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Alternative Treatment to Pain Management

Time icon 21 June 2017 | Person icon Anna Thompson

Personal Injury Solicitor, Anna Thompson, explores alternative chronic pain treatments.

Cycling Accidents On The Increase

Time icon 20 June 2017 | Person icon Anna Thompson

Cyclist safety on the roads has hit the headlines again. What are the dangers facing cyclists in the UK today?

Why Legal Representation Is Essential For Amputees

Time icon 14 June 2017 | Person icon Anna Thompson

Bionic hands are being trialled for NHS rollout, but current costs price the majority of amputees out the market. We look at the value of legal representation.

Top Tips For Staying Safe At Music Festivals

Time icon 12 June 2017 | Person icon Maeve McCusker

Keep safe at music festivals this summer by following our top tips.

Have You Suffered A Back Injury From Lifting At Work?

Time icon 9 June 2017 | Person icon Ruth Magee

After a client suffered a back injury at work, a Personal Injury lawyer explains how serious such injuries can be and how she helped her client claim compensation

Studies Reveal Chronic Pain Patient Characteristics

Time icon 31 May 2017 | Person icon Melanie Burden

Melanie Burden, Head of Simpson Millar's Personal Injury department and chronic pain expert, analyses some recent chronic pain studies

Can Coffee Replace Paracetamol And Ibuprofen For Pain Relief?

Time icon 31 May 2017 | Person icon Melanie Burden

A recent study found that caffeine and sleep were more effective than over-the-counter painkillers. Lawyer, Melanie Burden discusses the help compensation could also provide.

Glass Found In Chicken Tikka Chunks

Time icon 23 May 2017 | Person icon Dawn Rose

Retailer, SPAR, issued a recall on their Chicken Tikka Chunks after finding glass in the packs. Dawn Rose discusses when a claim is possible.

Cycling Personal Injury Claim Questions and Answers

Time icon 23 May 2017 | Person icon Anna Thompson

As incidents of serious injury to cyclists on the road increase, we answer your questions about claiming compensation for an accident that wasn't your fault.

The Rise of Coin Throwing Incidents in Football

Time icon 27 April 2017 | Person icon Jonathan Grundy

As part of Brain Injury Awareness month expert lawyer Melanie Burden of Simpson Millar takes the opportunity to highlight dangers posed by coin throwing.

Slip On Wet Floor Causes Long-Term Complications

Time icon 13 March 2017 | Person icon Jonathan Thursby

A Personal Injury Solicitor explains a case that saw a client claim compensation after she fractured her hip on a wet floor

Have You Suffered A Dog Bite?

Time icon 13 March 2017 | Person icon Ruth Magee

After a Postman suffered a dog bite while delivering mail, the Personal Injury team at Simpson Millar were able to help him claim compensation

Poor Equipment Causes Injury To Royal Mail Worker

Time icon 10 March 2017 | Person icon Ruth Magee

Personal Injury specialist Ruth Magee explains how she gained compensation for a Royal Mail employee after a defective bicycle caused an injury

Overdue Compensation Changes Set To Ensure Injury Sufferers Receive Fair Settlements

Time icon 9 March 2017 | Person icon Jonathan Thursby

The discount rate applied to compensation payments is set to change, find out what this could mean for claimants and for the cost of insurance premiums

Train Station Trip Causes Permanent Scarring & Soft Tissue Injuries

Time icon 22 February 2017 | Person icon Jonathan Thursby

Our client suffered a serious personal injury when he tripped at Slough train station, find out how we helped him made a claim against the negligent occupier

Can I Be Sued By A Delivery Driver?

Time icon 16 February 2017 | Person icon Dawn Rose

If a delivery driver, postal worker or tradesman is injured accessing your property, can they sue you?

Is Your Furniture Safe For Children?

Time icon 23 January 2017 | Person icon Nicola Duff

With widespread reports that furniture is causing children serious injury and harm, a Personal Injury solicitor explains how you can make sure your home is safe

Serious Injury Results In £2.2m Fine For Retailer

Time icon 13 January 2017 | Person icon Nicola Duff

Reacting to a large national retailer being fined £2.2m for a health and safety breach, a personal injury solicitor explains how compensation can help after an accident at work

Unsafe Steps Result In Long-Term Loss Of Amenity

Time icon 22 December 2016 | Person icon Jonathan Thursby

After a client fell on a step that was in a poor state of repair, one of Simpson Millars personal injury solicitors sought compensation for lost amenity

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