COVID - 19 Supporting our Clients

Currently the UK is experiencing the worst viral pandemic in over 100 years. Normal life, by necessity has had to be placed on hold whilst, together, we battle this new threat to our prosperity and well being.

However, we at Lawyers4u are aware many of our clients have current ongoing legal proceedings and we wish to reassure and reconfirm our commitment to them.

Where legal proceedings are currently before the Courts we shall ensure that your interests are fully represented and that there will be no detrimental effect to your case because you are unable to attend scheduled hearings.

Further, new clients can continue to request our help in preparing new claims before the Court, be they as Claimant or Defendant.

Our professional legal teams are ready to help and we are in constant communication with the Courts so we are able to immediately advise our clients of any new developments.

At present the Courts are still allowing the filing of cases but, as to be expected, actual hearings are often conducted over the telephone.

However, in Civil Court Practice this is often the norm regardless. Civil Court hearings are primarily decided on the submitted statements of case and we at Lawyers4U pride ourselves on being amongst the forerunners in this drafting field.

So stay safe and be reassured that as an existing client we got you and if you have need of our services as a new client, we got you too.


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Contributory Negligence Explained

If it can be shown that the actions of a claimant for damages contributed negligently to his own loss the courts will reduce or dismiss his claim for compensation accordingly.

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  • “…we are [a special events business] which stages shows nationwide…we supply as part of our contractual obligations portaloos… these have inside locking mechanisms and a security buzzer to attract attention in case of difficulties…In one of the loos the lock jammed trapping a young woman inside…she attempted to climb out through the top of the loo squeezing through a ventilation opening…she fell from the top of the loo breaking her wrist and collar bone…we have received legal papers announcing of her intention to sue for damages…”

  • "…I was a passenger in a car accident…the driver was found to be drunk at the time…I missed several weeks off work as a result…when I contacted [my insurer] and made a claim for loss of earnings they told me claim was void because I had voluntarily gotten into a car with a drunk driver…”


  • “… as a passenger in a car accident…I have been told I may lose up to 25 % of my claim for damages because I was not wearing a seat belt…is this true…”



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