Accident & Emergency (A & E) Departments are often busy environments, and generally the standard of care provided by the treating Doctors and Nurses is excellent. However, mistakes can and do happen.
Employers have a duty to comply with Health and Safety laws and regulations and to provide their employees with a safe accident free workplace; when we go to work we should be safe in the knowledge that our employers will do all they can to protect us from injury and illness. Sadly, thousands of workers are injured in accidents at work or develop a work-related illness every year.
If you have been injured in a road traffic accident (RTA) which was not wholly your fault then you are entitled to claim compensation.
At Michael W Halsall Solicitors, we understand that being involved in an RTA is a traumatic experience and can leave you with injuries ranging from mild bruising or whiplash to serious, life-altering head or spinal injuries.
Materials containing asbestos were extensively used in industry and in construction during the last century. Exposure to asbestos takes place when airborne asbestos dust or fibres are breathed into the lungs. Asbestos can become airborne in a variety of ways, the most common being the release of asbestos dust during manufacturing or construction processes or the disturbance of asbestos present in the fabric of buildings.
Michael W Halsall Solicitors has a nationally renowned personal injury team that includes highly experienced solicitors specialising in head and brain injury compensation claims. We have successfully represented many clients who have sustained a brain or head injury as a result of a variety of reasons, including road traffic accidents, motorbike accidents and accidents at work.
It is almost inevitable that, at some point during your lifetime, you or a family member will develop a cancer. All you can ask for in such circumstances is that the cancer is diagnosed as early as is reasonably possible by the healthcare professionals and that it is then effectively treated. Unfortunately, those two things do not always happen because of fault on the part of the treating medical team.
Michael W Halsall Solicitors is one of the UK's leading firms of solicitors specialising in catastrophic injury claims. Our team of highly experienced and dedicated catastrophic injury claim solicitors have the experience and resources to ensure our clients receive the highest quality legal advice and the best possible compensation settlements.
Michael W Halsall has a team of Solicitors who specialise in medical/clinical negligence cases. Our Team, led by Nial Burke, provide free initial consultations, and normally deal with cases on the basis of 'no win - no fee' arrangement.
Claims can be difficult and complex. Our Team will pursue all necessary medical investigations/enquiries to ensure you receive the maximum compensation for your injuries and losses, together with any required corrective surgery.
Michael W Halsall Solicitors has a specialist team of Industrial Disease Lawyers who will guide and assist you through all aspects of your claim for industrial illness. Our focus is not only to achieve for you the maximum compensation that you deserve, but also to ensure that you receive any medical treatment, care/assistance and support that you may need as a consequence of your illness.
Michael W Halsall Solicitors is a leading Personal Injury Firm that specialises in motorbike accident claims. If you have been injured whilst riding your motorbike and it wasn't your fault, it is important that you instruct a personal injury solicitor with the specialist knowledge to ensure you receive the maximum compensation that you are entitled to.
Although dealing with pregnant woman and childbirth is a routine part of the healthcare provided by the NHS, both areas can be precarious. If mistakes are made by the treating Doctors, Nurses or Midwives, the consequences for mother and baby can be dire. Grave and serious injury can result from maltreatment. In the most tragic cases, the outcome of poor or negligent treatment can be serious brain injury or loss of life.
A significant percentage of slips and trips involve serious injuries and therefore serious consequences for the victims. Even more trivial slips and trips can cause painful injuries.
Michael W Halsall Solicitors has a specialist team of personal injury solicitors who deal with all types of slip and trip compensation claims.
Michael W Halsall Solicitors has a specialist team of spinal cord injury solicitors who will guide you through all aspects of a spinal cord and spinal injury compensation claim.
Our focus is to achieve the maximum compensation that you deserve but also to ensure that you receive the financial and medical help you need along the way.
There are a range of disorders that affect the muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves of the upper limbs. If such disorder has been caused through work, then it is referred to a Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD). Disorders of this nature are also sometimes referred to as Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).