The Truth Project

The Truth Project is part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) which was set up in 2015 to investigate allegations of sexual abuse within organisations and institutions....


The Rising Cost Of Medical Negligence Claims – Is It Time To Shift The Focus?

A recent letter to the Justice Secretary signed by the NHS Confederation, the British Medical Association and others has warned of the rising cost of medical negligence claims and the...


Unmarried Partner Wins Battle Over Bereavement Damages

Bereavement Damages, otherwise known as a Bereavement award is a payment that can be claimed under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 following the death of a person involved in an...


Cerebral Palsy – Are Lessons Being Learnt?

NHS Resolution, the indemnity provider for the NHS, has recently published a report titled  ‘Five years of cerebral palsy claims‘. Following an analysis of 50 claims from forty NHS Trusts...


‘Never Events’ On The Increase In Leicester Hospitals?

It has recently been reported by the Leicester Mercury that three ‘Never Events’ have occurred in the same month at Leicester Hospitals, all of which are run by University Hospitals...


Forrester Sales Ltd Recall Hot & Spicy Roast Chicken Wings From Heron Foods & Home Bargains

Forrester Sales Ltd is recalling a batch of their Delamere British Hot & Spicy Roast Chicken Wings due to health and safety risks resulting from the chicken being sold under-cooked,...


What Can You Claim For In A Personal Injury Claim?

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...


Injuries During Childbirth: Time to Speak Up

An article published in the Daily Mail has drawn attention to mothers who suffer life-long injuries following the birth of their child. Report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists According...


Thousands Of Patients At Risk As NHS Mislay Letters

It has recently come to light that at least 1,788 patients and perhaps many more may have been harmed following a report by the National Audit Office (NAO). More than...


Avoidable Baby Deaths – A Crisis In Neonatal Care?

The World Health Organisation highlights that the United Kingdom is amongst the top provider of neonatal care worldwide and evidence shows significant improvements in care in the UK over the...


Recovering Compensation For Secondary Victim Injury Claims

In the recent case of Re (A Minor by her Mother and Litigation Friend) & Others v Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWHC 824 (QB), the House of...


Woman ‘Failed’ By GP Surgery Speaks Out About Cancer

A woman who was on 21 prescription painkillers a day and was still crippled by pain, was wrongly diagnosed with muscular problems – when all the time, she was suffering...