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Forbes Expands Clinical Negligence Team Into Yorkshire

14 Nov 2018

Leading legal firm Forbes Solicitors is expanding its specialist clinical negligence services into Yorkshire with the arrival of Partner Leonie Millard at the practice's Leeds office. Leonie moves from Lancashire, where she has been part of the well-established North West team, dealing with…

Forbes Solicitors celebrates 44 Legal 500 Recommendations

19 Oct 2017

Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after receiving 44 recommendations for its lawyers and services in the 2017 Legal 500 rankings, up from 31 in 2016. The leading North West legal firm is also delighted to reveal that the firm has been recommend for the first time for Education , Clinical Negligence…

Accrington Solicitor Acts in Legal First

22 Mar 2017

Leonie Millard, Clinical Negligence Solicitor at Forbes Solicitors, represented the first reported recipient of an increase in damages following a change to the discount rate applied to personal injury settlements. In the case of LMS v East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, the Claimant, represented…

Cosmetic Surgery - Do You Trust That Person Holding The Knife?

25 Jun 2014

As cosmetic surgery becomes more attainable, under qualified and substandard plastic surgeons are ruining lives and getting away with it. Forbes Solicitors are warning individuals who may be considering cosmetic surgery to make sure they know everything they can about their cosmetic surgeon before…

Cosmetic Rules Do Not Go Far Enough

13 Feb 2014

New proposals governing cosmetic procedures do not go far enough to protect patients warns a clinical negligence expert at Forbes Solicitors. The Keogh report, commissioned as a result of the PIP implant scandal, recommended that those performing cosmetic procedures be trained to a high standard.…

Forbes Voted Best Legal Company For Second Year Running

08 Nov 2013

Forbes Solicitors triumphed at the Lancashire Business Awards to walk away as Best Legal Company for the second year running. The awards, organised by business lobbying group Downtown Lancashire in Business and held at Stanley House Hotel, honour the most successful entrepreneurs and high growth…

Cosmetic Cowboy Caution

04 Nov 2010

Clinical Negligence Specialists Forbes Solicitors are warning people to think carefully before rushing into non-surgical beauty and anti-ageing treatments with unqualified practitioners following a rise in enquiries from those who have suffered as a result. Sara Linford, Clinical Negligence Solicitor…

Forbes Solicitors' Clinical Negligence Team quoted in national press

26 Jul 2010

Clinical Negligence experts Forbes Solicitors were recently quoted in The Guardian. Sara Linford, clinical negligence solicitor was quoted by the leading national newspaper in the article, 'Cosmetic 'cowboys' face wave of lawsuits'. The article was looking at the call for new rules and regulations as a…

Health Care Proving Bad For Your Health?

27 May 2010

Lancashire Law firm Forbes Solicitors has launched a free weekly advice session on Clinical Negligence to assist people who have suffered as a result of bad healthcare. As the only team of Clinical Negligence Solicitors in the area Forbes Solicitors has a dedicated team of specialists with a wide range…

Forbes assists on medical accident helpline

30 Jun 2008

Two Personal Injury Solicitors from Forbes Solicitors are successfully assisting on the new northern helpline for Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA). Sara Linford and Leonie Woods from the firm's office in Accrington have volunteered - as part of a team of twenty from other law firms in the…

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