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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

Accident In The Workplace: A Case Study

Time icon 19 December 2016 | Person icon Simpson Millar LLP

A man who hurt his foot at work successfully claimed compensation. Click through to read the case study.

Agnieszka Lipko Wins At Personal Injury Awards

Time icon 29 November 2016 | Person icon Agnieszka Lipko

Our very own Agnieszka Lipko won big last week as she took home the prestigious Young Achiever of the Year 2016 Award on Friday

Whiplash Reforms: What Could They Mean For Motorists?

Time icon 18 November 2016 | Person icon Rose Gibson

After the Government announced that they will be pushing on with reforms to whiplash claims, a Personal Injury Solicitor explains the affects for motorists

High Court Orders End To Prison Strikes

Time icon 17 November 2016 | Person icon Anna Thompson

The High Court has ordered that prison officers return to work, after 10,000 officers staged a walk out over unsafe work conditions

Foot And Ankle Injuries FAQs

Time icon 10 November 2016 | Person icon Anna Thompson

How can you claim compensation for a foot or ankle injury that leads to post-traumatic arthritis? Read our FAQs to find out.

Tattoo Epidemic Raises Health and Safety Questions

Time icon 10 November 2016 | Person icon Anna Thompson

With the UK in the midst of a tattoo epidemic, a personal injury solicitor explains the compensation you can claim if your tattoo goes wrong

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