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GDPR – General Data Protection regulations – Your information is safe with us

As you will be aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force from 25 May 2018.

At Corries we want to assure you that we are treating your data carefully. We are introducing some changes to comply with GDPR.

We do not have and have never used our Client’s information for marketing purposes either for ourselves or for any other third party. We do not send marketing e mails. The only e mails you get from us are to do with our professional dealings with you.

We have updated our Privacy Notice which is on our website (see below) and we will be informing our clients about the changes as we go along.

If you have any queries about GDPR and your dealings with us then call the lawyer who is dealing with the case for you.

GDPR
GDPR is coming into force and we are ready

What are we doing to make sure we comply with GDPR?

  1. We have updated our Privacy Policy which sets out how we deal with your data, and your rights.  Here is a link to it here for you to see

2. Our staff have had training to make sure we do not breach the new rules.

3. We will be writing to existing client to inform them of any changes which might affect how we deal with their claim.

4. Our data protection officer is Howard Bonnett and he can be contacted on 01904 527464 if you have nay issues with our GDPR compliance.

You will be hearing from lots of people about GDPR. Rest assured that we are acting in your best interests at all times.

Knee-sy does it – will cheaper knee surgery be the answer?

A recent study suggesting that partial knee replacements could be better for many patients  is welcomed cautiously. However we ask will cheaper and quicker surgery get you the right result? Corries are leading medical negligence solicitors. if you have been affected by medical negligence then call us FREE on 0800 655 6550 for a free… Continue Reading

On the clock – Time to Care?

We all lead busy lives and there are many pressures and stresses put upon us in our day-to-day working lives.  We all appreciate that those in the GP surgery or at the hospital, doctors and other healthcare professionals are at least as rushed and time poor as we are.  There is much talk in the… Continue Reading

Maternal Mental Health – its everyone’s business

This week we have followed BBC’s Alex Jones and her brave team of mothers. More information on their exploits is available here   Most noteworthy is that whilst the five ladies are pursuing numerous physical challenges and facing their own fears for a whole week; these feats in no way come close to the daily challenges faced… Continue Reading

Asbestos landmark decision – time’s up for defendants?

Asbestos victims can be boosted after a Court of Appeal decision handed down yesterday. Earlier this week we reported on the case of MARKES claim and it’s impact  here The Court of Appeal judgment has opened the way for asbestos cancer victims to make claims previously denied. Asbestos claim (1) – Hawkes In the case of… Continue Reading

Asbestos cancer loss may help others win compensation

Asbestos cancer victims may have a future pathway to compensation currently denied to them.We have reported before that asbestos mesothelioma victims are finding it increasingly tough to make claims. However a recent case, combined with an upcoming Court of Appeal case, may pave the way for easier cases in the future. Asbestos cancer – this… Continue Reading

Have you worked with dust? – Could silicosis be killing you?

Silicosis and other work dust diseases continue to blight and claim lives as recent statistics show. Workers who have worked in dust continue to suffer and die as a Health & Safety Executive report for 2017 confirms. The report also accepts that there is huge under reporting and that the true number of dust victims… Continue Reading

Female medical pain – are your doctors doing enough?

Female medical pain is a serious matter. Doctors taking reports of  medical pain symptoms less seriously in women than in men has recently been in the media. An article by the Daily Mail click here reports on a worrying trend that female patients are taken less seriously than men.  Reports of failing to take notice or… Continue Reading

Asbestos Claims – Our easy guide to help you or others

Asbestos claims are our business. Asbestos disease victims often talk to us about whether or not they should make a claim. For families helping older relatives talking about a claim can be difficult. Very often victims are not keen to make a claim. Most are from a generation of workers who don’t like to make… Continue Reading

Client Testimonials

£28,000 Awarded

Gloria Langton

“I don’t think I could have coped without you and your professionalism especially on the day of the final inquest which was particularly harrowing for me. Your kindness and patience towards my father whilst he was ill was also very much appreciated.  I have and will continue to recommend you to friends, colleagues and family for your services.”

 

£19,000 Awarded

Ms Meakin

“I am very happy that this claim is now finally settled and thank you so much for the service you provided. It was exemplary. And you have been most patient with my numerous phone calls.”

£118,000 Awarded

Ms F Johnson

“I would like to thank you for your kindness to my Mother Marion Harrison during the last months regarding the claim against the MOD due to Roy’s untimely passing. Roy was one of the finest men I have ever known. Mum has appreciated all your efforts and expertise on her behalf. Thank you.”

£90,000 Awarded

Mrs V Rogers

“On behalf of Adrian and myself I would like to thank you very much for your help and endeavours to reach this satisfactory outcome.”

£22,500 Awarded

Mrs Andrews, Hertfordshire.

“I am delighted to confirm receipt of our cheque concluding our case. Thank you so much for your support throughout the process. I have really appreciated your balanced guidance and sensitivity which gave me the confidence to pursue the claim. Hopefully we won’t need your services again but if we do we will certainly be in contact! So thank you again and wishing you every success in the future.”

£55,000 Awarded

Charles & Ann Parker, Bracknell.

“Ann and I want to thank you very much for all your hard work in the successful conclusion of my case. It has been a great pleasure, once again thank you for everything”

£1,024 Awarded

Pamela Tegg, Southampton.

“I thank you most sincerely for all the effort you put in on my behalf. I hope your employers are proud of the fact you work so efficiently and to such high standards.”

£9,000 Awarded

Keith Aston, Bristol.

“Thank you for the cheque for £9,000 in settlement of my claim. Fingers crossed there will not be any further accidents; however I would like to thank you for the professional manner you dealt with my accident claim. The most important part of a solicitors job is communication and I must thank you for the way you kept me updated on what was going on.”

£130,000 Awarded

June Abbott, York.

“Thank you for handling Peters claim and getting settlement.”

 

£20,000 Awarded

Anthony Richards, Hull.

“It was always nice talking to you. You were always there! And made me feel secure and important for the few moments.”

 

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