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TV Doctor Calls For Prescription Overhaul For Chronic Pain

27 September 2016 | Anna Thompson

A BBC documentary is attempting to tackle overmedication, as a TV doctor attempts a multi-disciplinary approach to treating chronic pain

Dog Causes Personal Injury And £16,000 Settlement For Postal Worker

27 September 2016 | Ruth Magee

Find out how we helped a postal worker recover from their injuries after they fell and suffered an injury while running from a dangerous dog

Staying Safe Around Sharp Tools In The Garden

13 September 2016 | Claire Roantree

As part of Simpson Millars garden safety campaign, we share some key safety tips for sharp gardening tools.

Horrific Accident Prompts Warning Of Bio-Ethanol Burners

7 September 2016 | Claire Roantree

After dealing with a compensation case for severe burns, Simpson Millar LLP issue a stark warning of popular bio-ethanol burners.

Study Suggests Virtual Reality Technology Could Help Relieve Chronic Pain

7 September 2016 | Lisa Wright

Legal Executive Lisa Wright at Simpson Millar responds to a recent study that showed that virtual reality headsets could be used to deal with chronic pain.

Virtual Reality Technology Helps Paraplegics Feel Their Legs

23 August 2016 | David Erwin

Simpson Millars Partner in Serious Personal Injury comments on research that shows technology could help the rehabilitation process for serious injuries

The Blood, Sweat And Fractures Of Rio 2016

16 August 2016 | Anna Thompson

A wave of devastating injuries, both in events and training, has led to questions over competitor safety at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Golf Spectator Needs Stitches After Being Injured By A Golf Ball

15 August 2016 | Kimberley Jackson

With the success of champion Jimmy Walker in the recent PGA and golfing season, Simpson Millar considers the serious consequences of golf ball injuries

RSPCA Claim Dangerous Dogs Act Fails To Keep People Safe

12 August 2016 | Jonathan Thursby

On the 25th anniversary of the Dangerous Dogs Act RSPCA have criticised the legislation – two personal injury lawyers evaluate the law of dog bites

National Road Victim Month: Remembering Victims Of Road Traffic Accidents

10 August 2016 | Vashti Norman

August marks National Road Victim Month in the UK, Solicitor Vashti Norman explains the poignancy of the month and outlines key safety concerns on the road

Accident At Sixth Form Leaves Pupil With Serious Brain Injury

9 August 2016 | Jonathan Grundy

What happens when an accident occurs in an environment that is designed to help and protect our children?

Petrol Station Fall Leads To Compensation Claim

9 August 2016 | Jonathan Thursby

Petrol stations have a duty of care to their customers to ensure they remain safe while on the premises, but what happens when they dont fulfil this duty?

Dangerous Animals On The Prowl

8 August 2016 | Lisa Wright

Lisa Wright, a Personal Injury Lawyer specialising in animal injuries, examines the rise in dangerous animal ownership throughout the UK.

When Adventure Sports Go Wrong

8 August 2016 | Ruth Magee

Following multiple news stories of adventure sports resulting in serious injury, Associate Solicitor Ruth Magee explains the dangers of adventure sports.

Sports Star's Knee Injury Highlights Debilitating Nature Of Ligament Damage

5 August 2016 | Melanie Burden

Melanie Burden – Head of General Personal Injury – discusses how debilitating a knee injury can be to victims.

The Danger of Lyme Disease in the Workplace

3 August 2016 | Adrian Fawden

The Irish Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned of the risks from Lyme disease faced by people undertaking outdoor activities.

Homeowners Unaware Of Safety Obligation To Visitors

2 August 2016 | Ruth Magee

Many are unaware of the legal obligation they have to all visitors to their property to ensure they are kept safe for the purposes of their visit.

Helping Deliver Justice For All

1 August 2016 | Jonathan Grundy

When it comes to compensation claims following an accident, the most vulnerable in our society can be ignored and their access to justice can be blocked.

Rogue School Head Secretly Filmed Pupils & Staff In Toilet

25 July 2016 | Phillip Gower

A case at Bristol Crown Court revealed that a primary school Head Teacher secretly filmed pupils and staff in the school toilets using a covert spy pen.

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