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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.
At this time of year, slips and trips are common. Ice and other inclement weather can make many everyday places treacherous - particularly if the owner or occupier of the property has not taken adequate care to protect patrons' safety. If you have su
If you have suffered an injury and someone else was at least partially to blame, you could make a personal injury claim. Making a personal injury claim may seem complicated, particularly if you are concerned about your physical and mental health, or
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced their health and work strategy plan for 2018-2019. Targeting injuries with high risk, as well as health concerns that affect the majority of workers in the UK, the plan foregrounds the need for employer
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 accident
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 m
Provisional annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18 have been published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 
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. 
If you’re hit by an uninsured or untraceable driver, it can be difficult to know what to do next. The process for dealing with the aftermath of this type of accident isn’t always clear and it’s often necessary to seek guidance. Here, we take a look a
The European Commission has published its Third Mobility Package, which contains a set of measures aimed at allowing all drivers to benefit from safer traffic, less polluting vehicles and more advanced technological solutions. 
The European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee has given its backing to new EU rules to better protect workers from exposure to carcinogenic and mutagenic substances. 
New research from RAC Business has revealed that one in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at the wheel. 
It is widely recognised that young and newly qualified drivers are involved in a disproportionate amount of road traffic accidents, which frequently cause life-changing injuries and even death. 
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