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Ash
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I was trying to claim back care home costs, i handed a form

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i was trying to claim back care home costs, i handed a form in at a solicitors under there instruction before the march 2012 deadline . thinking the claim was going ahead they said it could take up to 4 years to sort out , so i never bothered getting in touch but recently found out they never started the claim they lost the form is there anything i can do.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
Please let me know how much the fees are you wanted to claim back?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

90,000 and still paying

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Potentially you have a negligence claim against the firm of Solicitors. You should go to a different firm and take advice. But if the original firm lost the form then it seems to be like you have a claim for £90,000 at least against the old firm.
But you will have to get a new firm involved But you certainly do seem like you have a claim.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hi

I am just following up to see if there is anything else I can help with?

If this answers your question might I ask you to rate my answer before you go today please, the button should be at the bottom of the screen.

If you need more help please click reply.

Alex