Children In Need 2011

On Friday the 18th November 2011 the staff at Sweeney Miller donated to the children in need charity by having  a dress down day. The staff raised £130 which...

December 6th 2011 | Read More »

Chrome Related Diseases

It has been known for some time that industrial exposure to certain chrome compounds can lead to the development of cancers. Now, after many years the condition has been recognised...

November 8th 2011 | Read More »

The most dangerous industries in the UK

HSE statistics reveal that in 2010/11 the riskiest areas of work are agriculture and construction. There were 34 fatalities in agriculture alone with a further 50 fatalities in construction....

November 8th 2011 | Read More »

Have you suffered a severe allergic reaction to your hair dye?…. You could be entitled to compensation

Have you had an allergic reaction as a result of colouring your hair with dye containing para-phenylenediamine (PPD) ? Some people have reported an almost immediate sensation of severe...

November 2nd 2011 | Read More »

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill

On 10th September 2011 our Mike Cattermole attended the Member of Parliament for Durham City, Roberta Blackman-Woods’ surgery to discuss the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill...

October 12th 2011 | Read More »

Charity Boat Race

In May 2011 the staff from Sweeney Miller took part in a Charity Boat Race to raise money for Disability North. Disability North is a free Independent Living Service  which promotes...

August 30th 2011 | Read More »

Probate Assistance- Bank or Solicitor?

Look at what the major UK banks have done for our economy! As a result of their seemingly reckless speculation (a position agreed by all major politicians) the banks...

November 8th 2010 | Read More »

Property Market in the North East

Major indices, such as Nationwide and Halifax, suggest property prices have fallen across the country. That trend has been mirrored in Co. Durham, Sunderland and Washington property, and on...

November 7th 2010 | Read More »

Accidents at Work – Some Settlements

Our specialist team of solicitors have settled a number of cases recently. Work takes many forms – and the type of accident that can occur is equally varied. Here...

November 4th 2010 | Read More »

Some Summer Settlements – RTA

Details of the many settlements of road accident claims this Summer include:- £6,800 + for whiplash injury and an element of car hire for South Shields man. £5,600 +...

November 2nd 2010 | Read More »