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Hawker Jones Solicitors Refund

We have recently settled a claim for a client against Hawker Jones solicitors who had deducted more than they were entitled to from the client’s compensation.  No legal proceedings were necessary and they were quick to acknowledge their mistake. If you have had a personal injury claim which started after April 2013 and have had […]

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Calling all shareholders of La Perla No 1 Limited

Shares in La Perla No 1 Limited – the Spanish property company are now worthless as the company has been declared insolvent and been struck off. If you bought shares on the advice of an Independent Financial Advisor (perhaps Burgess Williams Financial Management Limited) you may be able to claim compensation up to the value […]

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Is the 25% deduction from my compensation right?

I have blogged about this subject previously.  A 25% deduction is the first thing to trigger concerns.  Many people assume it is correct and that they have to pay something to their solicitor. If you have a large claim that might settle for say £80,000 and have £20,000 deducted then this sounds a lot. But […]

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Data breach compensation claims

How to claim compensation for data breaches. The General Data Protection Regulations GDPR are EU regulations brought into force in this country by the Data Protection Act 2018. If your data has been disclosed without the necessary permission or justifiable reason you may have a claim for compensation. Compensation for data breach is usually in […]

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Check the deductions from my compensation

Have you been paid compensation for personal injuries? Did your solicitor take some (usually 25%) of your compensation? You may be entitled to a refund! Since 2013 solicitors have often been deducting 25% from their client’s compensation.  EG your claim settled for £4,000 they have deducted £1,000. They may have also taken a premium of […]

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Check your legal fees by calling Sentinels Solicitors

A Success Fee is the money your solicitor usually takes from your compensation at the end of your claim. In personal injury claims it cannot be more than 25% of your compensation but in many cases it need not even by that much. Many solicitors take 25% of your compensation (also known as damages) automatically.  […]

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Dermatitis claims

Have you got a rash from working with chemicals or other substances? If so, you may have a claim for dermatitis or other condition.  We have had many clients who suffered dermatitis whilst working in the fibreglass industry. We have pursued successful claims against PPG Industries (UK) Ltd whose Wigan factory has now been taken […]

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Personal Injury Claims Without Unfair Deductions

You have had the misfortune to suffer an injury or industrial disease (eg noise induced deafness, vibration white finger or dermatitis) but want a solicitor who will get the best result for you AND not take too much of your compensation. Rest easy that Sentinels Solicitors provides a friendly, efficient and expert service – Senior […]

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Energy Contracts -Small Business Disputes

Consumers have many websites that search for energy deals (electricity or gas) for the best one and consumer protection laws to protect them if it goes wrong. Businesses don’t have it so easy.  As a result, Businesses often have to use a broker or “third party intermediary” to search the market and negotiate terms for […]

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Harlequin Property Investment Misselling

Harlequin Group Harlequin Group offered investors the chance to invest in properties abroad.  Investments were often missold as they were unsuitable for the investors’ attitude to risk and hundreds of investors lost money. The investments were at best high risk and not easily transferred or cashed in and so were unsuitable for most customers and […]

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