Molesworths News May - Jul 2012
All the latest industry and legal news from your team at Molesworths.
Date online: 07/07/2012
Hand-arm vibration can cause a range of medical conditions that are known as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). A man who developed HAVS as a result of using vibrating tools at work recently won £11,000 in compensation.
Date online: 01/07/2012
A contractor has won compensation for injuries he sustained when he fell down a manhole.
Date online: 21/06/2012
It is entirely possible to apply for probate and deal with an estate, without seeing a lawyer or seeking professional legal advice, but it’s not without major risks, warns Louise Salisbury of Molesworths Solicitors
Date online: 15/06/2012
A welder who suffered permanent damage to his hearing as a result of working in a noisy environment has won an out of court settlement of £12,000 from his former employer.
Date online: 01/06/2012
Local Rochdale victims of asbestos related diseases are now able to join thousands of other sufferers in claiming compensation after a landmark court ruling.
Date online: 28/05/2012
One of the most common myths in English law is that there is such a thing as a ‘common law marriage’. It simply doesn’t exist and this misapprehension has led the Law Commission to suggest proposals giving additional rights to cohabiting couples.