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Protection of security deposits and the law

Anyone who privately rents a property will know the familiar bugbear of paying a security deposit before the Landlord will give you the keys. You may have received information about a ‘Deposit Protection Scheme’ but do you really understand what is happening to your money? Could you have a claim for compensation if your Landlord…
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Want free family law advice?

You need family law advice. Don’t know where to start or who to talk to? Would it helpful to have free family law advice? From an expert lawyer? Yes – but you don’t have time to call someone? Don’t want to talk over the phone? Would it be helpful if that free family law advice…
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Anatomy of a medical negligence claim – Part 1 = Duty of Care

In this ' Anatomy of a medical negligence claim’ series of articles, Melanie will break down the legal jargon. In Part One she examines Duty of Care. “A big complaint that many clients’ have about their lawyer is the advice given. The explanations about the case and how it progresses is not in plain English.…
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The need to tackle dangerous cycling

With the increase in cycle use, dangerous cycling is becoming more common. Cycling has become extremely popular in recent years. Noticeably since the London Olympics of 2012. But, also because of a push to be greener and healthier as a nation. However, the law is failing to keep pace with this modern day change. Reports…
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New hope of longer mesothelioma survival time?

Mesothelioma survival time is, on average, 9-12 months from the date of diagnosis. Sadly, this is often a lot shorter. For those suffering from this disease, those months after a diagnosis of mesothelioma will be extremely precious. Not only to the sufferers but to their families also as they build memories and prepare for life…
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Daughter seeking justice after her father loses battle with mesothelioma

A daughter is seeking justice following the death of her father after a battle with mesothelioma. He worked in the shipyards in the Newcastle area.  The woman’s father passed away at the age of 81. His battle with mesothelioma caused by his exposure to asbestos dust. During his working life, he worked for numerous firms.…
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A pen that can detect cancer

Scientists at the University of Texas develop a pen, a handheld device which can detect cancer tissue in ten seconds. It could revolutionise cancer surgery. The developers of the ‘MasSpec Pen’ state that it can detect cancer cells nearly 150 times faster than existing technology. And has a more than 96% accuracy rate. When treating…
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BACK ACHE …….NO LAUGHING MATTER

When it comes to her husband’s back ache, Melanie’s medical negligence background makes her think – overthink? “Last night the husband and I were out having dinner with another couple. As happens, some wine was drunk, and the conversation turns to: How brave women are in the face of physical pain How we just “get…
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Swain & Co Solicitors took part in the Chichester Legal Walk 2017

We participated in the 10km Chichester Legal Walk on 12th of September 2017. This is the fourth year running that we took part in this walk to support vulnerable people in the community and access to justice. Here are some images of our previous years on the Chichester Legal Walk. The Chichester Legal Walk is…
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