Workplace Accident Claims

There are many different potential hazards in the workplace and of course it depends on the type of job you do, as to what type of hazard you may encounter....


Time Limits In Medical Negligence Claims

Under the Limitation Act 1980, there is generally a 3 year time limit to make a claim in medical negligence. If a claim is not formally brought before the expiry...


Bonfire Night – Health And Safety Risks Of Fireworks

Fireworks can be exciting and dramatic, and at this time of the year they are extremely popular as we head towards bonfire night and other autumn/winter celebrations. However, the fact...


Sight Loss Or Impairment After Having Lens Implants

According to reports since 2015, there have been claims that some artificial lens implants have caused recipients to suffer varying degrees of sight loss or impairment. The claims are currently...


Managing A Personal Injury Settlement

A personal injury settlement may need managing for a number of reasons. These can include: Protecting against being pressured to use the money in the wrong way. Being unable to...


Government To Review CICA Scheme Same Roof Rule

A recent decision in the Courts has highlighted the unfairness of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (CICS) Same Roof rule and forced the Justice Secretary to order a review of...


Injury Victims Of Alton Towers Smiler Crash To Sue Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd

Two of the women who suffered traumatising injuries following the Alton Towers Smiler crash are suing the park’s owners, Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd, for damages. The women, Vicky Balch and...


Shrewsbury And Telford Hospital NHS Trust Mother And Baby Investigation

According to recent news reports, there have been over 100 instances of babies and mothers who have either died or come to serious harm (such as long-term health problems) at...


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...


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...