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Fletchers Fun Day

27th June 2017

On Saturday we hosted our annual Fletchers Fun Day at the Southport Rugby Club. The day featured an ice cream van, inflatable obstacle course, petting zoo, henna tattoos, face painting and…

Fletchers Joins Group B Strep Support’s Legal Panel

13th June 2017

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with national charity Group B Strep Support, we will be working together to raise a greater awareness of Group B Strep and provide advice and support to families whose babies may have been affected by it.

Investigation into Hospital Errors

24th May 2017

An investigation by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme which involved freedom of information act request to NHS Trusts, found that over 300,000 adverse incidents had been recorded in a 4 year period.

Life After Injury – Dave Holdsworth

19th May 2017

Over the past three years we have acted on behalf of Dave Holdsworth, who lost his arm in a motorcycle accident. Today, we are delighted to announce that Dave’s case…

Graham Rumsey – British Rallycross 2017

19th May 2017

Last year, Fletchers were proud to support and sponsor British Rallycross driver, Graham Rumsey, in his racing endeavours. Graham and his Citroen Saxo travelled around the country going from strength…

What breaks the Chain of Causation?

9th May 2017

A sad but interesting case was reported recently which provided a very up to date example of the principle of novus actus interveniens (a new intervening act) in action.

Gynaecology: Mesh Claims Pose a Dilemma for Clients and Lawyers

26th April 2017

The recent flurry of media attention surrounding the problems experienced by hundreds of women who have been treated with polypropylene mesh serves to highlight the ongoing dilemma facing claimants and lawyers in how to progress these types of claims.

Waiting Room Woes

25th April 2017

Quarter of Brits’ have waiting room worries Falling ill or having a health concern can be a worrying time but the apprehension can be amplified by fears of seeking professional…

Charlie’s Charity Skydive

11th April 2017

Last year, Charlie Hayward, a trailblazer apprentice at Fletchers, pledged to take part in a charity skydive to raise money for a family friend who had recently required his leg to be amputated.

And the winner (hopefully) is…

17th March 2017

This week we were delighted to learn that we have been shortlisted for two separate awards, Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017 and Best…

Careers on the Box

8th February 2017

Brits’ favourite TV shows influence career choices With so many different career paths open to us, how do we go about deciding which one to take? Well, our latest research…

The Lawyer – Hot 100 2017!

1st February 2017

We’re delighted to announce our CEO, Ed Fletcher, has been named by The Lawyer in their prestigious Hot 100 UK lawyer list for 2017! Ed beat off stiff competition to be…

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