Brain Injury Awareness Week – Brain drain: wake up to fatigue

During Action for Brain Injury Week, Headway, the brain injury association’s campaign is called Brain Drain: Wake up to fatigue, raising awareness and breaking the stigma of brain injury-related fatigue.

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Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

The difficulties of dealing with a sibling who has a brain injury

Action for Brain Injury Week

Dealing with a sibling who suffers from a brain injury is a frightening and confusing time, no matter what age.  Often siblings grow up sharing similar life experiences, playing together Read more…

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Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Replacement vehicle: why am I being asked about my finances at the time of the accident?

replacement vehicle credit hire

You’ve been involved in an accident and you need a replacement vehicle.  You contact your insurance company, who put you in touch with another company.  You sign some forms and Read more…

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Posted on May 21st, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

No fault divorce: change is coming to the law

no fault divorce

April 2019 saw the government agree to start legislating on what will be one of the biggest changes to divorce law since the Divorce Reform Act 1969. After years of Read more…

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Posted on May 20th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Drink-driving: a legal minefield

drink-driving

We often see headlines about celebrities who’ve been charged with offences such as drink-driving. This is an area of law riddled with technicalities and ambiguities that a self-representing defendant should Read more…

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Posted on May 16th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law Thoughts: elements of contracts

Every day, people enter into contracts – whether realising it or not. It may be something large, such as purchasing a house but equally, going to the shop to buy Read more…

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Posted on May 10th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law thoughts: marriage automatically invalidates wills

A Board reading: Law thoughts: marriage automatically invalidates wills

There’s a general principle in law that marriage automatically invalidates wills made by either party before they get married.

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Posted on Apr 25th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Tree Preservation Order? It may be unlawful to cut down your own trees!

Tree Preservation Order? It may be unlawful to cut down your own trees!

In the interest of protecting the ‘amenity’ of trees, local planning authorities have the power to make a Tree Preservation Order (sometimes called a TPO) for trees, groups of trees, Read more…

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Posted on Apr 11th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

What to do if you are involved in a hit and run accident

What to do in a hit and run accident

In this article, we aim to to provide some practical advice on what to do should you have the misfortune of being involved in a hit and run road accident, Read more…

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Posted on Apr 10th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Biggest increase to the national minimum wage introduced

ncrease to the national minimum wage introduced

The national minimum wage was first introduced on 1 April 1999 by the Labour Party. The National Minimum Wage Act 1998 applies to workers who are over 16, including part-time Read more…

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Posted on Apr 4th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

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