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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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Driverless cars are a game-changer. Is the law keeping pace?

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As someone who uses their car on a daily basis, the thought of owning a driverless car is really exciting. They may seem like a futuristic concept but the introduction of these cars to our roads will soon be a reality.

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Purple Tuesday – an opportunity to improve shopping experiences for everyone

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Paola Cuffolo from our Personal Injury team explains why Purple Tuesday – the day dedicated to improving retail experiences for disabled customers – is an initiative which could improve shopping for everyone, as well as those with a disability.

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It’s time our military’s mesothelioma warriors were properly honoured, too

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Gravestones of unknown soldiers from the Great War

Following the Remembrance Day commemorations, Helen Childs from our specialist mesothelioma team helps us to understand how those in the armed forces with mesothelioma need to be supported.

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The risks of asbestos exposure from vintage products – and beyond

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Jennifer Seavor from our mesothelioma claims team talks about her experience of asbestos in vintage products, what she’s found out, and where else you may find the material.

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Drone displays could replace firework shows – but are they any safer?

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Drones are often cited as a revolutionary technology, offering many new ways to approach established activities, but with talk that they could replace firework shows with something safer we ask; is this necessarily going to eradicate the dangers of fireworks altogether?

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Good news for cyclists – “vulnerable” road users will be exempt from changes to the law governing personal injury claims

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Mark Hambleton gives you an update on the exemptions relating to the impending Civil Liability Bill. It’s better news for cyclists than when the Bill was first announced.

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Over £100,000 in payments secured in 7 weeks for new client who feared his mesothelioma claim couldn’t be progressed quickly

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Our specialist Industrial Diseases team, who are experts in the field of mesothelioma, demonstrate their expertise by showing how they have managed to turn around a case from another firm that seemed to be going nowhere and – in a matter of weeks – secure over £100,000 in payments to a new client.

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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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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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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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