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Root cause analysis reports and serious incident reports: what are they and can I challenge one?

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Incident reports are intended to establish the causes and contributory factors of a death or other avoidable event. For this reason they are very important, and something that should be taken very seriously by the trust or organisation completing them.

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What is the discount rate, and what does the latest change mean for personal injury claimants?

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With today’s announcement that the discount rate will change to minus 0.25%, we give you a quick explainer as to what it is and what the change means for claimants.

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The Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme – fit for purpose?

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Jennifer Seavor, Senior Associate and specialist mesothelioma claims solicitor, looks at the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) which was introduced in 2014 and asks whether after four years more needs to be done.

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Cannabis oil – is it a pain control option for mesothelioma sufferers?

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Jennifer Seavor from our specialist mesothelioma claims team takes a look at the growing interest in cannabis oil as a pain control option for cancer patients and asks whether this is something mesothelioma sufferers should look in to.

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Fresh hope for those in need of organ transplant – how drones can make transporting live organs safer and more affordable

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Following news that a live organ has been successfully delivered for transplant, our team takes a look at how this tech has been brought about, and what it means in law.

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Is head injury being taken seriously in sport?

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Head injuries have too often been considered a necessary risk in sports such as football and rugby. But with the alarming scenes of Jan Vertonghen’s head injury during Tottenham’s Champions league semi-final, and the damning report from the Rugby Football Union and it’s focus on head injury, is it time to ask what more can be done to improve prevention, reporting, and treatment?

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Are drones the answer to the UK’s pothole problem?

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Drones can be used for filming, as a delivery method, and even to replace fireworks – but could they solve the pothole problem on our roads? Our Personal Injury team takes a look.

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Growing the New You – four themes from the Recolo conference on brain injury rehabilitation

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The recent Recolo conference was a chance for those in the neurorehabilitation community to come together and learn more about the latest trends and themes in this specialist area. Here’s four things our brain injury team picked up on.

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Time for change? A new report on brain injury and neurorehabilitation

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Charlotte Webb, a solicitor in our Personal Injury team, explains why a new report from an All Party Parliamentary Group is an important step for neurorehabilitation.

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The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 – six months on, is it fit for purpose?

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We are now six months on from the introduction of the new statutory liability for driverless vehicles. Here, Rachel Jones gives a reminder of the Act’s key components, and an update on how technology is marching on.

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Cow attacks: what are the odds?

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Richard Brooks, partner in our Personal Injury team, helps you to understand the likelihood of a cow attack, how you might be able to avoid one, and what you can do if you are unfortunate enough to have been victim to one.

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Is amputation the answer for CRPS sufferers?

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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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