Funding

8 March 2017

Cerebral palsy claims: how are they funded?

As solicitors who regularly act on behalf of children suffering from cerebral palsy, we are often asked by parents how a clinical negligence claim for their child might be funded.  Understandably, this is an important issue for families who are already coping with their child’s additional needs and do not have the resources to fund a costly legal claim.  

7 March 2017

The importance of exhibitions like Naidex

I am pleased that Kingsley Napley will be attending Naidex again this year.  As someone who attended the exhibition last year and took the time to walk around the exhibition hall, I left with a sense of admiration for the pace of technological and medical advances for those who have a disability.  

Richard Lodge

27 February 2017

Setting the Discount Rate and Achieving Fairness for Victims of Accidents

This morning, the Lord Chancellor Liz Truss announced that she is changing the discount rate from 2.5% to minus 0.75%.  

Terrence Donovan

15 February 2017

The importance of a roof over your head (is it time to revisit Roberts v Johnstone?)

At Kingsley Napley we specialise in high value claims. Any life changing condition, such as a spinal injury or cerebral palsy, may mean that the Claimant’s home is not suitable for their needs. As part of the case we will look very carefully at the Claimant’s current home situation and with the help of experts, evaluate whether it is appropriate for the needs of the Claimant. 

Kirsty Allen

2 December 2016

Thousands of low income families with disabled children were paid too little in tax credits

The story that broke last week that thousands of low income families with disabled children were paid up to £4,400 too little in tax credits (after data was not shared between the authorities) is pretty shocking http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38113279

Kate Rohde

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