It’s Not Okay in Sport in Greater Manchester

It’s Not Okay In Sport is a campaign formed from the collaboration of Greater Manchester Police, charities, councils, sports clubs and players to raise awareness about child sexual exploitation in sport. The campaign is staging events throughout Greater Manchester at professional clubs, amateur clubs, leisure centres, swimming pools, schools and academies – anywhere that sport […]

World Elder Abuse Day

15th June 2017 is World Elder Abuse Day – a reminder to the world, organised by the United Nations. Every day older people are subject to financial, physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect in the UK and across the planet. The abuse can be hidden well in our own homes, care homes, day centres and institutions. […]

abuse claim

Award received after successful appeal for CICA to reopen case

In 1996 D was sexually abused by her step father. This was a single incident that occurred when she was aged 14. Years later in 2012, when she was an adult with her own children, she reported this incident to the police. West Yorkshire Police investigated and he was prosecuted. The trial resulted in a […]

Sexual abuse in football

Operation Hydrant, the police investigation into sexual abuse, has published information on reports of abuse in football. It reports over 300 clubs from the premiership to amateur leagues are involved in the enquiry. Over 560 victims have come forward and more than 250 suspects have now been identified. In addition to the referrals for sexual […]

Bowel Cancer patient dies from sepsis following surgery

Sepsis is in the news. We hear many stories about how many times hospitals fail to recognise and treat the condition before it is too late; and the case of MB is one such sad tale. M lived with his wife in Aikton near Wigton, having moved there in 2012 to retire and be close […]

Success at the Child Brain Injury Trust Quiz

We gathered in the function rooms above Albert Shed, Castlefield. 90 of us. 10 on each table. A bar at one end of the room, raffle prizes table and PA system at the other. A sea of grey and black suits. The table plan showed we were on table 7, sharing with JMW PI team […]

Christmas

Our offices will close at 5pm on Friday 23rd December 2017 and reopen at 9am on Tues 3rd January 2017. We wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas and look forward to continuing to work with you in 2017.

Successful claim against Ipswich Hospital for peritonitis

Mr GW had a long history of ulcerative colitis (UC) from 1994. Mr GW’s condition was a debilitating, inflammatory condition of his large bowel. Despite his condition, he was independent, an active foster carer and had a good quality of life with his partner with whom he travelled abroad frequently. Mr GW was treated for […]

Louise Wilcox and Victoria Price

Louise Wilcox joins as a consultant

Price Slater Gawne solicitors continues to make its mark in the field of serious personal injury with the appointment of specialist serious injury and clinical negligence solicitor Louise Wilcox.  Based in  Lancashire, Louise joins the Altrincham firm as a consultant. Specialising in complex injury claims, Louise was previously partner and Head of the Personal Injury and […]

Hospital apology too late

When medical treatment goes wrong it can have devastating consequences. The distress suffered by the patients and their families is sometimes aggravated by the insensitivity of the hospital management. SA of Whitehaven was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2015. She was a happily married 60 year old, with 2 children and 3 grandchildren. The […]