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New campaign from THINK! as law on mobile phone use whilst driving is toughened
  • 05.04.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal-injury
  • road traffic accident mobile phone driving car collision THINK! law change
From 25th March 2022, it is now illegal to use a handheld mobile phone behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos or videos, scroll through playlists or play games – as the government closes a loophole previously exploited by dangerous drivers to escape conviction Read the rest of this post...
If you have suffered a personal injury, making a claim for compensation can be a hugely important step in helping you get your life back on track. Claiming compensation can provide you and your family with peace of mind, as well as financial support to help cover the cost of any medical treatment, lost work or lifestyle adjustments needed in the aftermath of your injury. Read the rest of this post...
Almost 300 hundred babies died or suffered serious brain damage at maternity hospitals in Shropshire
  • 30.03.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical-negligence
  • birth injury birth death shropshire baby death scandal
The Ockenden Report was published today following a five-year investigation into the standard of maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. Read the rest of this post...
Young woman paralysed after delay in diagnosing tumour in spine
After initially attending hospital with pain in her back, Jodie Cox was told she was suffering with kidney stones. She attended hospital again when the pain became excruciating and was sent home with a diagnosis of acid reflux. Read the rest of this post...
New technology on smartphone used by GPs to take photos of moles and lesions to detect skin cancer. Read the rest of this post...
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
This month is the time to campaign and speak out for further funding and research into ovarian cancer, helping to improve survival rates and the quality of life for those suffering with ovarian cancer Read the rest of this post...
The majority of the workforce at Potter Rees Dolan are female and so we are very proud to support International Women's Day 2022. Read the rest of this post...
Father-of-three now in wheelchair due to rare spinal condition
  • 02.03.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Spinal cord injury spinal injury cauda equina syndrome
Man who initially had back pain from lifting a box diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome which is a rare and severe type of spinal stenosis where all of the nerves in the lower back suddenly become severely compressed. Read the rest of this post...
Better assessing of head injuries needed during football matches
The issue regarding the concussion protocols seems to be constantly mis-handled by the football authorities when it comes to elite level sport. The risk is where you have a player who has a second concussive or sub-concussive injury when his brain is still recovering from the first injury. This can result in severe or fatal brain injuries. It is for this reason that concussion protocols exist in all sports.  Read the rest of this post...
A paralysed man, whose spinal cord was completely severed after a motorcycle accident five years ago, can now walk again thanks to an implant which was surgically attached to his spine. Read the rest of this post...

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