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JMW Solicitors regularly shares company news and the latest decisions on successful cases. Take a look at all our current and previous press releases below, or if you're looking for a certain news item, you can search by department.
Coroners could investigate stillbirths – expert comment
March 26th, 2019
Sophie Fox, a specialist clinical negligence solicitor at JMW who has handled numerous stillbirth cases has welcomed the news today that coroners may be given new powers to investigate stillbirths and says it will help lessons to be learned where needed.
JMW signs Armed Forces Covenant and welcomes new Ambassador
February 21st, 2019
JMW Solicitors has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, cementing its support for the Armed Forces Community, and welcomed Corporal Andy Reid as its Ambassador.
IPSA pays compensation to data breach victims
February 5th, 2019
The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA), the body responsible for setting and regulating MPs’ expenses, business costs, salaries, and pensions, has paid damages to victims of a “significant” data breach that affected 3,000 people, predominantly MPs’ staff.
With the spotlight on actress Gwyneth Paltrow this week following a serious ski slope collision, a leading travel lawyer is warning holidaymakers to be extra careful when skiing in Europe, where a bump on the slope could mean criminal charges.
Disabled girl whose spinal cord was damaged during birth awarded £5.85 million compensation to help her family to provide lifelong care
January 15th, 2019
Eddie Jones, head of clinical negligence at JMW, has helped a young girl obtain a care package worth £5.85 million after she was left with permanent disabilities due to a birth injury. This press release has the details.
£22.3 million awarded to severely disabled youngster failed by medical staff
December 12th, 2018
12 December 2018 Specialist solicitors at JMW have obtained more than £22 million in compensation for a girl who was left severely brain damaged by maternity failures. This press release has the details
Investigation launched after cleaning detergent accidentally used on grandfather’s lungs in Salford Royal Hospital’s critical care unit
November 28th, 2018
The family of a grandfather who had his lungs accidentally washed out with cleaning detergent due to an error by healthcare assistant, who had not received formal training in the procedure, said lessons have to be learned as an investigation into his death was launched by lawyers.