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Topic Archives: Personal Injury

In a post-fight interview with the BBC Joshua's coach, Rob McCracken, admitted that he let the heavyweight boxer continue to fight despite knowing he had suffered a concussion. McCracken told the BBC that he "knew he [Joshua] was concussed, and I'm trying to get him through a few more rounds". The admission has drawn heavy criticism from numerous brain injury charities, not least from leading UK charity, Headway – the brain association. Our Mark Robinson, Personal Injury Solicitor, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan ranked in Legal 500 guide for 2020
We are extremely proud to announce that both our Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury departments are once again featured in the prestigious Legal 500. Read the rest of this post...
TfL confirms London buses will be using ‘innovative’ new safety systems by 2020
  • 26.09.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal Injury
  • Road safety road casualties TfL Transport for London buses London
​Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that London buses will be using ‘innovative’ new safety systems by 2020 as part of a wider campaign to reduce road casualties. Read the rest of this post...
Who are the most famous people to have lived with a stoma?
  • 26.09.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Clinical negligence stoma ostomates colostomy bag ileostomy urostomy body positivity
As part of our ongoing campaign to improve body positivity and tackle the stigmas that ostomates face, we’re highlighting a few examples of famous people who have experienced life with a stoma - and sharing some of their insights into how they have adjusted to living with the condition. 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...
RCN warn patient safety is at risk due to shortage of nurses
  • 17.09.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • NHS patient safety clinical neglience NHS England late diagnosis gill edwards nurses Royal College of Nursing RCN Healthwatch England patient care
A report by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned that a shortfall of 40,000 nurses in the UK could result in patients missing out on vital care. Gill Edwards, Partner within our Clinical Negligence department, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Nurses and midwives to be given £1,000 each to spend on training
Nurses, midwives and other front-line health professionals are to each be given £1,000 over three years to spend on training as part of the government’s attempt to reduce the number of staff leaving the NHS and improve patient care. Read the rest of this post...
​Longest waiting times on record in England for GP appointments
  • 05.09.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • NHS NHS England delay in treatment delay in diagnosis GP GPs appointment
The average waiting time to see a GP in England has breached two weeks for the first time on record, according to a poll recent of 901 GPs. Our Head of Clinical Negligence and Senior Partner, Helen Dolan, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
​As of today, the government is expanding the blue badge scheme to include a variety of invisible or hidden illnesses. This means that thousands more individuals will be able to register for a blue badge, which will give them access to disabled parking spots all around the UK. Read the rest of this post...

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