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Failing to obtain Evidence Solicitors Professional Negligence Claims

Failing to obtain Evidence Solicitors Negligence ClaimsIf you have suffered a loss through negligent litigation services, when the proceedings have been lost or damaged, due to errors in obtaining evidence or preparing the case for Trial, you will not only have suffered a significant loss but will also rightly feel let down. When things go badly wrong it can be very traumatic and stressful and it can seem very difficult and daunting to obtain legal redress for your loss, particularly when your Solicitor is the one to have caused you the loss.

The preparation of a case for Trial in a Civil or Employment claim or indeed in a Criminal or Family case is a very important part of your Solicitors work. The consideration of your instructions, the application of the relevant law and procedure, the collation, consideration and preparation of relevant documents and the obtaining of witnesses of fact and experts are each hugely important. Unfortunately errors in this work sometimes occur and it can have a very damaging effect upon your case, leading either to a less favourable result or worse still the loss of your case. In these circumstances we are confident that we can help you obtain proper redress and compensation for your loss in a professional negligence claim against your Solicitor.

Although there are several different types of case where the claim could be lost or damaged as a result of your Solicitor failing to obtain evidence the most usual types include:

Failing to inspect or use the other side’s documents Failing to serve on the other side your expert Report or Witness statements or other important evidence which has been obtained
Failing where relevant to make proper enquiries and obtain medical evidence as to an effect on your earning capacity Failing where relevant to obtain up to date evidence as to your condition and prognosis for the future
Failing to make proper enquiries and obtain evidence as to a loss of earnings or other loss identified from your instructions Failing to disclose or include important evidence in the Trial Bundles so that it is not used
Failing to contact witnesses Failing to serve a Witness summons or Hearsay Notice
Failing to prepare or obtain signed witness Statements Relying on a written statement when oral evidence was required
Failing to call a witness to Trial Failing to obtain, use or disclose relevant documents
Failing to obtain expert evidence from the right expert or on the correct issues or at all Failing to give proper instructions to or ask the correct questions of an expert
Failing to understand or act upon your instructions Failing to act upon a Barrister’s advice on evidnece

As these claims are often complex it is important to choose a Solicitor with sufficient knowhow and experience in similar negligence claims against Solicitors to ensure that you receive the right help and guidance and to achieve the best outcome for your case.

Why Us ?

Firstly, we have dealt with these cases successfully before and know what we are doing.  Secondly, in addition to our specialist knowledge and experience we always adopt a personal, friendly and caring approach and are committed to helping people like you. We always put your interests first in trying to achieve the best outcome for you.

It is important to use an experienced team when it comes to making any sort of claim against a Solicitor or other legal professional because these cases are often complex and difficult and the Solicitors and Lawyers’ Insurers will use many legal arguments to challenge your claim. This is particularly important when the subject matter of the claim is Litigation services. When a Litigation claim, defence or dispute goes wrong there are often difficult aspects to the case, which led the Solicitor to make a mistake. This gives the Solicitors’ Insurers the opportunity to argue that not only was there no negligence, but also even if there was, your claim or defence would not have succeeded or you would not have obtained the outcome, which you say, was lost by the Solicitor.

Our team specialises in professional negligence claims against Solicitors and other Lawyers, which means that whatever type of claim you need to make we can help. All of our current professional negligence cases are against Solicitors and other lawyers.

We have over 25 years experience in pursuing Solicitors negligence claims from all around England and Wales you can feel sure that our team of legal experts can help you get the compensation you deserve.

We have specific experience of this type of claim having successfully pursued very many claims against Solicitors in respect of negligent Litigation Services. We can also draw on our extensive experience of dealing with Litigation.

In addition to the expertise of our Solicitors we are able to rely upon the additional expertise of specialist Counsel and other experts appropriate for your case, from our contacts built up over many years. We have a lot of experience in complex cases, which means that whether your claim involves Solicitors, Barristers or other legal professionals your claim will be in safe hands.

Costs Involved

When it comes to getting the legal advice and support you need we understand the cost is the last thing you want to worry about! We offer everyone a free assessment over the telephone or via email and will even give you advice there and then if we can! Moving on from that if your claim is good enough we’ll give you no win no fee funding – so you only pay solicitor fees if you make a successful claim and most of your costs can be recovered from the losing party!

What Next ?

With most legal matters It is better to take action sooner rather than later. We know that contacting a Solicitor can create anxiety itself, which is why you can contact us without obligation.

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