Category: Personal Injury

Do Tattoos Cause Hepatitis?

Do Tattoos Cause Hepatitis?

Do tattoos cause hepatitis? The risks of tourists acquiring hepatitis as a result of getting tattoos, piercings or pedicures while abroad has recently been emphasised by an Australian health organisation Helen Tyrrell, the CEO...

NHS NICE Report Danger Levels

NHS Staff Ratio Guidelines Fail to Set a Dangerlevel

New guidelines on NHS staffing levels have been criticised for failing to indicate a minimum nurse-to-patient ratio for high-quality care. The guidance, issued in July by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is designed to flag-up dangerously low staff numbers in relation to patient need.

Treatment and Compensation for PTSD

Treatment and Compensation for PTSD

More and more ex-service veterans are putting forward PTSD claims. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can disrupt lives significantly, but Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing can be highly-effective treatments. Sometimes a range of...

Compensation Culture – A Solicitor’s Viewpoint

Compensation Culture – A Solicitor’s Viewpoint

The first thing to consider is what do people really mean when they talk about a compensation culture? Are they referring to a compensation culture amongst accident victims of exaggerating or making up their...

Claiming for Injury – 4 Top Tips

Claiming for Injury – 4 Top Tips

Tip 1: Claiming for injury: act fast. It can be very important to make sure begin your claim as quickly as possible following an accident for a number of reasons. Firstly there are time...

Will NHS Franchising Deals lead to more clinical negligence claims?

Will NHS Franchising Deals lead to more clinical negligence claims?

The government has proposed enabling private firms to take over NHS hospitals’ operational management, particularly those facilities that have long-term financial difficulties. This type of hospital is frequently referred to as ‘failing’, even if...

Damages Based Agreements

Damages Based Agreements

As previously discussed (see “Damages Based Agreements: A Capital Idea!”), Damages Based Agreements (“DBAs”) will become available to a whole new array of clients from 1 April 2013 and Conditional Fee Agreement (“CFA”) success...

Personal Injury Advice:  Some Things That You Should Know

Personal Injury Advice: Some Things That You Should Know

For the uninitiated, a personal injury can be said to an injury or illness, physical or mental, caused due to negligence of another party.

Whiplash Claims – The Truth

Whiplash Claims – The Truth

It seems perverse for a government that has a stated aim of reducing the public sector that there is a never ending diatribe (much ill informed) on whiplash claims, health and safety etc which is...

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Filing a personal injury or clinical negligence claim is a tedious task and lengthy procedure but personal injury solicitor services are there to help.

The Compensation Culture Debate

The Compensation Culture Debate

Personal injury solicitor firms do not provide compensation to their clients; they simply provide legal advice to their clients.