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Compensation for Late Payments for Your Business

09 July 2024 When you are running a business, it is easy to send out invoices with a simple “payment to be made within 30 days” term at the bottom. But what happens when the recipient takes... READ

Update to Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases in Northern Ireland

19 April 2024 Worthingtons Solicitors welcome the release of the Sixth Edition of the Judicial Studies Board Guidelines for assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases in Northern Ireland. The JSB Guidelines, more commonly referred to... READ

The Importance of Establishing Negligence in Personal Injury Claims           

11 April 2024 A necessary element for any successful claim for personal injury compensation is establishing fault, either through negligence or breach of statutory duty. Under the law of negligence it must be shown that: The importance... READ

Notice to Quit Periods

28 February 2024 The introduction of the Private Tenancies Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 brought with it significant changes to the time frames for service of a notice to quit. The Act introduced a tiered system meaning that... READ

Roadside tips for a Road Traffic Collision

24 August 2023 Being in a road traffic collision is something that we all hope to avoid, but unfortunately accidents do happen.  According to the PSNI’s Annual Report 2022/23 on Police Recorded Injury Road Traffic Collisions and... READ

Landlords, Tenants and Notices to Quit: Where to Start?

15 August 2023 There can be many reasons why a landlord may wish to serve their tenant with a Notice to Quit but both landlord and tenant need to be aware of the appropriate timeframes that apply... READ

A dangerous legacy

19 April 2023 Even though the use of asbestos was banned in 2000, its use in the construction industry in the preceding decades has left a dangerous legacy. Throughout the UK there are many buildings in all sectors... READ

Employing migrant workers

12 January 2023 More and more businesses now need to look outside of the UK and Ireland to find the talent that they require. If you need to employ a migrant worker, you will first need to... READ

Mesothelioma – The Grim Statistics

15 December 2022 It can be difficult to maintain interest in a topic such as Industrial Disease which, by its inherent nature, can touch on matters of life and death.  For the time being at least, the... READ

10 top tips if you have an accident at work

21 July 2022 Suffering an injury at work is something that we all wish will never happen to us, but unfortunately not every accident can be prevented. According to the Health and Safety Executive’s recently released figures... READ
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