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KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY

Where a person has suffered injury as a result of another person’s negligence, they may make a claim for compensation for those injuries. The injury can require the injured person to need care and assistance. Often that is provided by the NHS or local authority, but it can be provided gratuitously (free of charge) by

BITTEN BY THE BUG

MKB Solicitors LLP have recently negotiated settlement of compensation claims of £2,000.00 and £1,100.00 for a husband and wife after they spent a night being bitten by bed bugs whilst staying in a North Yorkshire hotel. After they developed an itchy rash the couple attended Scarborough Hospital where it was confirmed that they had both

A Step Too Far

MKB Solicitors recently recovered £18,000.00 for a wedding guest who fell down a flight of stairs at the hotel where she was part of a wedding party. The wedding was taking place in a large country house, which also provided accommodation for those members of the wedding party who wanted to stay overnight.  During the

Clinical Negligence Compensation

A local man accepted a settlement of £40,000.00 following an unsuccessful hip replacement surgery that took place in 2016. Our client was unaware that there were any issues with how his hip surgery had been performed until September 2017 when his hip began making squeaking noises.  He noticed that he began to experience pain around

Road Traffic Accident Compensation

MKB Solicitors have recovered the sum of £17,500.00 for a local man who was a back seat passenger of a car that was involved in a road traffic accident. The car in which our client was a passenger was being driven by his friend.  The car moved over into a filter lane intending to turn

MKB Solicitors Supports Mental Health Charity

  Yasmin Ahmad and Caroline Ward of MKB’s Commercial Property team have recently provided pro bono advice to the award winning North East mental health charity Anxious Minds in the purchase of some designated woodland. Anxious Minds located an acre and a half of beautiful ancient woodland to turn into an outdoor therapy centre in

Chelsea Goulding qualifies as a Solicitor

We are pleased to announce that Chelsea Goulding, a member of our Private Client team, has now qualified as a Solicitor. After four years studying Law at the University of Central Lancashire, Chelsea joined MKB as a Trainee Solicitor in September 2018. As part of her 2 year training contract, Chelsea worked within our Family,

Have you been involved in an unprovoked attack?

Being involved in an unprovoked attack can be very distressing for victims. These innocent people don’t realise that they can claim compensation for their injury, even where their attacker is unknown. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a government funded organisation that was set up solely to compensate blameless victims of violent crimes. If

Parties be Warned: Disobey Court Orders at your Peril

A person’s home is their castle and one which will be defended fearlessly. It therefore tends to follow that a homeowner will pretty much do anything to protect their home, and their rights to use and enjoy it, no matter what the cost. Head of Dispute Resolution Glyn Staves, a Senior Partner and Deputy District