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Personal injury lawyers – how to find the best one for you, tips on instructing them to make your claim, types of compensation you can expect to receive and more. Advice from accident claims solicitors from Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh etc), England (London, Manchester, Birmingham etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond. You may want to consider some of the bigger personal injury law firms in the UK like Slater & Gordon http://www.slatergordon.co.uk/personal-injury/ , Irwin Mitchell http://www.irwinmitchell.com/personal/personal-injury-compensation or http://www.accident-claim-expert.co.uk and bear in mind the advice in the articles from our contributor accident claims solicitors below.

The most shared personal injury lawyer story ever

June 22, 2016

Remember the story about the child who asked for (and received) a birthday party dedicated to his idol, a personal injury lawyer (Morris Bart)? Well according to BuzzSumo, it’s now one of the most shared personal injury lawyer stories ever. The story, as first reported in The Advocate, has been covered by many of the […]

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Jimmy Savile personal injury claimants tops 160, Courts hears

November 19, 2014

London Appeal Court judges have begun analysing legal arguments over a compensation scheme set up for victims of Jimmy Savile, who died in October 2011 aged 84. The Court of Appeal was told by trustees of one charity, which is a major beneficiary of Savile’s estate, that compensation claims had to be scrutinised. Explaining that […]

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Florida Supreme Court Leaves Questions for Medical Malpractice Law

January 6, 2014

On December 12, 2013, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion expressing its disapproval of a 2011 Florida law that placed restrictions on the ability of expert witnesses to testify in medical malpractice cases. The law allows Florida-licensed medical professionals to present expert testimony in medical malpractice cases, but requires out-of-state medical professionals to get […]

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The facts about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

December 12, 2013

As figures emerge which suggest that one in five veterans suffer from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, it also appears that there are a number of myths and misnomers which surround the condition. Not only do these myths make it difficult for those suffering with PTSD to cope with their everyday lives, but […]

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Personal Injury firms need to change their ways to survive

December 12, 2013

The Jackson Reforms 2013 are so-called for Lord Justice Jackson who was tasked with preparing a report in which he reviewed the costs of civil litigation and assessed how they affected access to justice. These changes came into force in April 2013, and have seen major changes to the way in which litigation cases, such […]

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Tesla Sparks Serious Product Liability Issues

December 5, 2013

Tesla Motors has made quite a spark in the news recently. With two electric cars catching fire in the U.S. since October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a probe for more information. The NHTSA requested information about design modifications and engineering drawings for the Model S electric sedan. Tesla has until Jan. 14 […]

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The Number of Claims Companies Reduces

December 5, 2013

As the majority of people operating within personal injury claims are aware, one of the biggest problems facing the industry right now is that of fraudulent claims and the unscrupulous companies who make them on behalf or both suspecting and unsuspecting clients. Of course, for every company and person who makes a fraudulent or enlarged […]

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Abuse in Public Services

November 25, 2013

Shocking news stories give the impression that abuse from public care workers is frighteningly commonplace. However, a report by the Winnipeg government says that the majority of abuse involving older adult victims comes from family members. Similarly, the United States based non-profit organization Do Something says that more than two thirds of child abuse occurs […]

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Derek Sheely: A Case of Brain Injury and Wrongful Death

October 2, 2013

Football-related brain injuries continue to be a subject of contention recently. A woman is suing the NCAA, Schutt Sports company, and two college football coaches for the wrongful death of her son, Derek Sheely, who died due to brain injuries sustained during Division III preseason practices in 2011. A fullback for Maryland’s Frostburg State University […]

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Incretin Mimetics MDL Established in California District Court

September 30, 2013

Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza are all diabetes treatments in a class of drugs known as incretin mimetics. Used to stabilize blood glucose levels in patients who suffer Type 2 diabetes, the medications have been linked to potentially life-threatening side effects including an increased risk of acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Since their launch on […]

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