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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 so important and some of the challenges.
Published Thursday 19th September 2019
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 and treatment for sepsis.
Published Friday 13th September 2019
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 and bringing a claim for a spinal cord injury.
Published Friday 16th November 2018
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 the different effects that a head injury can cause.
Published Friday 24th August 2018
Understanding Mental Capacity
Stacy Williams gives a guide to mental capacity and explains what happens when an important legal decision must be made by someone who lacks capacity.
Published Friday 25th May 2018
Occupational Disease: Mesothelioma
In her latest blog, Stacy Williams investigates Mesothelioma and explains what is involved in bringing a personal injury claim.
Published Friday 6th April 2018
NHS Complaints Procedure
Thinking about making a complaint to the NHS for medical treatment? Follow Burnetts' step by step guide to the process.
Published Friday 30th March 2018
Head injuries in children
Medical Negligence and Serious Injury Paralegal, Stacy Williams, explains head injuries in children and the symptoms to be aware of post-accident.
Published Friday 9th March 2018
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 wrong, what amounts to negligence?
Published Friday 9th February 2018
Is my child Gillick competent?
Medical Negligence Solictor Angela Curran explains the medical term “Gillick competence” and what it means for an under-18 year old's consent to treatment.
Published Friday 8th December 2017
Causation – The unknown hurdle in medical negligence claims
Sophie Allinson explains what is meant by the term causation and the difficulties in proving it in Medical Negligence claims.
Published Friday 11th August 2017
Advance Directive – Planning for your future care and treatment
A person may wish to plan for their future care should the time arise that they lose capacity. Sophie Allinson explains how this can be carried out with an advance…
Published Wednesday 24th May 2017