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'Inadequate' Rating for local care home, St Mark's Care Home in Stockton - Care Home Claims

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Elderly Care is something not to be taken half-heartedly. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm explain how this is not always unfortunately the case, as recent claims show... The Care Quality Commission (‘CQC’) recently visited St...

Stillbirth Inquests: How A Consultation Could Help Bereaved Families

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Tragically, one in 200 babies is stillborn in the UK. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm's Helen Elstob explains how an ongoing consultation could result in a legal ruling that gives families much-needed answers... Under current legislation,...

Medical Negligence Claims: Gall Bladder Surgery Complications

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Serious injuries can be caused by delay in diagnosing Gall bladder surgery complications, as Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm's Personal Injury solicitors explain.... Gallstones are small stones that form in the gall bladder, usually...

TBI Aid Family's Negligence Claim After Tragic Death At Local Care Home

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Law Firm recently represented a family’s negligence claims against a Care Home in Stockton-on-Tees, following the death of an elderly man. Mr C was a resident at the Care Home in Norton, Stockton on...

Claimants Recover Negligence Losses After Daughter's Death

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Claimants recently came to Tilly Bailey & Irvine with a heartbreaking story of the loss of their seven-year-old daughter, leaving with damages of almost £30,000 as a result of medical negligence . Senior Associate Solicitor Helen...

What Does Safeguarding The Elderly In Care Homes Mean?

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When elderly loved ones become unwell, whether that be because of mental health or physical concerns, families often have difficult and important decisions to make about future care . Which care home will best suit their needs? Where...

What Steps To Take If You Are Involved In A Tripping Accident

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If you have suffered an injury due to tripping over a defect on a public road or pavement, you may be entitled to claim compensation from your local Council. If the area is privately owned, a claim can be pursued against the owner and/or occupier...

How To Recognise If You Have A Work Related Illness

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An individual who has developed an occupational illness may be entitled to claim compensation from his/her employer and/or benefits from the Department of Work and Pensions. More commonly known conditions are asbestosis, pleural thickening and...

How To Make Sure Your Vulnerable Loved Ones Are Safe In Care

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It can be a worrying time when our loved ones enter the care system, whether it is because of physical or mental ill health. Families need to know that they are safe and well cared for. It is an area that I am passionate about because as well as...

Claimant Awarded £250,000 For Complex Injuries

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Mr F of Stockton on Tees, was involved in a serious road traffic accident on 21 st July 2011. He was riding his motor bike when the driver of a car drove across his path causing a collision. He was thrown from his motor bike onto the road, landing on...

Salmonella Compensation & How To Claim For Food Poisoning

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine has become aware of a number of people who have recently tested positive for Salmonella poisoning after eating at a local Teesside pub. In total, 74 people suffered bouts of vomiting, stomach cramps and diarrhoea; after eating at a...