• We're proud to have secured over £114 MILLION in damages for our clients between 2018 & 2019!
  • Featured in the Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide under Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
  • Rachel Rees wins Outstanding Contribution to Headway Award!

Topic Archives: Personal Injury

Wheelchairs and unsolicited touching: Help or hindrance?
​A recent news article featured on the BBC’s Ouch section told the story of Bronwyn Berg, a wheelchair user who became so fed-up with people manhandling her without asking, she put spikes on her wheelchair. We decided to speak to a number of our clients who are wheelchair users and find out about their experiences with strangers and their unwanted ‘manhandling’… Read the rest of this post...
Rachel Rees nominated for 'Outstanding Contribution to Headway' award
  • 05.12.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury, Opinion
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury Headway head injury awards Rachel Rees Acquired Brain Injury Stephen McAleese South Manchester Stockport
We would like to wish Rachel Rees, Solicitor Consultant and one of the founders of Potter Rees Dolan 20 years ago, the best of luck following her thoroughly deserved nomination for The Stephen McAleese Outstanding Contribution to Headway Award at this year’s Headway Annual Awards. Read the rest of this post...
Keeping fit with a stoma: Jenna’s story
Jenna Donofry made the decision to schedule surgery for the removal of her large intestine in 2012 after living with Crohn’s disease with no remission for eight years. After a lengthy recovery process, Jenna fell in love with fitness. Here, she tells her story. Read the rest of this post...
Clinical Negligence: Human cost of avoidable NHS errors outweighs financial cost
  • 31.10.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence, Opinion
  • Clinical negligence NHS serious injury AvMA NHS Resolution NHS blunders Medical Negilgence Mail on Sunday
Over the weekend, the Mail on Sunday published an article which heavily criticized the amount of money paid out by the NHS to victims of Clinical Negligence, and in turn the size of the costs bill that is paid to the firms who represent such individuals. In our latest blog, we reiterate that without such claims, poor care would go unchecked, there would be little to no accountability, and there would be little hope of improving standards. And that ultimately, the human cost of these avoidable errors far outweighs financial cost. Read the rest of this post...
Bike Cam: 'Mug of the Month' nominees for August
  • 04.10.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury, Opinion
  • Cycling Road safety Personal Injury Cyclist road collision road traffic accident cycle cam road traffic collision cycle safety
We've collected videos of incidents featuring motorcyclists, car and van drivers - even other cyclists! - to show the sorts of encounters and dangers those who travel by bicycle can face on the roads - and sometimes footpaths! Each month we will upload a selection of videos asking you to vote for who you think is the 'Mug of the Month'... Read the rest of this post...
Bike Cam: 'Mug of the Month' nominees for July
  • 25.09.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury, Opinion
  • Cycling Road safety Personal Injury Cyclist rta bike cam cycle cam bike bicycle mug of the month road traffic collision
We've collected videos of incidents featuring motorcyclists, car and van drivers - even other cyclists! - to show the sorts of encounters and dangers those who travel by bicycle can face on the roads - and sometimes footpaths! Each month we will upload a selection of videos asking you to vote for who you think is the 'Mug of the Month'... Read the rest of this post...
Richard Edwards writes opinion piece for Law Society Gazette
Richard Edwards, Partner within our Personal Injury team, recently wrote a thought provoking piece on Legal Expense Insurance and whether it is time for a reform, for the Law Society Gazette. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
New guidance on use of vaginal mesh surgery met with criticism
New guidance recently published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the use of surgical mesh to manage stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic prolapse (POP) has been met with criticism from victims, solicitors, MPs and campaigners. Read the rest of this post...
Simon Smith died from sepsis after his symptoms were missed by hospital staff causing a delay in administering antibiotics. Read the rest of this post...
Victims' Commissioner calls for reforms to Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme
  • 01.04.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury, Opinion
  • CICA CICA Claims Violent Crime Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove of Warrington, has recently produced a review report of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme and is calling for “the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), the Ministry of Justice, victim service providers, Police and Crime Commissioners, police and prosecutors to work together to deliver a package of wide-ranging reforms to the compensation process”. Read the rest of this post...

Recent Posts

By filling out this form you are authorising Potter Rees Dolan to use the details you provide to contact you regarding your potential claim. Read our Website Privacy Notice.

Contact Us