• Potter Rees Dolan were on the Legal 500 Awards 2018 insurance shortlist for the North West
  • Helen Dolan, specialist catastrophic medical negligence lawyer, recovered compensation in excess of £29million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016
  • Hugh Potter secured a settlement figure of just under £13 million thanks to change in discount rate
  • Rachel Rees, expert personal injury lawyer, recovered over £15 million in compensation for clients with a brain injury last year
  • We secured an interim payment of £2.1 million for 20 year old with cerebral palsy to purchase a permanent home - official judgment to follow shortly


Young ballerina has freedom to dance thanks to sports prostheses
  • 11.04.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury child amputee sports protheses
When Pollyanna was two years old, she was involved in an accident with a bus which resulted in her losing her leg. After watching the London Paralympics in 2012, Pollyanna and her family were amazed by the athletes' running blades and vowed to get one for Pollyanna. Read the rest of this post...
Our Featured Charity: Reuben’s Retreat
  • 04.04.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • None
  • Charity small charity life-limiting condition Reuben's Retreat brain tumour
Reuben’s Retreat was founded in August 2012, two days after Nicola’s 23-month old son, Reuben, passed away following the discovery of a cancerous brain tumour just seven days earlier. Read the rest of this post...
Online GP firms deemed unsafe to prescribe drugs by inspectors
  • 23.03.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical Negligence
  • CQC patient safety prescription online GP Care Quality Commission
Almost half of online GP firms were deemed unsafe by not providing safe care to patients. The 35 online GP companies in England have been under investigation over the past 18 months by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Read the rest of this post...
Back pain: not all patients are getting the proper care
Patients are often 'getting wrong care' when it comes to lower back pain which can cause disability Read the rest of this post...
We're delighted to announce the promotion of five of our senior solicitors to Partner. Read the rest of this post...
A young boy is suffering from Acute Necrotizing Encephalitis, a rare condition which effects the brain, just hours after being sent home by his GP. Read the rest of this post...
Increase in injuries at trampoline parks calls for regulations
  • 15.03.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury injury trampoline children injured safety regulations
The numbers of children suffering injuries on trampolines is increasing according to ambulance statistics. In 2017, an ambulance was called out to over 1,000 incidents at trampoline parks in England which equates to more than three every day. Read the rest of this post...
Man left paralysed after London terror attack has house developed
  • 09.03.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • Spinal cord injury catastrophic injury DIY SOS wheelchair accessible serious personal injury
The impact of life after a catastrophic injury was shown in the latest episode of DIY SOS which featured injured police officer PC Kris Aves who was left paralysed after the Westminster Bridge attack a year ago. Read the rest of this post...
Young man suffered a serious brain injury when struck in back of head by a total stranger
  • 08.03.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • Brain Injury rehabilitation CICA criminal injury one-punch attack
Jamie McKechnie was the victim of the unprovoked 'one-punch' attack on a night out with his friends in London which left him in a coma for nine weeks and was given a 30 per cent chance of survival. However, with the support of his family and girlfriend Ellen Murphy, Jamie learned to speak, walk and, as a BMX enthusiast, cycle again. Read the rest of this post...
Woman found bandages inside her seven weeks after giving birth
  • 01.03.2018
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Birth Injuries medical errors maternity care mismanagement at birth never-event
A new mum was left horrified after discovering a large piece of decomposing material, believed to be bandages, inside her body seven weeks after giving birth. Read the rest of this post...

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