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29 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

What if fingers cannot be re-attached? How prosthetics tech helps those who have experienced injury to their hands

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Recent news that a man may regain the full use of his hand after severing most of it in an accident demonstrates how amazing modern medicine can be, but what happens when fingers can’t be re-attached?

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22 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

How we helped secure over £1.64 million for a CRPS claimant whose life was changed by a car accident

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After Caroline’s (we have changed our client’s name to protect her confidentiality) life was changed by a car accident which caused her to develop CRPS, our team helped her to get the rehabilitation she needed as well as significant compensation …

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21 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Is amputation the answer for CRPS sufferers?

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Amputated leg being bandaged

Many people who experience CRPS might think their only way to relieve the pain once and for all is to remove the affected limb (or limbs). Is this the right course of action though? Louise Hart, specialist CRPS solicitor, helps you to understand the current thinking from both a practitioners’ and patients’ perspective.

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26 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

A Big Week for CRPS

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November is a big month for CRPS. At the beginning of the month it was Colour the World Orange day, an annual event where people all over the world dress in orange to try and help raise awareness of CRPS. This week is even bigger, with two events in London taking place. Our CRPS specialist, Louise Hart, is attending one of the events to help raise awareness of this condition herself.

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10 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Allergy deaths – the importance of correct food labelling

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royds withy king food labels

Louise Hart, who heads up our personal injury team in Bath, tells us about the importance of correct food labelling, as illustrated by the recent allergy deaths seen in the news.

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12 April 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Approximately 17,000 people develop CRPS each year: why is it still so poorly understood?

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If you turned your TV to Channel 5 News last week, you might have seen a story about CRPS. To many this will have seemed totally new, but sadly for many people CRPS is something they’ve had to live with for a long time, and without much sympathy or even recognition that the condition is “real”.

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15 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in News, Personal Injury

Our Bath office helps to colour the world orange

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Partners and staff from our Bath offices put on their best orange outfits and took part in an orange-themed bake off and cake sale to show their support for a global awareness campaign organised locally by CRPS UK, the country’s first charity to raise awareness and provide support to people suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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6 November 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Why all the orange? Royds Withy King employees get garish for charity

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On Monday 6th November 2017, people from all over the world were donning their orange finery in support of people with one of the most debilitating conditions, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

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26 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Busy month in CRPS – team dons best orange gear and supports adolescent sufferers

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Louise Hart explains why Royds Withy King staff will soon be donning their best orange clothing, and how they are offering a helping hand to younger sufferers.

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19 September 2017 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Will I have to go to court? – what you need to know when making a compensation claim

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With rules that stipulate parties must attempt to settle a claim out of court, and with high costs associated with going to trial, it is in both parties’ interests to do all they can to negotiate a settlement before the final court hearing.

Therefore it’s increasingly unlikely that a case will go to trial. However, it’s not unheard of.

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2 August 2017 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

CRPS and understanding pain: what can you do to help you?

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Richmond Stace gives a CRPS presentation at Royds Withy King, Bath

Specialist pain physiotherapist and Trustee for CRPS-UK, Richmond Stace, gave up an afternoon from his busy schedule to visit Royds Withy King’s offices and advise a room full of CRPS sufferers on how to help themselves better understand and manage their pain.

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2 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Man receives £785,000 out of court settlement after defective saw severs fingers and damages hand

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The Claimant, a 29 year old man received £785,000.00 for the personal injuries sustained whilst operating a defective saw which kicked back causing his left hand to be taken in towards the blade of the saw, causing him to sustain an amputation of his left hand below the level of his little and ring finger and sustain extensive injuries to his middle and index finger.

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