Criminal Injury Compensation Claims

Being the victim of a criminal assault can have long lasting physical and mental consequences. To help people in this situation, the Government has a scheme called the Criminal Injuries Compensation...


Periodical Payments Following Personal Injury And Medical Negligence Settlements

Following a personal injury or medical negligence settlement, a Claimant will receive compensation from the responsible party for the injuries and losses that they have sustained as a result. In...


Shrewsbury And Telford Hospital NHS Trust Mother And Baby Investigation

According to a recent news report and independent investigation, there have been over 60 babies and mothers who have either died or come to serious harm (such as long-term health...


National Crime Agency Reveals New Statistics On Online Child Abuse

The internet is an amazing source of information and communication, but unfortunately, it has also provided a new forum for online child abuse. New Statistics On Online Child Abuse According...


Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba Wins Appeal To Recommence Practising Medicine

A Leicester based doctor convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence has won her appeal to recommence practising medicine. In 2015, Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba, a junior doctor specialising in paediatrics, was...


Derby and Burton Hospitals Merger

It has recently been announced that Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have merged to form University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation...


New Figures Published Regarding Hospital Sepsis Deaths

New figures published today show that there has been a significant increase in deaths related to sepsis within the hospital setting. The data suggests that there has been a rise...


Rise In Serious Incidents Involving Sub-Optimal Care

It has recently been reported that an increasing number of critically ill patients are suffering harm as a result of inadequate care provided by NHS staff. The number of ‘serious incidents’...


What You Might Not Know About Personal Injury Claims

We constantly read in the news about the ‘compensation culture’ and fraudulent claims. It is important to highlight however that compensation is not paid simply because someone suffers a personal...


Nelsons Acting For Over 40 Claimants Who Suffered Abuse At Aston Hall Hospital

Nelsons’ Personal Injury Associate Dianne Collins is acting on behalf of over 40 Claimants who were admitted, as children, to Aston Hall Hospital in Derby in the 1960’s/70’s. Aston Hall...


Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $4.7bn In American Cancer Case

According to a recent article on the BBC News website, 22 women who allege that they developed ovarian cancer from using the Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and other talc...


Personal Injury Claims – General Damages & Special Damages

There are two main categories of compensation that you can recover in a personal injury claim – these are known as General Damages and Special Damages. A solicitor handling your personal injury case may...