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Proposed clinical negligence reforms

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Calls from health leaders in a letter to Justice Secretary David Gauke urged for reform to payments for negligence claims against the NHS. In 2017, changes to the calculation used to work out how much a victim of negligence should receive...

The truth about holiday sickness claims

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In the wake of a significant case that saw a couple jailed for making fake holiday sickness claims the government is addressing the issue of food poisoning claims, however it’s important to put allegations of fraud into context. The recent case of...

Tough luck for tough mudders?

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Recently, mud runs, such as the fashionable ‘ Tough Mudder ’ event, are becoming increasingly popular around the UK with thousands of people signing up each year, meaning it’s even more imperative to ensure that both organisers and...

Report released today shows state of our roads

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"It is 20 times more expensive to carry out reactive maintenance than planned, preventative maintenance.” (ALARM 2017) The Asphalt Industry Alliance has produced its Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance survey (ALARM). This provides a detailed...

Government announces changes to calculations of personal injury compensation

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On the 27th February the Government announced an amendment as to how lump sum payments to Personal Injury Claimants are calculated. In personal injury claims, where the Claimant’s injuries are long term, permanent or a person has died, they or...

Safety at school

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The obligatory photographs shared by proud parents on social media of their children in new school uniforms tells us it’s back to school time. Understandably, parents need to know their children are safe at school, and if they are injured, remedies...