Despite tragic crash, ‘track days’ still have a big role to play in promoting safer motorcycling

Gary Lightwood – Managing Partner of our Bristol office – is a personal injury expert who heads the firm’s specialist motorcycle claims unit. In the light of a recent and very rare ‘track day’ accident at Oulton Park, he’s keen to emphasise the major safety benefits such riding opportunities offer motorcyclists, and anxious that neither…
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These proposed government reforms will do nothing to help mesothelioma victims from asbestos in schools…

Since 2010 Julie Winn, our York-based legal specialist on asbestos, has been Chair of the national Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC). With the aim of making all UK schools safe from the dangers of asbestos, JUAC works closely with the Department for Education steering group, Asbestos in Schools (AIS).

If this is the standard of consultation, heaven help mesothelioma victims in the event of any resulting rule changes…

Julie Winn, our York-based legal specialist on all things asbestos, is appalled at the level of ignorance indicated by the Government’s proposed consultation on mesothelioma claims. With a consultation this flawed, what hope can we possibly hold out for any resulting legislative changes?