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5 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Are diagnostic chatbots the future of primary care, or potentially dangerous?

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Ben Lees takes a look at whether new AI technology will relieve the pressure on the NHS and GPs, or potentially pose real danger to patient safety.

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6 March 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury, PI Tech

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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20 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion, PI Tech

The new tech which could save thousands of lives: a rapid test for sepsis

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Sinead Coulson from our medical negligence team explains how a new rapid test for sepsis could save thousands of people’s lives in the UK.

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13 February 2019 2 Comments Posted in Personal Injury, PI Tech

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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7 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Arise, take up thy bed and walk – EES, a miracle cure for the spinally injured? Not quite, yet

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Simon Elliman, spinal injury specialist at Royds Withy King, explores the story of a new technology which has enabled patients with severe spinal injuries to walk again.

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8 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury, PI Tech

Smart motorways – are they really as smart as they claim to be?

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How safe would you feel stranded in a broken down vehicle, or attending an emergency, on a motorway with no hard shoulder?

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16 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury, PI Tech

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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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

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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21 March 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

Self-driving Uber fatality – technological progress meets the same old excuses

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As the news broke of a 49-year-old lady being struck and killed by an Uber driverless car in Arizona, it dawned on the world that this is the first fatality involving a pedestrian and a driverless car. But whilst this moment is a tragic landmark in both technology and the law, the reaction to Ms Herzberg’s death is sadly familiar.

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