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Topic Archives: Personal Injury

Amputee PC calls for tougher sentences for dangerous drivers
  • 09.01.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • amputation Personal Injury serious injury amputee dangerous driving road traffic accident road traffic collision reform loss of limbs
A police officer who suffered life changing injuries - including a below the knee amputation - after he was knocked down by a drink driver is now calling for tougher sentences for offenders. Click here for more. Read the rest of this post...
Thousands benefit from extended Blue Badge scheme
  • 07.01.2020
  • HelenDolan
  • Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Awareness Personal Injury serious injury accessibility blue badge Multiple Sclerosis disabled access hidden disability stoma invisible illness Department for Transport Blue Badge Scheme disabled parking invisible disability epilepsy Local Authority
Thousands of individuals who live with “invisible” disabilities and illnesses have gained access to the benefits of a Blue Badge under new rules introduced in the summer of 2019. Our head of clinical negligence, Helen Dolan, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
A Guide to Stoma-Related Products
  • 06.01.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • stoma ostomates ostomy bag body positivity stoma surgery one-piece pouches stoma paste stoma products stoma seal stoma cap stoma plug ostomy pouch stoma shields ostomy belt
When deciding which stoma products you require, it can be hard to know where to start. Find out more about pouches, pastes and powders in our latest blog... Read the rest of this post...
Everything you need to know about exercising with a stoma
  • 06.01.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • stoma body positivity ostomate Crohn's disease stoma surgery exercise Colitis health lifestyle
In this guide, we give you an introduction to exercising with a stoma, including tips and advice for getting active following surgery. Read the rest of this post...
Artificial Intelligence outperforms doctors at detecting breast cancer in new study
  • 03.01.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Cancer breast cancer mammogram failure to diagnose late diagnosis radiologist artificial intelligence AI
​A recent study published in Nature - one of the world’s top academic journals – suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms. Read the rest of this post...
SaTH paid £1m for providing 'good maternity care' weeks before inadequate inspection
  • 23.12.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS birth injury baby death Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust Shropshire NHS Trust
The NHS Trust at the centre of the country’s largest inquiry into baby deaths was paid almost £1million for providing ‘good maternity care’, the BBC has revealed. Our Gill Edwards comments here... Read the rest of this post...
​New research reveals half of all homeless people around the world may have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their life, either as a result of their homelessness or because of. Our Richard Edwards, Partner - Personal Injury, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
The top 10 myths about stomas - debunked
  • 16.12.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • stoma ostomate stoma surgery stoma awareness stoma bag
There are a lot of myths around what it’s like to have a stoma. Potter Rees Dolan has spoken to ostomates to debunk 10 common myths - read on to learn more. Read the rest of this post...
Teenager receives £500,000 settlement from NHS Trust for brain damage
  • 13.12.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Clinical negligence Birth Injuries Brain Injury brain damage
​A child who suffered a catastrophic brain injury before his birth at a hospital in Sheffield has received a settlement of £500,000 in compensation, despite the trust in question offering no admission of liability and denying that clinical negligence played any part in the boy’s injuries. Our Gill Edward comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Josh Landmann: The story so far...
  • 12.12.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Paralympics Spinal cord injury Paralysis Josh Landmann Common Wealth Games

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