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Covid-19 Update: The health of our team, our clients and our colleagues are paramount and so to mitigate the risk posed by the virus following the latest advice from the Government, we have taken the following steps to ensure the safety of all. Please read carefully... Read the rest of this post...
Experts at Aberdeen University discover new way to repair injured spinal nerves
  • 23.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Spinal cord injury Personal Injury serious injury spinal injury severe spinal injury aberdeen university spinal nerves
Experts from Aberdeen University have discovered a new way to repair injured spinal nerves. Scientists at the university have been able to successfully regrow spinal nerves in rats after activating a molecule found in nerve cells by using a new type of gel. Read the rest of this post...
Government to consider UK wide pavement parking ban
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced new proposals to deal with pavement parking, ensuring safer streets for parents and disabled people. Read the rest of this post...
Grant awarded to university for study into work-related stress in construction industry
  • 19.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Personal Injury Mental health serious injury occupational stress accident at work work-related stress injury at work
A team of researchers at the University of Lincoln have been given a £25,000 grant to investigate work-related stress encountered by construction workers. Richard Edwards, Partner within our Personal Injury team who specialises in handling occupational stress and serious injury at work claims, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Woman seriously injured at work on set of TV series
  • 19.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Paralysis Personal Injury serious injury spinal injury accident at work workplace injury serious injury at work severe spinal injury
A production assistant on the new television series Batwoman was seriously injured last week during an accident on the show’s set in Vancouver, Canada. Read the rest of this post...
COVID-19 Update
A message from the firm's Managing Partners on our business policies and activities during the COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). Read the rest of this post...
Disability rights campaigner calls for more help at petrol stations
Disability rights campaigner calls for more help for wheelchair users at petrol stations. Read the rest of this post...
Middlesex University nursing students use virtual reality in training
  • 05.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Sepsis medical negligence medical mistakes Clinical Negilgence virtual reality nursing students
Nursing students at Middlesex University are using virtual reality simulations to learn how to manage conditions such as sepsis. Lesley Herbertson, Partner in the Clinical Negligence team here at Potter Rees Dolan, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Recovery of brain damaged patients at risk from delays and lack of resources
  • 05.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury brain damage Head Trauma brain injury rehabilitation
Senior brain injury solicitors across the UK claim there are delays and a lack of resources within the brain injury rehabilitation sector, according to research carried out by Exchange Chambers and Calvert Reconnections. Read the rest of this post...
FA announce ban on heading football in training for under-12s
  • 28.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury, Personal-injury, Personal-injury, Personal-injury
  • dementia Brain Injury Personal Injury head injury football brain damage heading football FA Football Association heading ball Professional Footballers’ Association Alzheimers header UEFA Heading Guidance under-12s head injury claims brain injury claims paediatric brain injury
Following the Football Association’s (FA) announcement earlier this month that there are plans to restrict the amount of heading within youth football, Gary Herbert - partner and personal injury solicitor here at Potter Rees Dolan - called for the FA go one step further and ban the heading of footballs for under-12s as other countries have done. This week, it was announced that the FA have now taken steps to do exactly that. Read the rest of this post...

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