For those unfamiliar with the show, Sky Sports' 'Soccer Saturday' sees washed-up ex-footballers offer excitable commentary on unfolding events in the Premier League every week. Neither its format nor its content is obviously analogous with personal injury law.
Yet Liverpool-based GT Law obviously sees a link, having commissioned this spoof legal-themed version of the show, which it has dubbed 'Solicitor Saturday'. It stars ex-professional footballers Francis Jeffers and John Aldridge, alongside a Jose Mourinho impersonator and a fake Michael Owen (who at one point provides real-time commentary on an illegal immigrant "doing a runner"). Surreal...
When paralysed motorcyclist Kenny Jordan took his case to Clarke Willmott, he would have expected the "Great service... Great People..." promised by the firm's strap line.
Instead he got what could be summarised as "...".
Paul Mulderrig of Mulderrigs Solicitors represented Jordan in his professional negligence action against the firm. It was concluded with a settlement earlier this week that saw Jordan receive a payout of £500,000 compensation plus legal costs. Mulderrig said that Clarke Willmott...
Tired of the old 'had an accident at work?' advertising format, personal injury lawyers are getting increasingly creative – experimenting with mediums like comedy and song.
But Camden-based Osbornes Solicitors have taken this process of innovation one step further – launching a campaign to pedal peddle the services of its ambulance chasing division through celebration of the Tour de France.
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Paul Rooney, the personal injury law firm, has launched a comedy video advert to flog the services of its ambulance chasing lawyers.
Tasteless? Maybe, but hey, you get de-sensitised to other people’s pain after a while, and at the end of the day life’s just one black, black joke. Well, that’s what a spokesperson for the firm said, in my dream about writing this story last night.
Issues of appropriateness aside, the ad is actually quite funny. It sees Scouse comic Darren Farley impersonate several Premiership footballers – including Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney and David Beckham – in fictional personal injury claim scenarios.