Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

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    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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    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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    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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      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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        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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    Personal injury actions are governed by the Limitation Act 1980. Briefly, this means that Court proceedings must be issued within three years from the date you were injured (the accident) or the date you had knowledge that your injury was caused by the Defendant to your action. If the claim is not issued at court […]

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    The Injury Prevention Day falls on the 3rd Wednesday of August each year and is designed to alert people to potential hazards and how to prevent them. Each year the Association for Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) focuses on promoting safety through campaigns by helping educate others about how to avoid injury. This year, APIL is […]

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