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Personal Injury – Psychiatric damage due to an injury?

Personal Injury – Psychiatric damage due to an injury? Much of the time, the harm that results from the Defendant’s negligence is physical, e.g. bodily injury. Sometimes, however, the resulting harm takes the form of a psychiatric condition, such as depression or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Should the law allow Claimants to recover compensation…
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Personal Injury Claims – What can you claim for?

Personal Injury Claims – What can you claim for? It is important to be aware of the fact that you or your loved one may be able to claim for personal injuries sustained in an accident that were caused by somebody else’s fault. It is absolutely vital to bring such claim within three years of…
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World suicide prevention Day 2018

World suicide prevention Day 2018 As a Mental Health Lawyer I speak with people almost every day that live with mental health problems.  Often they have experienced suicidal thoughts or, worse still, have tried to take their own lives. I also act for the families of those people who have taken their lives and I…
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Injuries at work – The Law

Have you had an accident at work? Can you claim compensation? An accident at work may occur as a result of human error.  Or it may occur due to faulty equipment; the condition of the premises or a poor working environment. The circumstances leading to an accident may not be deliberate but more often than…
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Disappointing CQC report for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Disappointing CQC report for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust It was disappointing news for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust when the recently conducted Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report hit their desks…..and the press. The inspection took place in April 2018 when the CQC looked at nine different departments at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham and each…
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2 Things to consider taking children abroad post separation

2 Things to consider taking children abroad post separation  If you are planning to take your children abroad this summer without the child’s other parent, you should be aware of any potential problems. 1.       Consent Everyone with parental responsibility must be aware and give consent to the child travelling abroad. If you do not do…
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Love to litigate day – 31 August 2018

So far I have written about “Colouring day”, “love your cat day” and “Clean your keyboard day” but I must admit that “Love to Litigate day” is my favourite so far. In order to prepare this article I read a lot of quotes about litigation and lawyers. This is my favourite from a Judge in…
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National road victim month – August 2018

National road victim month – August 2018 National Road Victim Month is the time to remember those killed or seriously injured on the road The 1 August 2018 marks the beginning of National Road Victim Month, a time to remember those who have been killed, hurt, or seriously injured in road traffic accidents on Britain’s…
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AL FRESKO NOT AL DESKO

AL FRESKO NOT AL DESKO (How not to get crackers in your keyboard) How many of us eat lunch at our desk?  When I say “lunch”, for me it has always been a case of grabbing something in between clients or case work.  As a consequence of this I have all sorts of crumbs and…
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