Skip to main content
Subscribe

Recent Posts

Reset Filters
Gemma Eason

What's ‘ordinarily resident’ for the purposes of Section 117 aftercare services and when does the duty arise?

In the case of R (on the application of Worcestershire County Council) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care...

Jack Lloyd

Navigating the risks of orthopaedic surgery in chronic pain cases

Orthopaedic surgery is a crucial medical intervention that aims to alleviate pain, improve function, and enhance the overall quality of...

Elizabeth Paterson

Cervical Cancer: Medical negligence lawyers set out the key signs and symptoms to be aware of and how we can help eliminate the disease

In the UK, all women are entitled to cervical cancer screening smear test from the age of 25.  Additionally, there’s now a vaccine...

Anna Vroobel

Medical negligence expert says urgent work needed to address highest level of maternity deaths in mums for 20 years

MBRRACE-UK is a collaboration appointed by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership to run the national maternal newborn and infant...

Vincent Nichol

Mid-air blowout on Alaska Airlines flight puts Boeing back under scrutiny

A dramatic incident involving a 737 Max 9 – flying from Portland to Ontario and operated by Alaska Airlines – occurred on Friday, 5...

Cathryn Godfrey

HSE prosecution for injuries caused by cows to dog walker

A recent news article regarding a dog walker on a public footpath passing through a farmer’s field was unfortunately a reminder of the...

Simon Lomax

Holidaymakers instruct lawyers to investigate illnesses as UK Health and Safety Agency confirm cryptosporidium cases at Fergus Club Europa in Majorca

The UK’s Health and Safety Agency (UKHSA), formerly Public Health England, has confirmed that a number of guests staying at the Fergus...

Jatinder Paul

Public health lawyer issues E. coli advice following recent outbreak and product recall of Mrs Kirkham's cheese

A person has reportedly died in Scotland after contracting E. coli, a particularly serious bacterial infection commonly caused by...

Cathryn Godfrey

New laws regarding self-driving vehicles

lt was encouraging to hear that Parliament announced the new Automated Vehicles (AV) bill, designed to put safety at the forefront of the...

Cathryn Godfrey

A 111% increase in reported incidents between horse riders and dog owners in two-year period

The British Horse Society confirmed a 111% increase in reported incidents with dogs over a two-year period. As a result, it published...

Lucy Poulson

New technology keeping cyclists safe on our roads

As we become increasingly conscious of both our health but also the impact of vehicle emissions on our environment, the number of...

Faith Brown

Alternative Dispute Resolution: The recent judgment made in Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is an important part of the legal process for the claimant, defendant and the court. ADR provides...

Sophie Cuthbertson

Military Non-Freezing Cold Injury (NFCI): A legacy problem?

Cold Injury. NFCI. Trench foot. Call it what you will, it's not going away and continues to be a real problem for the modern day soldier....

Kate Easy

Patient safety concerns after Singleton Hospital maternity unit report published

As a specialist in claimant medical negligence, I have been following the developments at Swansea Bay University Health Board’s maternity...

Samantha Williams

The ambitious campaign to make cervical cancer a thing of the past

NHS England recently set out a “new and ambitious target” to eliminate cervical cancer by 2040.  Tweeting from the annual NHS Providers...

Cheryl Palmer-Hughes

Hague 19 on Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments : what does it mean for victims of personal injury?

The Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2019 (Hague 19) is focussed on civil and commercial matters....

Rebecca Tramaseur

Medical negligence lawyer urges clinicians to introduce personalised mental health assessments as study finds 41 NHS Trusts use standardised tools

Mental health is complex, individual specific and is every changing. As a medical negligence solicitor I've supported a number of...

Angela Batchelor

Grief Awareness Week: Legal partnership with Widowed and Young provides our clients with invaluable support while steering them through litigation

As lawyers, we see first-hand the devastation families face following a bereavement.  An unexpected or traumatic death can leave our...

Zoe Fisher

Serious injury lawyer sets out major change to e-scooter laws as driving licence verification introduced

From 5 December, people wishing to hire an e-scooter will be required legally to provide their name, driving licence number and a...

Kayleigh Hunter

Changes to the Help with Fees court remission scheme aim to help more people access justice

Earlier this year The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched a consultation on reforms to the Help with Fees remission scheme for court and...

Luke Daniels

Medical negligence lawyer’s concern as Derby and Burton NHS maternity services rated as inadequate

I’ve read with concern today the conclusions from the Care Quality Commission inspectors about maternity services at the University...

Jatinder Paul

The Supreme Court and Uncontroverted Expert Evidence – Griffiths v TUI

  Key Facts          Mr Griffiths (the Claimant) purchased an all-inclusive holiday from the tour operator TUI UK Ltd (the Defendant) to...

Catherine Slattery

Lawyer’s Concern As Police Investigation Into Alleged Medical Negligence At Brighton’s Royal Sussex County Hospital Expanded To More Than 100 Cases

I’ve read with increasing concern the news about the widening of the police investigation into alleged medical negligence in the general...

Stuart Bell

Medical negligence lawyer welcomes plans for biggest prostate cancer screening project in decades and shares key advice and symptoms to be aware of

The government has joined Prostate Cancer UK to unveil a £42 million screening trial to find ways of detecting the UK’s most common male...

Cathryn Godfrey

Serious injury lawyer's advice to keep horse riders and other rural road users safe this Road Safety Week

Road Safety week’s theme this year is “Let's talk about Speed” and the implications arising from excessive speed.  Unfortunately, this is...

Cheryl Palmer-Hughes

Driving abroad: Lawyers issue safety advice to stay safe and everything you need to be aware of in case of an accident

People choose to drive when visiting foreign countries for a variety of reasons. Embarking on a journey to a foreign country is an...

Richard Biggs

Approaching two years on do you know about the changes to The Highway Code? Take our quiz and find out

In January 2022 significant changes to the Highway Code were introduced, with a particular focus on the protection of vulnerable road...

Oliver Collett

Successful silicosis claims of three Stonemasons against their former employer highlights why the HSE’s ongoing ‘Dust Kills’ campaign is so important

The UK’s national safety regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (‘HSE’), describes silica dust as “the single biggest risk to...

Jennifer Cawthorne

Volunteering as a charity trustee at Peeps

Trustees week takes place between 6-10 November and is a time to celebrate the achievements of nearly one million trustees across the UK....

Elizabeth Ronan

Coroners share concerns as ambulance delays contribute to fatalities

Serious concerns are being raised by coroners about the delays in ambulance response times and emergency care within the NHS. Coroners...