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22 May 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Court of Appeal Judgement: Philip Hide v Jockey Club Racecourses

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The Court of Appeal has today ruled in favour of former jockey turned trainer, Philip Hide, awarding him £58k compensation for injuries sustained during a race at Cheltenham in 2006. The ruling overturns the decision at Oxford County Court in …

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20 December 2012 0 Comments Posted in News

Onus on farmers to prevent animal accidents

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Cows and humans usually get along very nicely, but sometimes accidents happen. A number of cow-trampling stories have made the headlines recently prompting the question, who is responsible? As farmers and landowners will know, the onus is on them to …

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9 April 2012 0 Comments Posted in News

When the risk is all yours

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Riders must take responsibility for their injuries when they get on a horse. This is the message from the Court of Appeal in London, after a compensation claim from a woman who suffered severe injuries to her face after a …

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20 January 2012 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Courts less supportive of minor accident claims against local authorities

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The Courts have become less supportive of claimants with minor accident claims, sometimes referred to as “slips and trips” against local authorities.

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4 April 2011 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

‘Olympic Volunteering’

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As Olympic fever approaches, James Millar Craig and I are waiting with interest to see if we have made it to the interview stage of the volunteer programme. James has highlighted his efficient administrative and car parking skills in the hope of making it to the next phase, while I am sticking closer to my watery habitat by volunteering for work on the rowing lake.

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1 March 2011 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

‘PHI for people with ME’ by James Millar Craig – Action for ME Spring 2011 Edition

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31 August 2010 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

‘Royds vs Christies of London – The cricket match’ by James Millar Craig

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Many thanks to fellow partner Chris Hall for organising such a successful event and to all the players and supporters who were there at Imber Court in Esher a few weeks back. Especially to those supporters (such as poor Jean Pocock, one of our secretaries) who made valiant efforts to get through the M25 – getting stuck for over six hours because of an accident blockage – which also prevented some of the Christies team getting there.

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‘Living with Myalgic Encephalopathy’ – By James Millar Craig

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Whilst it is encouraging to see scientists forge ahead with a possible cure for those suffering from ME (see yesterday’s news report regarding a new study in the US connecting ME and the retrovirus) my work involves helping those who have the condition and need practical assistance now.

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