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Negligence from Care Home – Case Study

Our client’s elderly mother was in a Merseyside Care Home and over a period of time, the client’s son and external healthcare advisors became concerned at her deteriorating physical condition. The client’s mother was admitted to hospital where she was diagnosed with a number of......

London Bus Accident – Case Study

Our claimant was a passenger on a London Bus which was involved in a road traffic collision with another vehicle. Our claimant’s head was caused to hit the window of the bus resulting in a number of injuries including temporary hearing loss, tinnitus and visual......

Whiplash reforms put on hold until August

The well-documented reforms to whiplash claims have been postponed due to the Government determining more time is needed for implementation. The litigants in person portal, which is part of the Government’s reforms to how whiplash claims are handled, has been delayed until August, the Ministry......

Coronavirus Update

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, all employees of Smooth Law will be working remotely from Wednesday 18th March. We are actively monitoring the situation, with the safety of our staff and clients being the number one priority. During this time it is business as......

Small Claims Changes – How Will They Affect Me?

The changes to the small claims limit are fast approaching. Find out here what the changes are and how they may affect you. In November 2016, after a four-month consultation, the Government proposed plans to increase the small claims limit for personal injury claims. Nearly......

Thomas Cook Goes Bust – Your Rights

150,000 have been left in limbo abroad as a massive repatriation effort commences Thomas Cook was tasked last week with finding £200 million to satisfy its lenders in regards to underwritten funds. On the morning of Monday 23rd September, Thomas Cook went into administration after......

Our Top Tips to Maximise Your Flight Compensation Case

Make sure you receive the compensation you deserve by following these key steps. Experiencing a delayed or cancelled flight can be a nightmare. You can miss family holidays, important connecting flights and sometimes be left in a busy airport wondering where to turn. Many passengers......

British Airways Cancels 91 flights sparking airport chaos

A ‘worldwide computer failure’ has left approximately 15,000 passengers stranded. A British Airways IT failure has seen 91 flights grounded, with short-haul passengers being told to “make their way home”. The IT failure has left planes on the ground due to complications involving safety during......

Top Ten Travel Destinations in 2019

Ready, Set, Pack! Our flight compensation team have had their fair share of traveling to various countries over the years. Here, they share their knowledge regarding the top ten travel destinations in 2019. Working within the flight industry has meant the Smooth Law flight compensation......

Smoothly does it

Smooth Law welcomes a brand new Flight Compensation department to its team. Every year it is estimated that over 30 million EU air passengers suffer a flight delay or cancellation, with only 9% of them knowing their rights Smooth Law have added Flight Compensation to......