Mr M from Crewe worked for Rolls Royce and was persuaded by an IFA, Moray Financial Services to transfer his Rolls Royce pension fund of £3,422 to Scottish Equitable. He was awarded £35,047.20 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme after a successful claim had been made due to the IFA no longer being in operation.

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Latest PIP News

In the PIP breast implant litigation our French lawyer has now confirmed that the appeal has been successful. However, the case must be heard again. At the moment we are awaiting further advice on the procedure and how long this will take. We will notify our clients of developments once we have a fuller picture…

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Mr H of Huddersfield was a miner and member of the Mineworkers Pension Scheme. In 1991 he was persuaded by an agent of the Colonial Mutual (now Aviva) to transfer his pit pension of £4,639 to them. Aviva eventually agreed that he had been wrongly advised to transfer his pension and compensation of £84,456 was…

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Mr J from Easington was a member of the MPS and in 1993 was persuaded by an agent of Sun Life Financial of Canada to transfer his pit pension of £10,849.24 to them. In the end, they admitted that this was poor advice and paid compensation £77,461.33.

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asbestos scheme numbers

Updated numbers for an asbestos cancer scheme show that asbestos cancer deaths remain high. Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) The DMPS was set up in April 2014 in response to pressure from charities and lobbyists to get compensation for asbestos cancer (mesothelioma) victims. The scheme was set up to help those who could not otherwise…

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end of life care should be clearer

A Supreme Court decision means that legal permission is no longer needed to withdraw treatment from patients in a permanent vegetative state. Thousands affected by life changing conditions can now have food and liquids withdrawn to avoid prolonging their suffering. Here we set out what the judgment says and how it will affect victims and…

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asbestos pleural thickening found

Persistence has paid for an asbestos pleural thickening victim who has suffered for many years. Corries are leading specialist asbestos compensation solicitors.  Our dedicated legal team will work with you to get compensated you deserve.  Call us now on (0800) 083 7839 or click on a link here to see if we can help you…

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