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  • Cauda Equina Syndrome Case Study

    30 June 2015

    ​Mr N made a claim against his local hospital for failure to diagnose development of Cauda Equina Syndrome.…

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  • Carers' week, 8-14 June 2015

    10 June 2015

    Carers' week this year is focusing on the building of carer friendly communities. The importance of this is that it will hopefully create communities that support carers in the extensive work that they do in terms of looking after their loved ones.…

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  • Motorcycle safety becomes top priority

    13 April 2015

    Although figures for motorcycle accidents and fatalities caused by motorcycle accidents remain high (1 per cent of total traffic and 19 per cent of fatalities), rider safety has improved since 2000. As around 50 per cent of motorcycle accidents are initiated by other road users, an effective programme to raise the awareness of all road users could considerably reduce the number and seriousness of incidents.…

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  • Case Study - Fatal delay in diagnosing pulmonary embolus

    13 April 2015

    Barlow Robbins represented Dorothy* in her claim on behalf of her daughter Danielle* and Danielle’s estate. Danielle attended the Defendant hospital to have a ganglion cyst excised from her left wrist. Following the procedure she developed swelling in the right arm.. …

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  • Court Fee Increase

    13 April 2015

    On 9 March 2015, the court fees payable by anyone wanting to bring a civil claim for over £10,000 increased. The court fee will now be 5% of the total value of the claim up to a cap of £10,000 for claims of £200,000 or more. …

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  • Can 30 years of policy and practice be reformed in 4 years?

    13 April 2015

    On 1st September 2014 the biggest reforms in Special Educational Needs provision for 30 years became effective. For those 260,000 children who currently have a statement of special educational needs it will not be long before they their parents and professionals alike step into the new and unknown world of Education and Health Care (EHC) Plans.…

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  • Accidental Fall at Work

    26 February 2015

    The Claimant was injured whilst employed as a yard person and whilst walking to the front of his vehicle to unload it, he tripped and fell over an uneven surface covered in pot holes.…

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  • Negligent Plastic Surgery

    26 February 2015

    ​The Claimant suffered was referred by her GP to the hospital to undergo an operation which was badly performed. …

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