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Cambridge University researchers and colleagues from Imperial College London have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries. Read the rest of this post...
Increase in Fatal Accident Bereavement Award
  • 18.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence serious injury medical negligence fatal accidents fatal accident claims Fatal Accident Bereavement Award fatal accident damages bereavement damages
Earlier this month, it was announced that there has been a change in the law relating to fatal accidents - the fixed bereavement award paid under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 has increased to £15,120. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
Disability-friendly virtual pub opens its doors during lockdown
A new disability-friendly virtual pub has opened its doors to hundreds of customers during lockdown. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
Manchester Arena survivor to take part in virtual hand-cycle for SIA
  • 13.05.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Spinal cord injury Paralysis Personal Injury serious injury spinal injury serious injuries SIA paralysed severe spinal injury spinal injuries association
Martin Hibbert, who was left paralysed and unable to walk following the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in 2017, is joining the man who inspired him to rebuild his life in a virtual hand-cycling challenge to raise money for charity. Read more... Read the rest of this post...
Becoming a lawyer the hard way: how to succeed in law despite an unconventional education
Hannah Bottomley, a clinical negligence solicitor here at Potter Rees Dolan, has been able to build a hugely successful career despite an unconventional route into law, and has chosen to share her experiences in order to highlight the full range of options and opportunities that may be available to students in the same position. Read on for more... Read the rest of this post...
Crash Helmets: The Law
  • 24.04.2020
  • HughPotter
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Cycling Personal Injury serious injury Cyclist road traffic accident head injury road traffic collision traumatic brain injury Cycle helmets crash helmet
Hugh Potter, Senior Partner & Head of Personal Injury, and Jeremy Smith, Senior Personal Injury Solicitor discuss the law surrounding crash helmets and cycling in our latest blog... Read the rest of this post...
The Cabinet Office's Disability Unit has launched a Regional Stakeholder Network to help create a better picture of the lived experience of disabled people in England. Read the rest of this post...
Private hospitals to provide cancer and spinal surgery during coronavirus crisis
  • 15.04.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • None
  • NHS spinal surgery coronavirus cancer surgery
Private hospitals are to provide cancer and spinal surgery, as well as Cystic Fibrosis and cardiac services, during the coronavirus crisis. Our Lesley Herbertson comments in our latest blog... Read the rest of this post...
Daily routines have been disrupted across the country and many people are separated from family and friends, yet there are still ways to stay active - physically, mentally and socially - during the UK-wide lockdown. We have pulled together some information and links to websites providing support, ideas for at home activities and exercise for people of varying ability, as well as ways to connect with others during this period of self-isolation. We hope you will find the following guide useful! Read the rest of this post...
Campaign to change law in memory of 7-year-old boy who lost his life in 2015 bus crash
  • 30.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Personal Injury serious injury road traffic accident government road traffic collision Department for Transport law Rowan's Law fatal accident
A government meeting is to take place amid efforts to change the law when it comes to the number of hours bus drivers can legally work, in memory of a young boy who lost his life in 2015. Read the rest of this post...

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