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Pressure Ulcer Awareness Day

Laura Harrington from the Medical Negligence and Serious Injury department looks at legal claims arising from pressure ulcers.

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Patient Safety Day: 17th September 2019

17 September 2019 is World Health Organisation’s Patient Safety Day. Medical negligence associate solicitor Michelle Armstrong explains why this is…

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Legal Claims Arising from the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis

Today is world sepsis awareness day - medical negligence paralegal Laura Harrington looks at legal claims arising from the diagnosis…

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Spinal cord injuries: Bringing a claim

Stacy Williams provides a detailed explanation of the structure of the spinal cord, the effects of a spinal cord injury…

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Damages award to follow Supreme Court ruling

A man with a brain injury will receive damages following a Supreme Court ruling that patients are entitled to put…

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Head Injury

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Head injury: what you need to know

Serious brain injuries can take a lot of adjustment from the injured person and those around them. Stacy Williams explains…

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Mental Capacity

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Understanding Mental Capacity

Stacy Williams gives a guide to mental capacity and explains what happens when an important legal decision must be made…

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Mesothelioma

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Occupational Disease: Mesothelioma

In her latest blog, Stacy Williams investigates Mesothelioma and explains what is involved in bringing a personal injury claim.

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Nhs Complaints Process

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NHS Complaints Procedure

Thinking about making a complaint to the NHS for medical treatment? Follow Burnetts’ step by step guide to the process.

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Head Injuries In Children

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Head injuries in children

Medical Negligence and Serious Injury Paralegal, Stacy Williams, explains head injuries in children and the symptoms to be aware of…

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Bringing a claim in medical negligence: The basics

Millions of people undergo medical treatment every day and have no issues with the care provided. However, when something goes…

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