Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

  • Haley Archibald

      Personal Injury paralegal, Haley Archibald, discusses the changes to the Highway Code and what this means for you in her latest blog…. Important changes to The Highway Code were introduced on 29 January 2022. If you were not aware of the changes then you are not alone. A recent survey conducted by the AA […]

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  • Natasha Layton

    “Making A Claim Against An Employer Following An Accident At Work”, Timms Personal Injury Solicitor, Natasha Layton discusses… Unfortunately, even in this day and age there are many employers who still do not take adequate health and safety precautions to keep their employees safe at work. Therefore, exposing them to unnecessary risk of injury. This […]

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  • Natasha Layton

    In her latest blog Personal Injury Solicitor, Natasha Layton, discusses the new whiplash injury regulations that came into force on the 31st May 2021. The long-anticipated whiplash reforms came into force on 31st May 2021 and apply to any accident that occurs on or after this date. As the reforms are now law, we will […]

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  • Natasha Layton

    In her latest blog, Personal Injury Solicitor Natasha Layton, discusses new vehicle technology, driverless cars and who is to blame should there be a road traffic accident…. The law currently allows us to make calls on a hands-free phone when driving if it is fully set up and the driver is not distracted by using […]

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  • Natasha Layton

    The most common questions I get asked are – how much compensation will I receive for my personal injury claim, and how do you calculate that figure? I am usually not able to give you an accurate estimate of what your claim is worth at the outset, particularly if you are not yet fully recovered […]

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  • Natasha Layton

      What is Injury Prevention Day? Every year on the third Wednesday in August The Association for Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) launches a campaign called the Injury Prevention Day.  The aim of the campaign is to prevent needless injuries by getting people to think about what they can do to help prevent harm. This year […]

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  • Natasha Layton

        Could I be at risk of developing Vibration White Finger (VWF) / Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)? Vibration White Finger (VWF) or as otherwise known, Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), is a secondary form of Raynaud’s disease caused by prolonged use of vibrating hand tools or machinery. The condition is usually developed over […]

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        NHS spinal surgery errors Even as a Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) claims solicitor, and even after having won many millions for deserving CES clients over 25 years, I was shocked to read in the Times on Saturday that out of every £3 spent on spinal surgery, £1 is spent on litigation claims arising […]

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      Staying safe over the Festive Period According to the NHS, more than 80,000 people a year need medical attention for injuries relating to Christmas trees, decorations, presents, slips and falls in and outside of the home, alcohol and Christmas dinners. Even wrapping Christmas presents can be a dangerous task, causing injuries such as accidentally […]

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      As the cold winter weather approaches, we look at the legal duties surrounding snow and ice-related accident risks. The most likely places for slips or falls on snow or ice to occur are places that we visit everyday. Places such as your place of work, or in a car park at a shopping center. […]

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