• 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

Topic Archives: Clinical Negligence

The latest instalment of the Big Life Fix on the BBC was a Children in Need special; focusing on a number of children with various disabilities. It was fascinating to see the designers and engineers come up with such brilliant ideas to help the children feel included amonsgt their peers. Read the rest of this post...
Vaginal tears and other birth injuries are more common in certain hospitals
  • 09.11.2017
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Birth Injuries Haemorrhage childbirth vaginal tear obstetric anal sphincter injuries
Women are more likely to suffer complications during birth in some hospitals than others according to a recent maternity services audit. Read the rest of this post...
Four engineering students from McMasters University in Canada have developed a device to help with the early diagnosis of melanoma skin cancer. The sKan detects changes in skin temperature and produces a thermal map which identifies whether a lesion is cancerous at a fraction of the cost of other devices. Read the rest of this post...
Miscarriages detected with new blood test during pregnancy
  • 02.11.2017
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical Negligence
  • birth injury clinical neglience pre-eclampsia miscarriage microRNA
A blood test in the early stages of pregnancy could reveal potential birth complications, new research shows. Read the rest of this post...
Thousands leave their job each year due to mental health
The extent of poor mental health and its impact upon the ability of people to engage in work is laid bare in this important report. Employers have long been under a duty to look out for the mental well-being of their employees. Read the rest of this post...
Waiting targets for cancer care, A&E and planned operations are being missed by hospitals across the UK, according to BBC research. Read the rest of this post...
Campaign to encourage defibrillator and CPR training
  • 12.10.2017
  • HannahBottomley
  • Opinion
  • CPR British Heart Foundation
Encouraging more people to become first aiders and able to administer CPR has the potential to save lives and is something we here at Potter Rees Dolan are fully on-board with. Read the rest of this post...
Police reject scheme to crack down on drivers overtaking cyclists too close
  • 12.10.2017
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal Injury
  • close pass cyclist cycling injury police initiative
We filmed a close pass which shows Hugh's bike physically shake with the speed of the car which overtakes him too closely. Watch the video here. Read the rest of this post...