Tuesday 24 April 2012

Will Aid 2011 Update

Sharon Brown of Garden House Solicitors based in Hertford, serving Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and beyond
Article by
Sharon Brown
We are pleased to announce that by taking part in Will Aid during November 2011 we raised the sum of £4,925.00.  Clients from Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex participated in the scheme and had free Wills prepared.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank each of our clients who took part in the scheme and helped raise such a significant sum for the charities involved.

Will Aid distributes the funds between the following charities:

  • Garden House Solicitors based in Hertford, serving Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and beyondActionaid
  • Age UK
  • British Red Cross
  • Christian Aid
  • Save the Children
  • SCiAF
  • Sightsavers
  • Trocaire

If you require any assistance with your Will please contact Sharon Brown on 01992 422128 or Sharon@gardenhousesolicitors.co.uk

Tel: 01992 422 128

The contents of this article are intended for general information purposes only and shall not be deemed to be, or constitute legal advice. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss as a result of acts or omissions taken in respect of this article.

Monday 23 April 2012

Finsbury ADEPT Metal on Metal Hip Implant

Article by
Kevin Timms
Finsbury ADEPT metal on metal hip implants were acclaimed as a “precision bearing, controlled using proprietary techniques developed specifically for metal on metal”. The Finsbury Orthopaedics ADEPT metal on metal hip resurfacing was intended to be a leading product. However, Garden House Solicitors have a number of clients and have received many enquiries from those who would disagree.

Saturday 21 April 2012

Biomet Metal on Metal Hip Implant Compensation Claim

Article by
Kevin Timms

Metal on Metal (“MoM”) hip implants are at the centre of controversy at present. Metal on metal hip implants were supposed to be revolutionary and were intended for younger patients who led active lives. However, many of the metal on metal hip implants were brought to market without having full clinical trials.

Investigation for Metal on Metal Hip Implants

Article by
Kevin Timms

It is widely accepted that there are inherent problems with metal on metal hip implants. Anyone who has a metal on metal hip implant and has experienced adverse symptoms should be seeking advice from their care providers. However, in the experience of Garden House Solicitors, there are some care providers who are not familiar with the investigation process and where this is the case, patients should request a proper investigation in line with MHRA advice.

Sunday 1 April 2012

Metal on Metal Hip Implants – An Experiment

Article by
Kevin Timms

In a recent article by the BMJ, following an investigation by the BMJ and BBC Newsnight, it has been found that hundreds of thousands of individuals around the world have effectively been participating in an uncontrolled experiment.