How technology can change the way we view personal injury

Find out more about how technology can help injured individuals with rehabilitation and ensure injury is avoided, as well as the complex legal issues that technology may pose to those in the field of personal injury and medical negligence.

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Avoidance

Technology has the ability to help people avoid injury altogether, if used correctly.

In this section, we have pulled together all our team’s knowledge on areas of tech and the law which could help to prevent injury.

Could new e-sepsis tech reduce levels of misdiagno...

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating the success of their new e-sepsis tool, a digital too...

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Could a nanovaccine provide a cure for cancer?

Rosie Hodgetts, a specialist in claims involving cancer misdiagnosis, takes a look at a new technological development which could help ...

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Fresh hope for those in need of organ transplant -...

Following news that a live organ has been successfully delivered for transplant, our team takes a look at how this tech has been brough...

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Is head injury being taken seriously in sport?

Head injuries have too often been considered a necessary risk in sports such as football and rugby. But with the alarming scenes of Jan...

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Should artificial intelligence dictate how healthc...

It is no secret that health services in the UK are under enormous pressure. We regularly hear how hospital departments are struggling t...

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Are drones the answer to the UK’s pothole proble...

Drones can be used for filming, as a delivery method, and even to replace fireworks - but could they solve the pothole problem on our r...

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The new tech which could save thousands of lives: ...

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

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The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 - six...

We are now six months on from the introduction of the new statutory liability for driverless vehicles. Here, Rachel Jones gives a remin...

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Drone displays could replace firework shows – bu...

Drones are often cited as a revolutionary technology, offering many new ways to approach established activities, but with talk that the...

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Causation

Unfortunately, technology also has the ability to cause injury.

Here our team covers topics where tech could cause injury and what this means for people who are looking to make a claim.

Alexa, will you be my next doctor?

With news that Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will link up with the NHS to answer people's health queries, Ainara Diaz from our Medical...

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A closer look at retinal stem cells - a potential ...

Joachim Stanley asks whether stem cells could present an exciting new cure for retinal diseases, or if they might just be a new way for...

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Should artificial intelligence dictate how healthc...

It is no secret that health services in the UK are under enormous pressure. We regularly hear how hospital departments are struggling t...

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Are diagnostic chatbots the future of primary care...

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 pat...

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The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 - six...

We are now six months on from the introduction of the new statutory liability for driverless vehicles. Here, Rachel Jones gives a remin...

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Smart motorways – are they really as smart as th...

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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Driverless cars are a game-changer. Is the law kee...

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 futuris...

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Self-driving Uber fatality – technological progr...

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 ...

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Rehabilitation

One benefit of technology is that it can help people do things they might not otherwise. This is why it’s such a boon for the rehabilitation sector.

Here our team investigates ways in which technology can be used to help people who have suffered an injury.

What if fingers cannot be re-attached? How prosthe...

Recent news that a man may regain the full use of his hand after severing most of it in an accident demonstrates how amazing modern med...

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Arise, take up thy bed and walk - EES, a miracle c...

Simon Elliman, spinal injury specialist at Royds Withy King, explores the story of a new technology which has enabled patients with se...

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