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Allergy deaths – the importance of correct food labelling

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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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Baby Loss Awareness Week – why our team will be supporting it, and how you can too

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This week marks the 16th Baby Loss Awareness Week, which aims to break the silence about baby loss and provides an opportunity to commemorate and remember babies who have died, either during pregnancy or in their first weeks and months of life.

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Is cosmetic surgery being trivialised by celebrity culture?

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As cosmetic surgery becomes a topic of everyday conversation, highly popular shows like Love Island and The Only Way is Essex have been criticised for popularising and trivialising cosmetic surgery. It is common place to see advertisements on the TV and celebrities discussing the latest procedures, but is this trivialising what are complex and potentially risky procedures?

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Restrictions on use when owning a Leasehold Property

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Owning a leasehold property can be a very complex and daunting venture both for the inexperienced and the most experienced of property owners. Failure to comply with any restrictive covenants contained within a lease can lead to avoidable and unfortunate repercussions due to the leaseholder not fulfilling their obligations.

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Will the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) replace doctors in London hospitals?

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A scary thought, and one that could become a reality. Or is it something to feel positive about? Ben Lees takes a look at the pros and cons of AI-run hospitals.

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What you need to know about the Civil Liability Bill – an assault on injured people’s access to justice

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The legal landscape is evolving as a direct result of our Government’s legal reforms. Further changes, although currently delayed, are on the horizon for Personal Injury law, but the implications will be felt by many. These changes will be disastrous, and the public’s path to justice will not be an easy one.

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Brain injury and social interaction – five things people can struggle with

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Stuart Brazington, head of Royds Withy King’s brain injury team, explains five difficulties he has noticed that commonly occur amongst brain-injured individuals.

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Botox with your shopping? – Superdrug is setting a potentially dangerous precedent

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In an interesting turn of events, the high street cosmetic store Superdrug has announced that they are going to be offering a new ‘Skin Renew Service’ in some stores. Concerns have been raised about the safety and oversight of such treatments.

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Once again, frontline staff are blamed for institutional failings in the NHS – it has to stop

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As a leaked, and now published, report reveals how a hospital’s internal politics and culture put the lives of patients in jeopardy, Ben Lees highlights the importance of proper oversight and the need for the NHS to learn from its mistakes.

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Have you sorted your offshore tax matters? Act now before it’s too late.

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The deadline of September 30, to resolve any issues with UK tax filings in relation to offshore matters or transfers, is fast approaching. A failure to correct any non-compliance may result in stringent new penalties.

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Dozens of additional concerning cases identified at scandal-hit NHS maternity unit

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On 31 August 2018 the Health Service Journal revealed that many more cases of concerning care have been uncovered at the NHS maternity service, which is already under investigation for 23 other cases where families have been failed.

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What is ‘contributory negligence’? Why cyclists (and motorists) should know the law in the event of an accident

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You won’t have to read too many cycling case law reports before you come across the term ‘contributory negligence’. If you have been involved in a cycling accident, you may already be familiar with your legal team talking to you about ‘contrib’ – the shorthand for contributory negligence.

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