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ASA upholds complaint against “your solicitor rips you off” advert

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint over an advertisement from a website that claims to help clients recover a “huge amount” of their legal costs, which said that “on average, a solicitor overcharges you by 20%”. The offending advert was headed: “Top 5 ways your solicitor rips you off.”

June 15th, 2016 | 3 Comments »

ASA rejects personal injury advert complaint because consumers ‘now understand how claims work’

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint against a west country personal injury law firm, saying that consumers now have “a general awareness that to have a valid claim there would have to be some degree of fault or negligence by a third party”.

April 8th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Law firm’s medical negligence advert “likely to cause distress to pregnant viewers”

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a TV medical negligence advert for Merseyside personal injury specialists Michael W Halsall Solicitors was “likely to cause undue distress to pregnant viewers”.

November 12th, 2014 | No Comments »