Banks boosted by landmark ruling on surveyor negligence – JPHLAW Solicitors PortadownLenders will be able to recover significantly larger amounts when suing over negligent property valuations after a landmark court ruling that is forecast to have wide implications for professional advisers. Legal experts warned that an immediate result of the Court of Appeal judgment handed…

Claims management firms accused of illegally acquiring data JPHLAW Solicitors Portadown

Claims management firms have been accused of using customer details, illegally obtained from garages, to cold call motorists. The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF), a trade body, has begun an investigation after people received unsolicited calls from firms trying to recruit them to make personal injury claims, within hours of taking their vehicles into garages…

John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown News – COHABITATION: Law firm not negligent for advising both partners in break-up

A solicitors’ firm that advised both partners in a cohabitation break-up was not negligent, an English county court has decided. Behrens J ruled that Kim Turner was given a full explanation of the agreed declaration of trust and had understood her position and need not have been advised to seek separate legal advice. Behrens J…