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Topic Archives: Media-Coverage

Review into maternity care now investigating almost 1,900 cases
  • 24.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS medical negligence birth injury baby deaths
An investigation into care at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is examining 1,862 incidents, most of which have taken place in the last 20 years. Read the rest of this post...
UK‘s first Cycle Optimised Protected Signals junction launched in Manchester
  • 16.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury road traffic accident catastrophic injury RAC head injury Manchester road traffic collision cycle safety CYCLOPS bike safety cycle accident Highways England
The UK‘s first Cycle Optimised Protected Signals junction, which segregates pedestrians and cyclists from traffic through an innovative design, has been launched in Manchester. Our Hugh Potter, Head of Personal Injury and Senior Partner here at Potter Rees Dolan, comments. Read the rest of this post...
Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review
  • 13.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS medical negligence vaginal mesh surgery Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review sling the mesh Primodos Sodium valproate
A review into how the health system responds to reports from patients about harmful side effects from medicines and medical devices has found that a culture of denial contributed to a number of healthcare scandals affecting women and babies which date back decades. Read the rest of this post...
Nine in ten people who live with the genetic condition cystic fibrosis - over 7,000 in England - could benefit from a treatment which is now available on the NHS, which includes a three-drug combination called Kaftrio. Read the rest of this post...
Different Phil: A brain injury survivor's story
  • 02.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury recovery Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury severe head injury
Phil Allen, a former Personal Injury client of ours, suffered a brain injury in a cycling accident 10 years ago. Phil has recently started a blog in which he hopes to paint a picture of himself, his life and his journey. In doing so, he hopes to provide encouragement and inspiration to other brain injury survivors. Read the rest of this post...
Inspiring amputee to release documentary about her road to recovery
  • 29.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • amputation Personal Injury serious injury amputee catastrophic injury compensation loss of limbs
A woman who lost her leg when she was struck by a taxi in New York in 2013, will give an insight into her journey coming to terms with life as an amputee in an upcoming documentary. Read the rest of this post...
Calvert Reconnections: A home from home for ABI survivors
  • 29.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury
In September this year, the doors are set to open to a brand-new neuro-rehabilitation specialist residential centre based in the Lake District. Read the rest of this post...
Construction company fined after man suffers serious crush injuries at work
  • 24.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Personal Injury serious injury accident at work workplace injury injury at work
A construction company has been following an accident at work incident, in which a worker was seriously injured while erecting a timber frame chalet bungalow. Read the rest of this post...
Government announce new tool for councils to ensure safety of cyclists
  • 11.06.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Cycling Personal Injury serious injury road traffic accident cyclist injury cycle safety
Cycling Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has announced that local authorities will be given new tools to support cyclists to create a greener and more resilient transport network, with new laws coming into force later this month. Read the rest of this post...
Study finds sense of smell may help predict recovery of people with severe brain injuries
  • 29.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury head injury brain injury recovery head injury solicitor head injury claims brain injuries severe brain injury
Researchers at Cambridge University have found that sense of smell may help when it comes to predicting the recovery of people with severe brain injuries. Read the rest of this post...

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