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When roads attack. “Potzilla” claims 20 victims in Laurencekirk.

Burt, it's under the ground! It's an underground monster!”  I admit, I’m mixing my monster movies here, but it’s hard…

Posted on 7th March 2018

Licence to Claim

A highly-regarded director is suing the makers of James Bond for £2.5million after he suffered “career-ending injuries…

Posted on 16th March 2018

Don’t let food poisoning ruin the butterflies in your stomach this Valentine’s Day.

According to National Archives every year around 1 million Brits are unlucky enough…

Posted on 15th February 2018

You wouldn’t perform your own surgery, so why make your own personal injury claim?

“I once performed my own brain surgery and it all went swimmingly well” said no-one . . . ever.

We all know there are times you…

Posted on 18th January 2018

Glass Half Full?

5 December 2017 marks the third anniversary of the reduction of the legal drink-driving limits in Scotland.

The change meant a…

Posted on 1st December 2017

Road Safety – When Being Average Brings the Best Results

Although the national road safety charity Brake’s Road Safety Week 2017 is now at an end, it is still vital to keep their message and…

Posted on 29th November 2017

Winter is Coming...

The risks of tripping and slipping increases hugely during the winter months, as icy conditions make pathways and roads a treacherous…

Posted on 28th November 2017

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 23rd November 2017

Record fine for Alton Towers Health and Safety Failings

Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd has been fined a potentially record breaking fine of £5 Million after admitting to Health and Safety…

Posted on 27th September 2017

A quick change of gear?

The Department of Transport have announced their plans to review the law regarding dangerous cyclists.

Their announcement…

Posted on 27th September 2017

Having fun and staying safe at UK Theme Parks

Whilst the Scottish school holidays are winding down, the English summer holidays are still in full flow making August one of the…

Posted on 11th August 2017

Sun, Sea and Secondary Gastroenteritis

New figures reveal a sharp increase in holiday sickness related claims. Personal Injury specialist, Richard Poole discusses the rise in…

Posted on 3rd August 2017

Once Bitten

The law is fairly clear cut when it comes to criminal prosecution for dog attacks but is it as straightforward for civil actions? If…

Posted on 9th February 2017

Dundee Sheriff Court Hosts Lawyers of the Future

Children from primary schools around Tayside convene at Dundee Sheriff Court to hear the case of Talk and Text v Mrs Norah Telfer in a…

Posted on 19th January 2017

Why Admiral wants to have a 'poke about' your social life

Personal Injury Associate Richard Poole considers the latest attempt by the insurance industry to cut costs – but at what price?

Posted on 4th November 2016

Scottish Government seeks to remove time-bar for childhood abuse victims

The nature of childhood abuse is that it is very difficult for the victim to come forward and speak about it. Publicity surrounding high…

Posted on 17th March 2016

Stepping Out Pedestrian Road Traffic Accidents

New statistics show a 1% increase in pedestrians killed or seriously injured on Great Britain’s roads compared to the previous year.…

Posted on 14th April 2015

Thorntons adds new partner following New Year promotions

Leading Scottish law firm, Thorntons, has increased its number of partners following an internal promotion.
Thorntons appoints new…

Posted on 16th January 2015

National Accident Helpline launches Scottish solicitor panel

New Scottish solicitor panel set up with Personal Injury specialists Digby Brown and Thorntons
National Accident Helpline, the UK'…

Posted on 28th July 2014

Sainsbury's Introduce High-Tech HGV's

Personal Injury Associate, Caroline Kelly, Welcomes Sainsbury introduction of new HGV's in London to help stop the rising number of…

Posted on 27th July 2014

Thorntons supports Dundee's brain injury forum

Thorntons are pleased to sponsor the Scottish Head Injury Forum in Dundee. A leading Tayside law firm has announced it will be the…

Posted on 30th May 2014