Teeth Whitening – Is It Safe?

Lauren Hartley Advice, Industry News

Cosmetic dentistry is becoming increasingly popular and can include treatments to fit crowns, bridges, implants and veneers; all treatments which aim to improve the physical appearance of the teeth. One of the most basic and inexpensive forms of cosmetic dentistry is teeth whitening. Nearly half of the population are unhappy with their teeth, the main reason for which is discolouration.[1] …

Six-year-old girl under water for two minutes after hair gets caught in swimming pool filtration system.

Lauren Hartley Industry News

Swimming pool filters are necessary to ensure cleanliness and maintain hygiene in public swimming pools but they can also pose an inconspicuous threat, especially to children. It was reported in the news this week, that Darcey Morgan, a girl of only 6 years old, was enjoying a family holiday to Lanzarote when her hair became caught in the hotel’s swimming …

Fall in the number of Welsh motorcycle casualties for the first time since 2011

Lauren Hartley Industry News

The number of casualties and fatalities suffered by motorcyclists in Wales has fallen after being on the rise from 2011 to 2014. A recently published Government report shows the number of casualties suffered by motorcyclists in Wales in 2015 to be 693[1]. This has fallen since the previously published report where the figures were recorded at 749[2], the highest recorded …

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How to Use a Personal Injury Claims Calculator

Kyle James Uncategorised

The terms and processes associated with the law are confusing, but if you find yourself needing to file an injury claim, you will need to brush up on a few things. In order to accurately answer the question, “How much personal injury compensation can I get?” you would need to review any medical evidence and consider the details of the …

Hats for Headway Day

Lauren Hartley Company News

As corporate members of the charity ‘Headway’, we at Smith Jones will be donning our hats on Friday 12th May in an attempt to raise valuable funds for the charity. Hats for Headway Day is an event organised by the charity to help raise awareness and funds in support of those who have suffered from or are still suffering a …

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Feature: ‘Headway’ The Brain Injury Association

Lauren Hartley Company News, Industry News

Headway is a charity that aims to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury. In doing this it provides information, support, and services to survivors of brain injury, their families, and carers.[1] Smith Jones proudly support this, gaining corporate membership of the charity to formally support the work that Headway do. In addition, one of our senior solicitors at …

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Administration Assistant Required

Lauren Hartley Company News

Based in East Lancashire, Smith Jones Solicitors is a successful claimant personal injury firm established in 1988. Due to expansion an excellent opportunity has arisen for an Administration Assistant. The ideal candidate will be organised, reliable and have excellent attention to detail. DUTIES TO INCLUDE: General administration duties including: Chasing medical records/3rd party insurers/police reports/employers loss of earnings. Manage task …

Legal Billing Assistant required

Lauren Hartley Company News

Thank you for your interest. This position has now been filled. Based in East Lancashire, Smith Jones Solicitors is a successful claimant personal injury firm established in 1988. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Billing Assistant. DUTIES TO INCLUDE: Manage files working on a stand-alone basis within the Proclaim CMS. Managing tasks and diary. Handle predictive/fixed fee damages …

Mouth Cancer Action Month

Lauren Hartley Advice

As Mouth Cancer Action Month comes to a close we take a look at the dentist backed charity campaign that aims to address the dramatic rise in mouth cancer cases. “Mouth Cancer Action Month is a charity campaign [organised by the Oral Health Foundation] which aims to raise awareness of mouth cancer and make a difference by saving thousands of …

Proposed changes to Small Claims Limit

Lauren Hartley Company News, Industry News

It was announced on the 16th November that the Government is to propose an increase to the small claims limit for personal injury claims from £1,000 to £5,000. For some this could initially be perceived to be a positive move, however there are many factors to consider before such a dramatic change to the law. A secondary element to the …