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Our blog features news on emerging research, new laws, and trending topics in the legal industry. All articles are written by out staff. Everything we publish is fact checked by our panel of experts.

How to run a successful Service User claim – A Claimant’s Perspective

The Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims does not apply to service user claims and it states such claims for damages in relation to harm, abuse or neglect of or by children or vulnerable adults are exempt.

How to deal with surveillance evidence

As a Claimant lawyer, the allegation of Fundamental Dishonesty or the use of surveillance by the Defendants has almost become a normal stage of pursuing a claim for personal injury.

Express Solicitors acquires McKays Solicitors

Express Solicitors, has acquired Liverpool’s McKays Solicitors. The package includes 1,400 ongoing client matters and the continued employment of 18 members of staff.

Fundamental dishonesty – what do we need to know?

Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (“QOCS”) rules were introduced into the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) on 1st April 2013 as part of Lord Justice Jackson’s reforms.

Why you should not take a pre medical offer

When Ms Shah went into her local Marks and Spencer store, little did she think she would be leaving with more than just her shopping

Express Solicitors Group increases turnover to £27.4m

Manchester-based personal injury law firm, Express Solicitors, has announced its best ever financial results, with group turnover reaching £27.4m.

Changes to treatment for post traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain following injury

After suffering from a significant spinal injury while taking part in Channel 4’s show, The Jump, British gymnast Beth Tweddle had to seek the support of a psychologist to help her deal with her debilitating injury

Spoofing of Express telephone number

We are aware that a small number of people have received calls presenting our telephone number of 0161 904 4660 as the caller ID but which in fact have not been made by Express Solicitors.

Lockdown run part 2

Forever Manchester supporter, Express Solicitors, are set to launch the second and latest round of their Virtual Lockdown Run to fundraise for the charity.

Delay in cancer treatment can cause unnecessary psychological distress

We all know how challenging recent times have been, what with the Lockdown, the inability to see and cuddle those we love, the worry of losing our jobs and the inevitable financial hardship that may follow.

What are my employer’s responsibilities in the workplace?

Not only does an employer have a legal duty towards you and your colleagues, but they also have an ethical and moral duty to ensure that everyone they employ is kept safe from physical or psychological harm.

Two training contracts awarded

We are delighted to announce that Megan Hayes and Anna Wilde have started their Training Contracts with Express Solicitors.

Businesses not taking the appropriate care to prevent transmission of coronavirus to members of the public

Whilst many businesses and local authorities are making every effort to comply with the new government guidelines relating to coronavirus, unfortunately this is not always the case and people have sadly contracted the virus as a result.

Covid 19 in the workplace

As the world-wide spread of Coronavirus continues to make headlines, it paves the way for new areas of risk in the workplace.

Express Solicitors and Frenkel Topping joint venture

Express Solicitors and Frenkel Topping have announced a joint venture to provide settlement advice to clients of Express solicitors who have been awarded compensation after an accident.

Coronavirus update

We are pleased to confirm that in accordance with Government advice, all of our team are now working remotely from home and we are therefore able to provide a full service to all of our clients with minimal to no delay.