Personal Injury Claims Law

Birth Injury Basics: What You Need to Know

September 3, 2012

Medical malpractice can occur when a medical professional fails to perform his or her duty in the normal standard of care, or is negligent in providing proper care for a patient. Birth injuries that occur because of negligent medical care may result in injury to the baby. If you suspect you or your baby may […]

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In defence of personal injury solicitors

August 31, 2012

Personal injury law has something of a bad reputation. Personal injury solicitors are derided as ‘ambulance chasers’ and viewed as untrustworthy. Injury lawyers are viewed with suspicion, if not outright hostility. The negative public perception of injury claims lawyers isn’t helped by the seemingly wall-to-wall TV ads which are on from morning until early evening. […]

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Personal Injury Claims Tips

July 12, 2012

Top Tips When Making Personal Injury Claims With more accidents on the road, work related accidents and slips, trips and falls being reported than ever before, the Accident Advice Helpline has revealed the 6 top tips to help victims successfully make Personal Injury Claims. 1. Write everything down For victims of accidents, it is important to keep […]

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Whiplash claims cost insurers more than £2 billion last year

May 10, 2012

Whiplash injury claims cost insurance companies more than £2 billion, with £90 being added to the cost of an average insurance policy according to new research by the AA, reported in the Telegraph last week. Director of AA Insurance, Simon Douglas said ”I hope that today’s Government announcement will see a tight timescale applied to […]

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Texting while Driving – A U.S. Law Perspective

May 3, 2012

In Kansas City, Missouri, 16-year-old Rachel Gannon was recently charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter after she lost control of her car, crashing into a vehicle driven by Loretta Larimer, a 72-year-old woman. Larimer later died from her injuries. The teenager was distracted by loud music and texting when she caused the crash.  Larimer’s 10-year-old granddaughter, […]

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Potential Health Risks posed by “Fracking”

May 2, 2012

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, is a procedure that is used to extract natural gas. The process involves forcing chemicals, sand and water at high pressure into rock deep below the earth’s surface, causing the rock to fracture, releasing natural gas and oil trapped within. Natural gas acquired through fracking currently accounts for […]

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Chronic Shortage of Midwives May Be Opening the NHS Up to More Medical Negligence Claims

February 24, 2012

Below is a guest law blog post as first posted to YouBlawg. In November of 2011 the Royal College of Midwives reported that in the last 10 years the birth rate in the UK has increased by 22% while medical services suffered a shortfall of approximately 5,000 midwives. The Royal College of Midwives points this […]

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Small Business Owners: Tips to Avoid Being Involved in a Lawsuit

February 17, 2012

For small business owners, being involved in a lawsuit can means huge case-related costs, lost income, and defamation of their business.  Here are the steps every small business owner should take to avoid being involved in a lawsuit: 1.     Sufficiently Train Your Employees Adequately train your employees to safely complete the tasks inherent to their […]

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Welcome to Personal Injury Claims Blawg

April 24, 2011

Welcome to Personal Injury Claims Blawg, a legal news blog on personal injury law and accident claims law for PI lawyers and the general public and potential clients of personal injury lawyers. A complex area of law requiring expert advice from solicitors, personal injury law is the body of law that governs personal injury claims […]

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