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How London Bridge terror attack survivors are able to sue Hertz over injuries.

It was recently confirmed that survivors of the London Bridge terror attack of June 2017 are suing Hertz, the company who hired the van…


Posted on 23rd August 2019

The Gap and the Mat

With the gloomy rainy days of late summer setting in, many establishments are looking out their wet floor signs and anti slip mats. Whilst…


Posted on 22nd August 2019

Keeping “off-track”: Personal injury claims and tram tracks

The Edinburgh Trams have now been part of the city’s landscape for 5 years. The council voted to extend the tram to Newhaven with the new…


Posted on 5th August 2019

Here comes the MIB

Recently I was contacted by a colleague whose husband had been the unfortunate victim of a “hit and run” accident, meaning that despite his…


Posted on 3rd July 2019

Whirlpool Product Recall

As a Government-ordered product recall of Whirlpool-made tumble dryers is being planned because of a heightened fire risk arising from…


Posted on 17th June 2019

Share Life, Give Blood

Every year on 14 June we celebrate World Blood Donor Day. This is an event championed by the World Health Organisation and designed to…


Posted on 13th June 2019

Primary or Secondary Victim - or not?

In the last few days it was reported that a claim against Glasgow City Council (“GCC”) had failed. Danielle Weddle raised a claim for the…


Posted on 13th May 2019

Are you cycling naked?

There are apparently 3 types of cyclist - ones that have come off their bikes, ones that are currently coming off their bikes and ones that…


Posted on 29th March 2019

Injuries Assemble

Everyone loves superheroes and that is firmly backed up by the box office where the Avengers movies alone have amassed almost 5 billion US…


Posted on 15th March 2019

£65k fine for Health and Safety breaches at M&Ds Theme

Back in 2017, I blogged about various accidents at theme parks across the UK including the June 2016 incident at M&Ds ‘Scotland’s Theme…


Posted on 12th March 2019

Driving Miss Daisy off into the sunset

Last month Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was involved in a road traffic accident when his 4x4 collided with another vehicle as he…


Posted on 27th February 2019

Be Sure You’re Insured

On Monday Police Scotland announced the launch of “Operation Drive Insured”. The operation, which plans to tackle the problem posed by an…


Posted on 25th January 2019

Black and blue Friday?

With UK shoppers expected to spend £10bn in Black Friday sales this weekend, take care not to get caught up in the hysteria and bag more…


Posted on 22nd November 2018

The use of Personal Injury Trusts

Trusts can have a variety of uses and benefits and are not just for the wealthy.  If you are receiving a sizeable sum of compensation…


Posted on 16th November 2018

“Bang out of order” – Managing Firework Safety

In 2016-2017, nearly 21 million attendances were recorded at Accident and Emergency departments throughout the NHS.  Of these, over 5,000…


Posted on 2nd November 2018

Spectator Sports and public safety

At the end of September the Ryder Cup took place in Paris. Aside from Europe’s success the news has been full of an incident which occurred…


Posted on 25th October 2018

Lower drink driving limit = less accidents in Scotland?

In December 2014, the drink driving limit in Scotland was lowered to 50mg per 100ml of blood breaking away from the 80mg limit which…


Posted on 15th October 2018

"Time isn't the main thing. It's the only thing." Miles Davis

A recent decision in the Court of Session underlines the importance of adhering to the statutory time limits in raising personal injury…


Posted on 9th October 2018

Prevention better than cure

Spare a thought for safety this Injury Prevention Day as our children return to school and nursery. With many children returning to school…


Posted on 15th August 2018

Dennis the Menace & Gnasher – A personal injury claim waiting to happen?

The Beano is 80 years old and celebrations are in full swing.  Being based in the Beano’s home of Dundee, it is hard to ignore the iconic…


Posted on 3rd August 2018

Blown out of proportion?

There have been calls from some MPs to have a temporary ban on the use of inflatables in public areas following the recent tragedy of a…


Posted on 27th July 2018

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