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29 June 2015 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Corporate manslaughter charge following young mum’s death

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An NHS trust is to be charged with corporate manslaughter in the first case of its kind.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has confirmed that Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust will have to face criminal charges in relation to the death of a young primary school teacher three years ago.

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26 June 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Death and injury caused by cows – what are the legal ramifications?

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Cows in the field

In May 2013, Mike Porter was tragically killed walking through a field on the edge of a village close to Bath. The inquest into his death reminds us once again about the dangers that can sometimes be posed by cows.

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29 May 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

NHS faces “unprecedented” number of clinical negligence claims

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The National Health Service is expecting to pay out an estimated £26.6billion in clinical negligence payments.

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15 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Devastated family win £400k following clinical negligence claim

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The husband and children of a woman who died after a delay in diagnosing her breast cancer have received £400,000 in damages.

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2 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Case against cancer surgeon hit by delays

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Compensation claims against a surgeon accused of carrying out unnecessary breast cancer operations have been delayed, because the specialist at the centre of the controversy is suffering psychiatric problems.

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30 January 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Lorry driver badly hurt at company depot

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Domestic freight operation firm DHL has been sentenced for safety failings after an HGV driver was run over by his own vehicle at a depot in Bedfordshire.

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19 December 2014 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Concerns over dentist spark “largest recall in NHS history”

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Hundreds of patients have been screened for blood-borne viruses after serious concerns were raised about hygiene standards at a Nottinghamshire dental practice.

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11 November 2014 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

High Court rules in favour of asbestos victims

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Plans by the Government to deduct legal fees from the damages paid out to people dying from exposure to asbestos have been ruled unlawful by the High Court.

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Equine Veterinary Negligence

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Most equine vets are well respected and enjoy a great relationship with clients but sometimes things go wrong. Can an owner sue for equine veterinary negligence if they do?

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13 February 2014 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Stable girl compensated for loss of ten teeth

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Former stable girl, Jennie, has received significant compensation for terrible facial injuries.

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4 December 2013 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Racehorse owner admits liability for horse’s dangerous behaviour

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Ms M was employed as Head Girl at a racehorse training yard. On the day of her accident, she was among the seven horse-riders who exercised horses. They were making their way back to the yard and had to go through a gate.

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7 June 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Economic pressures continue to affect racing

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Economic conditions continue to take their toll on horse racing with over half (53 per cent) of the trainers who took part in a recent poll admitting they weren’t confident about the business climate over the next six months. One-fifth …

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