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Care Home Negligence Claims

Placing an elderly or vulnerable loved one into a care home is never a decision taken lightly and is often a last resort. The health and…


Posted on 4th September 2020

Training our hygiene habits post lockdown

With gyms and swimming pools in Scotland set to re-open on Monday 31 August (a few weeks earlier than the original planned re-opening on 14…


Posted on 28th August 2020

Stay-safe-cation!

After more than 4 months of lockdown things are slowly starting to return to normal and instead of jet setting abroad many more people are…


Posted on 13th August 2020

The importance of instructing an expert injury lawyer

Selecting the right lawyer at the start of a personal injury case is the single most important thing you can do to influence the outcome of…


Posted on 15th July 2020

From Close Pass to Safe Pass

With more people taking to their bikes as a means of exercise and transport during lockdown, I was heartened to see that Operation Close…


Posted on 9th July 2020

Coronavirus and Care Homes

Through out the Coronavirus pandemic, care homes have frequently found themselves at the centre of media attention. This is mainly a result…


Posted on 3rd July 2020

Progressing Personal Injury Cases during the pandemic

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic,  access to compensation for injured parties has been inhibited by the Scottish courts.  For…


Posted on 19th June 2020

Death in Service Payment for Social Care Workers

Towards the end of last month the Scottish Health Secretary, Jeane Freeman, announced that a death in service payment is to be introduced…


Posted on 18th June 2020

Road Improvements needed for cyclists

Bike Week is taking place between 6 to 14 June 2020.  The aim of the campaign is to promote fitness as cycling is a great way to keep…


Posted on 12th June 2020

Personal Injury: Can I claim loss of earnings when I’m self-employed?

We are often asked by those looking to claim compensation for personal injury whether they can claim for loss of earnings where they were…


Posted on 5th June 2020

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

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