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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

Whiplash claims are the highest personal injury claim, according to new figures

The Ministry of Justice registered just over 850,000 personal injury claims for 2017/18. According to statistics, 63.75% (541,875) of these claims related to whiplash in connection with a road traffic accident. Although the rate of road accidents has decreased over the years, and cars have higher safety ratings, the level of claims relating to whiplash has remained stable.

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Proof allowed in former fiscal's work-stress damages claim

A former senior procurator fiscal depute who is suing the Lord Advocate on allegations that “work-related stress” and work overload induced her to quit her job, has been allowed proof in action and granted a full hearing of her claim - seeking £1.3 million in compensation for loss of earnings.

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Workplace Fatality Statistics

Provisional annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18 have been published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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Scottish Government Introduces Damages Bill

The Scottish Government has published new legislation that it says will create a clearer, fairer and more credible way of setting of the personal injury discount rate for damages claims

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