Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Legal action over wife exposed to asbestos dust from clothes

Legal action over wife exposed to asbestos dust from clothes

By Gillian Crotty A landmark legal case has been launched by the son of a woman who died from mesothelioma at the age of 86, after years of exposure to asbestos... Read more

Employers at risk of discrimination claims over application forms

By Gillian Crotty A restaurant employer recently had an extract of their job application form posted on social media with comments of dismay that potential employees were being asked to state... Read more

Grandparents encouraged to mediate for contact with grandchildren

By Lenore Rice Grandparents who are trying to get contact with their grandchildren after a divorce should turn to mediation rather than the courts, says Jane Robey, CEO of National Family... Read more

'Lethal mix of failures' led to 11 deaths of babies at hospital

By Gillian Crotty An investigation has concluded that a "lethal mix" of "serious and shocking" failures led to the deaths of eleven babies and one mother at Furness General Hospital between... Read more

Cameron pledges to keep mortgage rates low

By Michelle Rock David Cameron says the Conservative party will keep mortgage rates low, and warns that the economic policy of Labour would result in families paying an extra £1,000 in... Read more

Northern Ireland property price guide by region and type

By Lauren Burns The latest Northern Ireland Quarterly House Price Index has been released by the University of Ulster in respect of the last quarter of 2014. The average house price in... Read more

2000 NI first time buyers in Q4 of last year

By Michelle Rock Approximately 2,000 first time buyers completed the purchase of a property in Northern Ireland in the last quarter of 2014, taking the total for the year up to... Read more

Research suggests drivers using mobiles to text or surf web

By Neil Logan Drivers who operate a mobile phone while behind the wheel are more likely to be sending a text, using social media or surfing the web than actually making... Read more

£1.3m compensation for daughter who was promised inheritance

By Lenore Rice The High Court in Cardiff has awarded £1.3million compensation to a woman who worked for nothing on her parents farm for years on the promise that she would... Read more

Report shows domestic violence victims could be helped quicker

By Lenore Rice A new report suggests that victims of domestic abuse on average suffer at the hands of their aggressor for 2.7 years before they receive effective help. The research from... Read more