• Psychiatric Injury – time for reform?

    23 May 2016

    27 years after Hillsborough, the jury who heard two years of evidence at the highly publicised inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans decided that the supporters involved in the 1989 catastrophe were unlawfully killed. …

  • Pre-existing care needs before an injury claim

    22 March 2016

    It is not uncommon for clients to ask us whether they are still eligible to make a claim even if they have a pre-existing injury or condition which already has an impact on the way they are able to live their life. …

  • Horse Hazards and How to Avoid Them

    01 March 2016

    Horses are a common sight on our leafy Surrey lanes. Whilst we all think we know how to accommodate them, it is important to remember that suddenly and without warning, even the best behaved of horses can spook or shy.…

  • Chronic Pain and Insomnia: A Catch-22?

    23 February 2016

    There are many types of chronic pain and not all of them are understood. Chronic pain can arise from illness or after an injury or accident. For most people as they recover, the pain gets better. Unfortunately for some people it gets worse. …

  • The Complexities of Chronic Pain after Spinal Injury

    16 February 2016

    Individuals with spinal cord injuries, whether complete or incomplete, often experience excruciating and unrelenting chronic pain. However the treatment strategies for patients in these situations, when the physiological and psychological mechanisms of such pain are unclear. …

  • What is Pain Management Treatment?

    09 February 2016

    A pain management programme aims to provide rehabilitative treatment to individuals suffering from chronic pain, where normally all other treatment options have been exhausted.…

  • What is Fibromyalgia?

    04 February 2016

    Fibro” means fibrous connective tissue, such as tendons and ligaments. “My” means muscle and “algia” means pain. It is not a degenerative disease and is now recognised as a widespread set of symptoms, including insomnia, depression, fatigue, anxiety, migraines, allergies and IBS, to name but a few. …

  • The Importance of Employers Liability Insurance

    19 January 2016

    Working and earning a living is important for most individuals. We either do this for others or we run our own businesses. Whilst working you expect to be safe at work, by being provided with proper training, well maintained work equipment, the proper protective clothing, to be trained and know that you are using safe systems.…