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JMW expands holiday claims team
Manchester law firm JMW Solicitors has grown its holiday claims team following an influx in queries. Coverage of the team's expansion appears in the Manchester Evening News.
JMW Holiday Team Expands
JMW were recently featured in the Business Desk's Legal round-up as our holiday team continues to grow.
Health specialist is latest cyclist to be killed by HGV
Jane Bedford McLaren, Senior Associate and head of JMW's cycling team, Twisted Spokes, comments in The Times after a health specialist is fatally injured after a collision whilst on her bike, in London. You can read the article, which is not paywalled, here.
Fat-freezing horror leaves mum with second degree burns and life-long scars
JMW client Jessie Hawkings tells the story of how she was injured as the result of a botched fat freezing treatment, in the Daily Star online. Wendy Ludlam, litigation executive, is the client's lawyer and you can read her comments as part of the article, which can be viewed here.
New mum 'gets second degree burns and permanent scarring' from fat-freezing treatment that left her wearing maternity clothes
More coverage of Wendy Ludlam's client, Jessie Hawkings, who was left with second degree burns after a botched fat freezing treatment. Read the Daily Mirror's article here.
Apology for minor injuries could deter compensation claims, finds study
A study conducted by JMW Solicitors finds that consumers injured abroad may be less likely to make a claim if tour operators apologised to them. Solicitor Michael Walker offers commentary on the survey results in Travel Weekly, which you can read here.
JMW launches holiday claims team
The announcement of our holiday claims team is covered in the North West Business Desk. You can read more by clicking here. This is a subscription site, however subscription is free.
£3.75 million payout victory for mum left paralysed by smash
The Manchester Evening News tells the story of Fatemeh Panahzadeh, a JMW Personal Injury client who was left seriously brain damaged after being knocked over by a car outside her home.
Read the article in full on the MEN website.
Bumper Year: JMW Solicitors recover over £48m in compensation for injury and medical negligence clients in 2013
JMW Solicitors' personal injury and clinical negligence teams are celebrating a bumper year of work for clients, after revealing that they recovered over £48m in compensation in 2013.
Read the full story on the Manchester Evening News website.
Serious cycling injuries increase by 23 per cent in last decade
Jane Bedford McLaren, Senior Associate and cycling collision specialist, comments on the rise in serious injuries arising from cycling collisions in the past decade, in the MEN.
You can read the full story online, here.
Law graduate Mohammed Danyal: I was told I'd not walk or talk again
19th May 2012
Being the victim of a hit-and-run driver when he was seven left Mohammed Danyal with such horrific head injuries that doctors feared he would never walk or talk again.
Now 22, he has beaten the odds to get a law degree and, inspired by his own survival story, wants to become a personal injury lawyer.
Read more on the Bradford Telegraph and Argus website.
I'll never try to help others again: Good samaritan mowed down by car driven by man SHE SAVED from pub brawl
The Sunday Mirror covers the story of Personal Injury client and Good Samaritan Leanne Earp, who was knocked over by a man she saved from a pub brawl earlier on in the evening. Read it in full here.
Police Officer claims hair dye nearly killed him
Manchester-based law firm JMW Solicitors LLP is acting for police officer Rob Chipperfield, who suffered an extreme allergic reaction to a home hair dye containing the chemical p-Phenylenediamine (PPD), a known extreme irritant.
Read Rob's story in the Sunday People.
Barrow shipyard worker's £400k payout
Barrow-in-Furness resident Steven Eveson, 56, contracted the asbestos-related disease, bilateral pleural thickening as a result of working at the former Vickers shipyard in the 1970s and 80s. He tells his story, and how JMW's Industrial Disease team was able to help him successfully seek compensation, here:
Woman who suffered extreme allergic reaction to eyelash extensions
The Daily Mail online covers the story of JMW Personal Injury client, Jane Rolfe, who suffered an extreme allergic reaction to eyelash extensions and was forced to spend five hours peeling them off her face after the salon was unable to remove them.
JMW's Rachel Crook, Jane's lawyer, was quoted in the article. You can read the story in full online.
The Business Desk: Industry honours for JMW and Exchange Chambers
JMW won the Team of the Year category at the 2011 national Personal Injury Awards. The accolade was a joint effort between the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury departments. The Business Desk covered our success. Read more on the Business Desk website.
Manchester Evening News: Awards success
In 2011 the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams at JMW were joint winners in the Team of the Year category at the national Personal Injury Awards.
Read the full story on the MEN website.
Whiplash Injuries not only reason for Increased Insurance Costs
16 January 2012
Press release from JMW's Personal Injury team where Partner, Richard Powell, speaks out against allegations that whiplash claims are responsible for increased car insurance costs.
Landmark asbestos ruling nets large payouts for JMW's clients
30th March 2012
A press release about a Supreme Court ruling which has resulted in securing hundreds of thousands of pounds for several JMW clients.
You can always do everything you want
18th May 2012
Twenty two-year-old head injury victim Mohammed Danyal's story about how he's overcome his injury to enter a career in law, and has created a video as part of his work experience with JMW Solicitors.
JMW Solicitors make Spinningfields the new Hollywood
29th June 2012
A press release regarding the newly débuted series of adverts for national legal firm InjuryLawyers4U, which use the offices of real life lawyers at Manchester-based JMW Solicitors in Spinningfields as a location.
JMW Solicitors 'Zip' to a sky high fundraising total for charity
A press release about a charity zipslide a team from JMW took part in, to raise money for the Child Brain Injury Trusthttp://www.jmw.co.uk/services-for-you/personal-inj...
Amazon warehouse shifts allegedly turns 21-year-old worker 'middle-aged'
Rhys Owen landed a temporary Christmas job in a warehouse at internet giant Amazon and suffered agonising back pain that made him ‘middle-aged’ before his time.
JMW provides fundraising boost for spinal cord injured people returning to the workplace
JMW Solicitors has bolstered its support of national charity, the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), by providing funding for them to retain a full-time vocational support officer.
Lawyers Denounce Whiplash Reform as Attack on Justice
10 December 2014
A number of the country’s leading personal injury law firms are preparing to seek a judicial review of the plans, which would mean claimants only being able to choose from a restricted list of medical experts rather than select their own.
JMW Provides Major Support Boost to Child Brain Injury Trust
A press release regarding the boost in support JMW is giving national charity, the Child Brain Injury Trust, by agreeing to become its sole legal support services provider in the North West.
JMW Solicitors re-launches successful website feature
Award-winning law firm JMW Solicitors has re-launched its highly successful online calculator with one of its own employees, Lee McGovern, contributing his likeness as part of an overhaul to update the calculator.
Stockport shoppers back Child Brain Injury Trust
Shoppers in Stockport have thrown their support behind national charity, the Child Brain Injury Trust, by voting for their local Asda store to donate funds via a good causes scheme run by the Asda Foundation.
JMW's PI team offers expert legal advice to food poisoning victims at Mexican Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya resort
Manchester-based law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has picked up on reports that many guests staying at the Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Hotel and Spa in Mexico have been diagnosed with food poisoning as a result of their stay. The all-inclusive resort, which features a buffet restaurant and three free-form swimming pools, received a number of complaints in May of this year.
Chambers: JMW's PI Team Top 10 Ranking
JMW's Personal Injury team has been celebrating after being placed in the top 10 Personal Injury firms in the North West in the latest edition of influential industry publication, Chambers and Partners
Chris Sutton: Equity Partner Promotion
Chris Sutton has becomes JMW's youngest Equity Partner. He will jointly head up the Personal Injury Department with Richard Powell.
Close Shave For JMW's Personal Injury Team
Staff at Manchester based law firm JMW has raised thousands of pounds for a Prostate Cancer charity by growing moustaches.
JMW in Top 10 for Personal Injury in the North West
JMW's is one of the top 10 personal injury law firms in the North West according to The Legal 500.
JMW May Claim National Personal Injury Award
Press release promoting the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams being shortlisted in the PI Claimant team of the year category in the Personal Injury Awards 2011
Richard Powell meets Lord Neuberger
Richard Powell, Partner and Head of Insurance Litigation, attended a meeting with Lord Neuberger, the Master of the Rolls, and also Lord Justice Jackson.