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Postal Worker Bags £16,000 In Workplace Injury Claim

Time icon 17 August 2017 | Person icon Ruth Magee

Workplace injury results in substantial settlement for Royal Mail worker. Read how Simpson Millar won a client £16,000 compensation for an overweight mail bag.

Workplace Accident Victim Settles For Five-Figure Sum

Time icon 17 August 2017 | Person icon Ruth Magee

A workplace accident led to a Personal Injury claim for one Simpson Millar client. How did the misuse of work equipment result in a five-figure payout?

Are Zoos Safe For Staff And Visitors?

Time icon 17 August 2017 | Person icon Anna Thompson

Are zoos safe enough for workers and visitors alike? Anna Thompson investigates cases of escaped animals and keepers in danger

Dangerous jobs in the UK

Time icon 28 July 2017 | Person icon Christopher Lewis

Long hours, air pollution and toxic chemicals are putting workers at risk. Does your career choice put you at risk?

How To Help Someone With An Invisible Disability

Time icon 25 July 2017 | Person icon Anna Thompson

Anna Thompson, Personal Injury solicitor, provides advice on how to help those with an invisible disability you can't physically see

Botox Treatments And Concerns Of Illegal Practice

Time icon 24 July 2017 | Person icon Emma Bottomley

How can you know that your Botox treatment will be legal and safe? Our Emma Bottomley answers common questions.

Gym Accidents: FAQ

Time icon 20 July 2017 | Person icon Ruth Magee

What happens if you suffer an accident at the gym and it wasn't your fault? We at Simpson Millar have you covered.

Child Safety Over The Summer Holidays

Time icon 14 July 2017 | Person icon Melanie Burden

The children are off school for six weeks. What can do to keep your child safe when they're off exploring the great outdoors?

Two Times Wimbledon Winner To Make Surprise Return

Time icon 30 June 2017 | Person icon Melanie Burden

Intense multi-disciplinary approach allows Petrov Kvitova to make a return to Wimbledon 2017

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.



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