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Latest articles from Amy Dickson

  • Brain Injuries - Concussion in Football & Rugby

    Brain Injuries - Concussion in Football & Rugby

    We have a great weekend of sport to look forward to this weekend with both the Scottish Cup Final and Pro14 Rugby final. While football and rugby are both fantastic sports, in recent times they have had to deal with growing issues around how best to ensure the safety of competitors. With that in mind, the subject of our final blog is concussion in sport.

  • What are the different types of Brain Injuries?

    What are the different types of Brain Injuries?

    There are many different types of brain injuries.  One of the most common is a traumatic brain injury, which is an injury to the brain caused by a trauma to the head.  These frequently occur as a result of high velocity car accidents and accidents at work.

  • Headway's Action for Brain Injury Week 2019

    Headway's Action for Brain Injury Week 2019

    Today marks the start of Action for Brain Injury Week which is a week-long awareness event organised by the brain injury charity, Headway and to raise awareness our Personal Injury team are pulling together blog content to highlight everything you need to know for Brain Injuries.

  • The dangers when health and safety is ignored at the funfair

    The dangers when health and safety is ignored at the funfair

    It remains commonplace in the fairground industry that inflatables and rides are operated without adequate Health and Safety measures. A recent case highlighted the tragic consequences of non-compliance with Health and Safety Regulations and the legal steps that will be taken when a breach is identified.

  • Insurance for small businesses – are you covered?

    Insurance for small businesses – are you covered?

    For many people, setting up their own business is something that they have dreamed of for years. However, there are many considerations to be taken into account when doing so and something that can often be overlooked is what insurance cover is required.