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A Family Favourite – Attwaters Jameson Hill is shortlisted in 2017 Lawyer Monthly Awards

We are delighted to announce that our Family department has been shortlisted for the Lawyer Monthly Awards 2017 in the category of Family Solicitor of the Year – UK.

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Elderly medical negligence cases in jeopardy

Cases of maltreatment towards elderly people in hospitals and care homes is a common topic in today’s media, but a proposed Government change could result in many future incidents slipping through the net. Lord Justice Jackson recommends that there be a limit to legal fees, where claims for damages are worth less than £25,000. We believe many cases will not get the justice they deserve.

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Disgraced breast surgeon has his sentence increased

Ian Paterson was trusted by his patients but over the course of his career he made countless false diagnoses and carried out needless operations that left many of his patients scarred physically and mentally.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, around 4,000 children develop cancer. It’s estimated that around one child in every 500 will be diagnosed with the disease by age 14, and the incidence has increased in recent decades by around 13%, according to a recent report published in the Lancet.

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How the Jackson proposals could affect negligence claims made on behalf of the elderly

We recently successfully won a case brought by a son regarding the negligent care of his elderly mother.

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Concerns over the effect of capped legal fees on maternity care

Fears have been voiced in many quarters that NHS failings in maternity care will be brushed under the carpet following the announcement of new government plans to limit legal fees where claims for damages are worth less than £25,000. This would include the deaths of new-borns and stillbirths.

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Legal Advice Clinic – Medical Incidents

Have you, or a close relative, suffered as a result of poor medical treatment?

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Double nomination for the 2017 Harlow Business Awards

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists in two categories in this year’s Harlow Business Awards, which will take place on 5th October.

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Planning and Construction Seminar Success

We recently hosted a very successful Planning and Construction Seminar, at Hertford Castle. We discussed the process from design through to development, alongside barristers from 39 Essex Chambers.

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Five-year merger anniversary celebrations

This July, we are celebrating the fifth anniversary of the merger of Attwaters and Jameson & Hill, two prestigious local firms within their respective towns (Attwaters in Harlow and Loughton, Jameson & Hill in Hertford and Ware), with a collective experience of over 150 years.

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