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Latest Personal Injury articles

  • Six-figure sum recovered for client following an Accident at Work

    Six-figure sum recovered for client following an Accident at Work

    Our specialist Personal Injury Accident at Work team has recovered a substantial six-figure sum for a client who suffered permanent injuries as a result of an injury at work. This case highlights the need for employers to provide suitable work equipment and to ensure that all relevant training is provided to employees to allow them to safely carry out their responsibilities.

  • Insurance Update - Discount Rate Revised

    Insurance Update - Discount Rate Revised

    The hotly debated discount rate has been revised.  The Lord Chancellor (David Gauke) has today announced a change setting the Discount Rate at minus 0.25%. Find out more what this means and what the situation is for Scotland here.

  • Making a Claim Against a Care Home

    Making a Claim Against a Care Home

    Whorlton Hall, a specialist, high dependency hospital for patients with special needs has recently been closed down and several of its workers have been arrested following allegations of serious abuse and neglect. Here Marina from our Personal Injury team looks at the case and what Care Homes can do to prevent incidents like this occurring.

  • 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.