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...

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...

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...

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...