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The impact of cuts to legal aid on access to justice

13th December 2018

Written by Eliza Esiategiwa, Assistant Litigation Executive at Fletchers Solicitors.  The legal aid funded civil law sector has been plagued by funding cuts since the mid-2000s. Between 2006 and 2009, legal aid was…

Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots

11th December 2018

  Written by Ciaran Harper, Senior Litigation Executive in the Medical Negligence Department at Fletchers Solicitors A recent inquest concluded that Stephen Pettitt of Newcastle died after an operation in…

Ambulance crisis

27th November 2018

Written by Sadiya Zaib, Assistant Litigation Executive, in the medical negligence department at Fletchers: The NHS is approaching a crisis point like never before. Health and social care is suffering…

The duty of candour – slow and steady progression

23rd October 2018

By Andy Tindall, Litigation Executive in the Medical Negligence team After the publication of AVMA’s report on the inspection and regulation of the duty of candour earlier this month, the…

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor

23rd October 2018

By Chloe Westwell, trainee solicitor No two days are ever the same at Fletchers Solicitors. Currently, I am working in the Litigation Team in the Clinical Negligence Department which is…

The importance of medical negligence claims

11th October 2018

By Hannah Ashcroft, Solicitor in the Medical Negligence team I, along with the nation, have been thoroughly gripped by the best-selling book “This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of…

Too many images but not enough pairs of eyes

5th September 2018

    Written by Natasha Perkins, Solicitor at Fletchers.  It has been reported in the news over the last couple of months, more recently over the last fortnight, that there…

Regulators warning over cosmetic vaginal procedures

1st August 2018

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which is responsible for regulating health devices and medicines in the US has issued a statement expressing concerns over the unregulated use of “vaginal rejuvenation” devices.

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