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Action for Brain Injury Week

This week is Action for Brain Injury Week. The purpose of this is to raise awareness of brain injury. Having dealt with those who have…


Posted on 15th May 2020

Injured on a bus – what should I do?

A question I am often asked is “What do I do after being injured on a bus?” I will try to give you some key pointers if you are…


Posted on 25th March 2020

International Winter Bike to Work Day

This year, Valentines Day is also International Winter Bike to Work Day and encourages everyone to ditch the car and get on your bikes. …


Posted on 14th February 2020

Should a Personal Injury Lawyer Care about Care Costs?

I will be watching with interest the outcome of the Mencap and Shannon appeals, which are being heard by the Supreme Court this week (…


Posted on 13th February 2020

Walk This Way?

It’s a familiar sight.  You’re walking down the street and someone is walking towards you, staring at their phone and not paying the…


Posted on 7th February 2020

What effect will Brexit have on health and safety at work?

Narrow though the victory was and although views may have changed, today we leave the European Union at 11pm and enter an 11 month…


Posted on 31st January 2020

Unstable Furniture – Is Ikea to Blame?

We recently saw the announcement of what is reported to be the largest wrongful death settlements in US history. The case focussed on the…


Posted on 28th January 2020

To Sue or Not After Medical Negligence

I often see comments on social media suggesting that someone should not sue the NHS, even if someone has been left with long term injuries…


Posted on 23rd January 2020

The Aftermath of the Tsunami

The legal aftermath of M&Ds ‘Scotland’s Theme Park’ Tsunami rollercoaster accident in July 2016 appears to have now come to an end over…


Posted on 10th December 2019

The Blackest Day of the year

At risk of sounding like Ebenezer Scrooge and spoiling the early festive cheer for the 52% of us who are expected to take advantage of the…


Posted on 29th November 2019

Pothole Pete – The world’s newest superhero?

Edinburgh Evening News has revealed “Pothole Pete”, a 12” tall garden gnome as the unlikely hero to put pressure on Edinburgh City Council…


Posted on 4th November 2019

Fireworks – something to bang on about?

Autumn is not my favourite time of year; it’s cold, dark and wet. Yet one of the days I look forward to every year is Bonfire night and the…


Posted on 30th October 2019

HSE Releases Annual Report on Health & Safety at Work

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published its latest annual report on health and safety at work for 2018/2019. When compared to…


Posted on 30th October 2019

Safety Matters as Clocks Change

It’s the time of year when the clocks fall back, giving everyone an extra hour in bed. Drivers will however have to adjust to driving in…


Posted on 25th October 2019

Call for More Research after Study Reveals link between former footballers and Alzheimer’s Disease

Research from Glasgow University has revealed an increased risk of dementia amongst former professional footballers. The study, led by…


Posted on 24th October 2019

How to ‘Conker’ Health and Safety Myths

With the World Conker Championships 2019 taking place in Northamptonshire this Sunday the 13 October, closely followed by the Scottish…


Posted on 11th October 2019

World Cerebal Palsy Day 6 October 2019

Today is World Cerebal Palsy Day. Cerebal Palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood (over 17 million people live with this…


Posted on 6th October 2019

HSE Releases Quarterly Update on Fatal Injuries

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published its latest quarterly update for fatal injuries to workers and members of the public in…


Posted on 27th September 2019

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

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