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Our experts keep you up to date on the latest serious injury news and legal updates regarding life changing injuries. These include brain and head injuries, spinal injuries, amputation claims, fatal accidents and serious road traffic accidents.
What Are The Effects Of A Brain Injury?

Time icon 8 May 2017 | Person icon Matthew Clayton

For brain injury awareness week, specialist personal injury solicitor Matthew Clayton details some of the common effects of a brain injury

Takata Fined $1 Billion For Airbag Scandal

Time icon 17 January 2017 | Person icon Rose Gibson

The US criminal case over the Takata airbag scandal is coming to a close as the company accept a $1billion fine and plead guilty to a single criminal charge

Takata Airbag Scandal Could See Billion Dollar Settlement

Time icon 10 January 2017 | Person icon Rose Gibson

As the Takata airbag scandal continues to threaten millions of drivers, a personal injury solicitor responds to the news that the company may make a $1 billion settlement

Brain Injury Abroad FAQ

Time icon 12 December 2016 | Person icon Joanna Tloczek

Recent data from the Foreign Office suggests that 70 Britons are hospitalised every week while abroad, so how can we protect ourselves on holiday?

Simpson Millar Appoints One Of The Regions Toughest Litigators

Time icon 12 December 2016 | Person icon Emma Costin

National law firm Simpson Millar has appointed Matthew Clayton as partner and Head of Serious Trauma in the firms Manchester office.

Ruling In Case Of Paralysed Mountain Biker Raises Questions On Liability

Time icon 2 December 2016 | Person icon David Erwin

A serious injury specialists responds to a High Court decision that allowed a Solicitor to sue a mountain biking instructor after an accident left him para

Paralympian Alex Zanardi Proves An Inspiration For Serious Injury Sufferers

Time icon 1 December 2016 | Person icon David Erwin

Following his double gold medal wins at this years Paralympic games, former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi shows the importance of rehabilitation

Simpson Millar Makes The Brake Pledge For National Road Safety Week

Time icon 21 November 2016 | Person icon Rose Gibson

Simpson Millar is taking part in the UKs biggest road safety event, Road Safety Week (21-27 November), coordinated by Brake, the road safety charity.

Toyota Extends Recall Over Faulty Airbag, Pushing Total Takata Recalls To Over 100 Million Cars

Time icon 8 November 2016 | Person icon Rose Gibson

Toyota Extends Recall Over Faulty Airbag, Pushing Total Takata Recalls To Over 100 Million Cars

Chronic Pain Campaign Raises Awareness Of Painkiller Addiction

Time icon 28 October 2016 | Person icon Melanie Burden

Chronic pain campaigners are attempting to raise awareness of the dangers of painkiller addiction when managing chronic pain conditions

Fatal Dog Attacks Prompt Questions On Legislation

Time icon 28 October 2016 | Person icon Anna Thompson

After two children were killed in separate dog attacks, a Personal Injury solicitor who deals with dog bite claims argues for a change in the law.

Workplace Lifting In Younger Life Linked To Midlife Back Pain

Time icon 28 October 2016 | Person icon Melanie Burden

A study has sought to establish whether there is a link between heavy lifting in younger life and local or radiating lower back pain (LBP) in midlife.

National Burns Awareness Day Highlights Horrific Nature Of Burn Injuries

Time icon 19 October 2016 | Person icon Melanie Burden

Burn injuries are physically and psychologically damaging for victims, National Burns Awareness Day looks to promote prevention of burns and scalds.

Defective Airbag Linked To 14th Fatality

Time icon 7 October 2016 | Person icon Rose Gibson

As Takata airbags are linked to a 14th fatality, a Personal Injury specialist explains defect products and recalls.

Tragic Boxer Death Highlights The Dangers Of Pre-Existing Symptoms In Sport

Time icon 6 October 2016 | Person icon Anna Thompson

After the tragic boxing death of welterweight boxer Mike Towell, an injury solicitor explains the dangers of long-term pre-existing medical conditions

Driverless Cars: Who Is Liable For Accidents?

Time icon 3 October 2016 | Person icon Rose Gibson

With driverless cars expected to be on UK roads in 2020, a complex personal injury solicitor answers key questions about accidents, insurance & liability

Motorcyclist Only Road User Group To See Rise In Fatalities

Time icon 28 September 2016 | Person icon Rose Gibson

Road casualty statistics have revealed that motorcycle fatalities have risen in previous years. A serious injury solicitor explains the dangers to riders.

The Assistive Technology Helping Disabled People Work, Rest and Play

Time icon 19 September 2016 | Person icon David Erwin

Discover some of the assistive technologies helping to level the playing field for disabled people.

Research Shows Importance Of Health Behaviours And Management For Spinal Cord Injuries

Time icon 19 September 2016 | Person icon David Erwin

A new series of research studies have looked at the importance of health behaviours and management in the rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries



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