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Our specialist solicitors have years of legal experience and are leaders in their field. Here you can find their expert views on trade union and Labour movement issues, as well as the latest legal news in serious injury, medical negligence and industrial disease.

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Personal Injury

Maternity pay in Europe among lowest in Europe, warns TUC

Thompsons Solicitors’ equal pay practice lead, Caroline Underhill, com...

Thousands working in ‘gig economy’ may miss out on employment rights, says report

The majority of ‘gig’ workers feel pressured by businesses they work f...

Police partnership launches road safety virtual reality app

A joint partnership between two police forces has created the ‘DriveVR...

Road Traffic Accidents

Police partnership launches road safety virtual reality app

A joint partnership between two police forces has created the ‘DriveVR...

Thompsons Solicitors responds to small claims limit increase announcement

The government has announced plans to increase the small claims limit ...

Insurers cannot be allowed to shift the blame again for 14% increase in motor premiums

Insurers cannot be allowed to shift the blame again for 14% increase i...

Serious Injury

Dedicated serious injury resources published by Thompsons Solicitors

Suite of serious injury resources available as part of Thompsons’ seri...

Headway and Thompsons develop brain injury infographic

Brain injury research offers insight into survivors’ views on benefits...

2015 conference to look at recent developments in the management of acquired brain injury

The brain injury conference, organised by Headway, will this year be h...

Asbestos Diseases

Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team to launch bereavement support service

The charity has secured funding for its new bereavement support servic...

Widow appeals for information following death of husband from asbestos disease

Alan Jolliffe died after suffering from mesothelioma. His widow is now...

Thompsons Solicitors supports asbestos support group charity night

Thompsons has raised more than £2,000 in aid of an asbestos support gr...

Industrial Diseases

Thompsons solicitors supports 27th National Hazards Conference

The National Hazards Conference will run from 29-31 July 2016. Click t...

Medical Negligence

Thousands of stroke victims are not receiving vital treatment to prevent future disability according to national audit

Linda Millband, of Thompsons Solicitors, comments on the audit that fo...

Tailored breast cancer programme launched in UK

The project aims to help doctors better understand how cancer spreads ...

Importance of early diagnosis of diabetes highlighted on awareness day

World Diabetes Day 2016 takes place on 14 November. Click to learn mor...

Accidents at Work

Workplace health and safety highlighted during awareness week

European Health and Safety Week has been backed by union groups to pro...

Thompsons solicitors supports 27th National Hazards Conference

The National Hazards Conference will run from 29-31 July 2016. Click t...

Prison officers injured days after safety protest at Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Gerard Stilliard of Thompsons discusses the protest and the suggested ...

Employment Matters

Maternity pay in Europe among lowest in Europe, warns TUC

Thompsons Solicitors’ equal pay practice lead, Caroline Underhill, com...

Thousands working in ‘gig economy’ may miss out on employment rights, says report

The majority of ‘gig’ workers feel pressured by businesses they work f...

‘Be Bold for Change’ on International Women’s Day

People and businesses across the globe are being urged to use Internat...

Our Firm News

Thousands of trade union members set to gather in Brighton for annual Trades Union Congress 2016

The TUC Conference will run from 11-14 September 2016. Click to learn ...

Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival returns to celebrate the labour movement

Read more about the annual Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival which runs from...

Trade union members to celebrate Durham Miners’ Gala

The 132nd Durham Miner's Gala will take place on Saturday 09 July 2016...