Successful Stories

Rolls Royce worker from Crewe

October 18, 2018

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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Mineworker from Huddersfield

August 18, 2018

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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Mineworker from Easington

August 18, 2018

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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Teacher from Scunthorpe

July 18, 2018

Mr G from Scunthorpe was a Teacher and a member of the Teachers Pensions. An agent of Sun Life Financial of Canada persuaded him to move his teacher’s pension of £12,228 to them. The pension provider accepted liability for the bad advice and compensation awarded of £121,398.

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Armed Forces from Stoke-on-Trent

May 18, 2018

Mr H from Stoke-on-Trent had an Armed Forces pension and in 1990 was persuaded by an agent of Canada Life to transfer his forces pension of £13,553 to them. Canada Life admitted that the pension had been miss-sold and compensation of £94,930 was paid.

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Powergen worker from Swadlingcote

February 18, 2018

Mr R from Swadlingcote worked for Powergen and had a work pension with them. In 1993 he was advised by an IFA, Paul Child Associates to transfer his pension to Royal London. As the IFA was no longer in operation, the claim was successfully pursued through the Financial Services Compensation Scheme who paid compensation of…

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Work pension claim wins retired miner £48,000

August 8, 2017

A work pension claim has meant a miner has won £48,000 for bad advice to move his pension in 1991. Corries pensions claim team have won his claim. Work Pension Claim – The Facts Our client, Mr S, was born in 1938. He worked in coal mines from 1960 to 1991 with a seven-year break…

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Miners Work Pension Claim Shock

February 13, 2017

Work Pension Claim Disappointment  Corries Solicitors Work Pension claims team are shocked and have reacted with disappointment following revelations that the government has taken over £10 billion of pension cash which could have helped retired coal miners and their families. There are two schemes in place for former Mine workers and staff. The Mineworkers Pension Scheme…

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Work Pension Claim Win for another Coal Miner

January 24, 2017

Work Pension Claim Win for another Coal Miner Corries have successfully made another Work Pension Claim for a retired coal miner who had lost out when mis sold a pension. The Facts Our client Mr B, from Chesterfield is now 63 years old. When he was made redundant from the coal mines in the early 1990s…

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Work Pension Claim win for former steel worker

January 24, 2017

Work Pension Claim win for former steel worker Corries Solicitors have won a Work Pension Claim and compensation for a retired steelworker persuaded to leave the British Steel pension scheme. The Case Our client, Mr R, worked for British Steel at Corby. He was made redundant from 1992. He was a member of the British Steel pension…

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Gloria Langton

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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.”

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