….. I’d like to see theirs please. If they are seriously suggesting that a claim settling at stage 1 attracts a cost fee of £75, then I’m confused – very.
I want to…Read More
Added by Gillian Nuttall on February 28, 2013 — Defero Law
Added by Caroline Tremlett on November 26, 2012 — Defero Law
Silly season is upon us and the PI renewal scramble has already started. Yet it isn't so mad this year. Read on to find out if that is because of the ABS', SRA or insurers.
Could it be that insurance companies are being more amenable because there are now fewer firms looking for specialist solicitors indemnity? Their market is…Read More
Added by Jason Cobine on September 10, 2012 — Defero Law
LinkedIn is great isn't it? I get invites to connect every day. Some actually have a personalised note, which is a light touch. This post is about LinkedIn connections, follow up and next steps. It's a fact that some people do these things well. Others not so well.
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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But what happens on Twitter stays on Google forever. I was recently reminded by a fellow blogger "We're all publishers now". This post is about considering the ethical perspective of those who are actually reading your output, is it OK to break a few eggs and why are ethics so important?Read More
Added by Jason Cobine on June 11, 2012 — Defero Law
PERSONAL DRAINAGE SEARCHES
For many years we have been providing to our solicitior clients official drainage search reports provided by the the relevant water authorities. As I am sure you all know these reports they can be badly worded , difficult to read and EXPENSIVE among other things. We are able now to offer a PERSONAL DRAINAGE SEARCH for the Anglian and Thames areas at a fraction of the cost, quicker, only two pages with a clear map showing the route of the foul and…Read More
Added by Anne Lucking on November 23, 2011 — Defero Law
It is true that the claims process can be vulnerable to fraud. An injury is often subjective – no doctor can see a claimant’s pain and generally has to take that persons description of their symptoms at face value.
However it is equally important to highlight that this does not mean that there are significant numbers of fraudulent claims. It is true that they exist and are a scourge of lawyers and…Read More
Added by Gillian Nuttall on November 10, 2011 — Defero Law
Do you remember your first day as a newly qualified solicitor? I am assuming you can as we often remember the first day of a significant event. Did it include a bigger caseload, more responsibility, new expectations, a new secretary, greater targets, new colleagues and perhaps even a new suit?
Just as I remember my first day at primary school involved making a Humpty Dumpty collage with my teacher, I also remember my first day working as a newly qualified solicitor. I…Read More