Elizabeth Duncan

Identified by the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 as one of the UK's 'Leading Lawyers', Elizabeth Duncan is a personal injury solicitor who specialises in a number of niche areas, including abuse, sexual assault and CICA criminal injury claims.

Sexual assault in hospital

Abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Duncan, has been featured in a Daily Mail article about the growing problem of sexual assault is hospital. The newspaper tells the story of a 77-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted by a male patient while in a Midlands hospital. Following the attack a nurse told her, “This sort of thing happens all

NHS abuse involving Dr Stan 

NHS medical negligence

Safety from sexual harm in hospitals is once again in the news with Dr Iuliu Stan being found guilty of misconduct by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal and being struck-off the Medical Register. The tribunal concluded that he preyed on victims for sexual gratification. Dr Stan worked at Treliske Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, in the department of

BASICS Devon Wills For Charity Week

Wills For Charity Week: Slee Blackwell Solicitors LLP partner with BASICS Devon. At Slee Blackwell, we believe in the power of leaving a lasting impact. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with BASICS Devon, a charity dedicated to saving lives in times of crisis. BASICS Devon (British Association for Immediate Care) is a

Attacks on Prison Officers

Attacks on prison officers: The ongoing peril within the HM prison service. Slee Blackwell’s personal injury department has been seeing an influx in enquiries from current and former prison officers that have been hurt while carrying out their duties. A recent video has emerged following an attack on a prison guard at HMP Parc, in

Multi-Million pound award for partial amputation of both hands

Multi-million pound compensation award for partial amputation of both hands following accident at work. We were contacted by the family of a young man who suffered horrendous injuries to both hands while at work after becoming trapped in machinery. He was airlifted to hospital where he remained for months, undergoing multiple surgeries. Despite the best

Military compensation claims

An overview of the military compensations claims that we deal with. Life in the military is not for the faint hearted. It can be dangerous, demanding and challenging. However, while it is a high-risk job which carries a greater possibility of sustaining injury compared to most other professions, service personnel still have the right to

Finger injury compensation claim

Personal injury specialist, Elizabeth Duncan, recently recovered over £100,000 for her client in a finger injury compensation claim. Elizabeth’s client – who we will call Mr X – was a crane operator. He was adjusting a part of a crane one day when his finger was struck by machinery and crushed. Mr X had treatment

Alexandra House Facebook Christmas Giveaway  

The Slee Blackwell Alexandra House Facebook Christmas Giveaway To celebrate the forthcoming opening of our new office at Alexandra House, The Quay, Bideford, we are giving away a voucher for £100 to be redeemed at Bideford’s Mill Street Brasserie. To enter our free prize draw, all you have to do is LIKE one of our

Compensation for car accident

We specialise in recovering compensation on behalf of victims of car accidents.

National Road Victim Month

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