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Richard Meggitt
Worked at Accident Solicitors Direct
Attended University of Hull
Lives in Sheffield
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Find out the myths and facts about mesothelioma, a deadly disease which is usually caused by asbestos exposure, often from exposure in the workplace.
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It's shocking and sad that asbestos has been mined and used for so long after the dangers became -- or should have become -- clear.
Why is asbestos still killing people? Nic Fleming finds out in a twisting tale of industry cover-ups and misinformation that spans decades.
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Find out what you need to know about Legal Aid Cuts and how they could impact on you.
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Meeting with your solicitor in person is an important part of any personal injury proceedings; find out why it can make all the difference at http://bit.ly/O8k7F4
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The Access to Justice Act first came into force in 2000, designed to make it easier for those with a genuine personal injury case to make a claim. Most people have heard of it by what it's more commonly known as: the no-win, no-fee law.

I wrote a feature article about the act for my website, which you can read at http://bit.ly/QEGkcX
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http://www.asdonline.co.uk/news/the-association-of-personal-injury-lawyers-criticises-government-for-pushing-through-compensation-reforms This article will explore the exact changes proposed by the government to compensation law, as well as investigating why the APIL have reservations about how beneficial such changes will be...
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At ASD we guarantee a home visit by an experienced personal injury solicitor within 3 hours of the initial call - find out more in our recent blog post.
ASD offer clients in Sheffield and the surrounding area a home visit from a Solicitor, so they receive clear and tailored advice from a professional.
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Learn more about workplace asbestos from leading expert Dr. Philip Barber's recent paper.
If a person has been exposed to asbestos in their working life and now suffers from a related disease, it is highly unlikely this will have been caused by anything other than exposure in the workplace.
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With the banning of referral fees set to be introduced in April 2013, the Ministry of Justice is planning to increase application fees and remove the cap on annual fees to ensure resources for proper regulation as CMCs close down.  From April 2013 the amount of claims management companies is expected to significantly decrease as a ban on referral fees deals a hefty financial blow to the industry. http://bit.ly/VpZBm0
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The revelation of the former News of the World’s phone hacking practices came as a huge shock to the public, with an estimated 5795 victims who were eligible for compensation.

Read the full story at http://bit.ly/MXexrU
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According to a 2009 Department of Transport report, young drivers between the ages of 17-24 were involved in 26% of 163,554 reported road accidents, but is this truly representative of their abilities and why? http://bit.ly/PTs8w1
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http://www.asdonline.co.uk/news/are-young-drivers-really-more-likely-to-crash It's commonly believed that young male drivers are the cause of most crashes but does the evidence back up this stereotype? We explore in the article...
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Partner at Accident Solicitors Direct
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Personal Injury / Civil Litigation
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  • Accident Solicitors Direct
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    I am a personal injury Solicitor, specialising in Civil Procedure and accidents at work. Having joined the firm in 1996, I qualified as a Solicitor in February 1999, becoming a Partner in June 2001. I have been involved in over 5000 personal injury cases and have over 10 years experience in the personal injury field. Litigation has resulted in more than 100 successes at trials, while compensation of over 15 million pounds has been recovered on my clients' behalf. I am a long standing member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and am proud that my firm has been accredited by APIL due to the high standard of client care.
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Sheffield
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275 Eccelesall Road, Sheffield, S11 8NX
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Partner At Accident Solicitors Direct & Long Standing Member Of The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
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Richard is a personal injury Solicitor, specialising in Civil Procedure and accidents at work. Having joined the firm in 1996, Richard qualified as a Solicitor in February 1999, becoming a Partner in June 2001.

Richard has been involved in over 5000 personal injury cases and has over 10 years experience in the personal injury field. Litigation has resulted in more than 100 successes at trials, while compensation of over 15 million pounds has been recovered on his clients' behalf. Having led the way in ensuring a free service for all personal injury clients, Richard is now heavily involved in providing free rehabilitation and interest free loans to those with severe injuries.

Richard is a long standing member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is proud that his firm has been accredited by APIL due to the high standard of client care.

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  • University of Hull
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