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Can Bedsores (pressure sores) lead to a Personal Injury Claim?

Can Bedsores (pressure sores) lead to a Personal Injury Claim?

Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are painful and often preventable injuries that can occur when someone remains in the same position for an extended period. In cases where negligence or inadequate care contributes to the development of bedsores, victims may have grounds to file a personal injury claim.

The Bumpy Road Ahead: Understanding Personal Injury Claims Due to Pothole Accidents in the UK

The Bumpy Road Ahead: Understanding Personal Injury Claims Due to Pothole Accidents in the UK

Potholes can wreak havoc on vehicles and, more alarmingly, pose a serious risk to pedestrians and cyclists. Could you claim compensation for injury due to a pothole accident through a personal injury claim?

Can dashcam footage be used in personal injury claims?

Can dashcam footage be used in personal injury claims?

It is estimated that around a quarter of drivers now have a dashcam fitted in their vehicle to bolster personal safety and to provide additional proof if an accident occurs, but while the technology can capture footage of dangerous or careless driving, can the evidence really stand up in court if the worst were to happen?

Personal Injury - Making a Claim

Personal Injury - Making a Claim

A personal injury can occur at work, in a public place, on holiday, during a sporting activity or from a failure of medical services, and could have a dramatic effect upon you and anyone close to you. Take a look at our useful guide on how to make a claim.

Accidents at Work Advice

Accidents at Work Advice

Our Personal Injury specialist Sarah Sadler discusses what employers must to do keep their staff safe, as well as what an employee can do if they suffer an accident while at work.

Where can you legally use Electric Scooters, Micro Bikes, and Quad Bikes?

Where can you legally use Electric Scooters, Micro Bikes, and Quad Bikes?

With the UK experiencing good weather in the spring and summer, many people want to use this opportunity to get outside in new and exciting ways. If you own an electric scooter, quad bike or similar mode of transportation, it’s important to understand the rules and your obligations. In this article, we set out how and where you can legally use these types of vehicles.

Worrying statistics unveiled in latest ONS report on child sexual abuse

Worrying statistics unveiled in latest ONS report on child sexual abuse

Banner Jones launches legal clinic in support of Derbyshire charity SAIL

Lawyers to pursue claim against NHS following Aston Hall Abuse report

Derbyshire Lawyers acting on behalf of former patients of the Aston Hall children’s hospital which is at the centre of an investigation relating to historical abuse by a doctor have said they will be pursuing a claim against the NHS on behalf of those affected.

Patients have a right to all relevant information

A woman has won damages in a medical negligence claim on behalf of her son for injuries sustained at his birth. The case centred around a doctor’s duty to take reasonable care to ensure that patients are aware of any material risks involved in any recommended treatment and also of any reasonable alternative or variant treatments.
Winter Driving Tips for Motorists in Sheffield

Winter Driving Tips for Motorists in Sheffield

It is essential to be prepared for the ever-changing driving conditions. Breakdowns and accidents are more common in the winter when road conditions are challenging. Our personal injury specialists in Sheffield have compiled a list of useful tips to help keep you safe when driving during the winter months.

Reforms to compensation payouts

Reforms to compensation payouts

Measures to change the way compensation pay-outs are calculated by the courts have been unveiled by Lord Chancellor David Lidington. Simon Wright said, “The announcement is welcome and follows a pledge made by Ministers in February to consult on whether there was a fairer way to set the “discount rate” in future.

Crackdown on fake holiday sickness firms

Crackdown on fake holiday sickness firms

The Government is finally stepping in to tackle the sickness claims culture which is not only damaging Britain’s reputation overseas and could also be driving up holiday costs. [Partner’s Name], a partner in local law firm [firm’s name] said, “A system to control costs already exists for most personal injury claims in England and Wales, but a loophole is being exploited in foreign holiday claims”.

Director not liable to employee

Director not liable to employee

What happens when the company being sued by an employee for damages for injuries sustained at work goes into liquidation?

Work Related Illness

Work Related Illness

Take a look at our infographic that explains your options, should you have acquired a work related illness.

Insurance Premiums to fall as new whiplash injury rules are introduced

Insurance Premiums to fall as new whiplash injury rules are introduced

Motorists could see £1 billion a year back in their pockets thanks to new government measures to drive out fraudulent whiplash claims.

Accidents at Work in the UK - Recent Statistics

Accidents at Work in the UK - Recent Statistics

Over the past 10 years, injuries in the workplace have drastically reduced. However, this doesn't mean they don't still happen. Find the most up to date statistics and read about the most common causes of accidents in the workplace with our handy infographic.

Birth Injury- The patient’s right to information

Birth Injury- The patient’s right to information

A woman recently won damages on behalf of her son for injuries sustained at his birth as a result of the alleged negligence of a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.