Five-figure sum for a Barnsley Medical Negligence client

Howells have obtained a five-figure sum for a Barnsley man who underwent a foot procedure at Barnsley Hospital. The gentleman signed a consent form for a specific procedure but at the very last minute the procedure was changed. The hospital admitted that the patient had not given his consent for the new procedure and that the procedure itself was performed negligently.

Employment Law Issues for new businesses – Workshop

At the Business & IP Centre, Sheffield Central Library, 13 July 2018, 10am-12pm

If you are beginning to think about starting a business or if you have started a business, it is important to be aware of how employment law can impact upon you. As a new business, the last thing you want is an employment dispute setting you back or taking your time away from your business – whether this is with your former employer or with any staff you choose to take on.

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Inquest Jury find death could have been prevented

Kulvinder Gill from Howells, was the solicitor for the family into the inquest of Nicola Lawrence who died on 24 Sep 2016. After a 12 day inquest the jury concluded that there were missed opportunities and that Nicola’s life may have been saved.

For full details see the INQUEST press release

For more information on inquests, judicial reviews and human rights, see here.

Press coverage:

Yorkshire Post
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Motoring law moving with the times

Advances in technology mean that from June 2018, drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads for the first time. This means that if a driver has an app on their mobile phone, they can use the app to park their car, as there is no more than 6 metres between the car and the mobile phone. The signal must be maintained all of the time.
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