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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.

How An Untidy Garden Ended Up Costing £2000

14 July 2016 | Gary Tierney

Did you know that as a homeowner you are legally responsible for the upkeep of your property, ensuring safe access is provided for all your visitors?

A Guide To Soft Tissue Injuries

12 July 2016 | Nicola Hardy

Nicola Hardy – Solicitor at Simpson Millar LLP – explains soft tissue injuries, an area that has come under particular scrutiny from officials

Tackling The Unfairness Of Proportionality Arguments

12 July 2016 | Rose Gibson

Rose Gibson – Partner in Complex PI – outlines the unfair nature of a legal system that unfairly discriminates against those involved in fatal accidents

The Aftermath Of Brexit – Changes To Personal Injury Claims

8 July 2016 | Jonathan Thursby

After Britains vote to leave the European Union, Jonathan Thursby, Solicitor and specialist in Multi-Track PI, follows up on his previous Brexit article.

Chilcot Report Suggests Forces Were Ill Equipped For Iraq War

7 July 2016 | Anna Thompson

Anna Thompson of Simpson Millar looks at how the Chilcot Report could help injured soldiers and families of those killed during the conflict gain justice.

The Dangers Of Medicating Chronic Pain

1 July 2016 | Melanie Burden

Melanie Burden – Chronic Pain Specialist Solicitor at Simpson Millar LLP – explores how many celebrities, crippled with chronic pain, face a daily struggle

This Is Why You Should Make A Personal Injury Claim

29 June 2016 | Carley Ross

We can suffer injuries at anytime, anywhere but no one expects to be injured on their own doorstep. Unfortunately, this happened to one of our clients.

Jack Straw Backs Ban For Soft Tissue Injury Claims

28 June 2016 | Nicola Hardy

After former Justice Secretary, Jack Straw, launched an attack on the personal injury sector, Solicitor Nicola Hardy explains how the public could lose out

Personal Injury Claims and Brexit - What Do You Need To Know

20 May 2016 | Jonathan Thursby

There are many articles available on what will happen to Britain if we stay or leave the EU. However its not quite clear what will happen to PI claims

Mental Health Awareness week

20 May 2016 | Vashti Norman

This years Mental Health Awareness week focuses on relationships and how healthy and supportive relationships protect and sustain our mental health

Hats for Headway

12 May 2016 | Claire Roantree

As part of Action for Brain Injury week 2016, Headway are once again encouraging people to wear, "Hats For Headway".

International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

12 May 2016 | Melanie Burden

As part of International Fibromyalgia Awareness day, Melanie Burden, takes the opportunity to raise awareness of this debilitating condition.

APIL Annual Conference 2016

6 May 2016 | Melanie Burden

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has this year held their Annual Conference in Birmingham - with Simpson Millar in attendance.

MPs Warn Personal Injury Reforms Will Penalise Innocent Claimants

3 May 2016 | Anna Thompson

The governments impending plans to reform personal injury claims have received criticism from a number of MPs.

Invitation to Headway South West London Fundraising Dinner

28 April 2016 | Claire Roantree

Claire Roantree, Partner and Head of Serious Personal Injury at Simpson Millar, is organising a Fundraising Dinner for Headway South West London (HSWL).

Stressed: Out of Office

27 April 2016 | Vashti Norman

This year, "Workplace Stress: a collective challenge" is the theme for the World Day for Safety and Health at work campaign.

What Happens when Someone Mishandles your Claim?

26 April 2016 | Robert Godfrey

Negligent solicitors are on the rise. Too many cases are being settled too early and the correct questions and enquiries are not being made.

How A Fall From A Ladder Led to a £250,000 Payout

14 April 2016 | Vashti Norman

Simpson Millar deal with cases of Personal Injury every day. This is the story of one client, whose fall from a bunk bed resulted in £250,000 compensation.

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