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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 their trust in all hospital staff, whether or not they…
By Michelle Armstrong on Friday 12th October 2018
Amputations and advances in prosthetic limbs
Spencer Knaggs gives an overview of amputations and describes the recent medical advances in prosthetic limbs.
By on Thursday 6th July 2017
Does disability affect a personal injury claim?
Personal Injury Solicitor, Spencer Knaggs, defines "disability" within the Equality Act 2010 and how this may impact upon a claim for Personal Injury.
By Spencer Knaggs on Tuesday 9th May 2017
Burnetts has been widely accredited for the quality of its expertise and service across numerous areas of law. Details of our accreditations can be found here:
By Angela Huck on Monday 2nd November 2015
Countryside Pursuits – Health & Safety
It is inevitable that organisers of any coutryside pursuit, be that hunts, point to point or shoots, must nowadays face the thorny issue of public liability, and who will be…
By James Johnston on Monday 2nd April 2012
Beware cheap fillers and botox warns medical law solicitor
While the aesthetics industry is becoming more popular, a lack of regulation may cause problems for its customers. Angela Curran of Burnetts Solicitors has a word of warning.
By Angela Curran on Monday 13th June 2011
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that begins in the mesothelium, the membrane that covers and protects many of the body’s internal organs. It is most common in the…
By Nick Gutteridge on Thursday 12th May 2011
Companies Still Failing on Falls
Last month the Health and Safety Executive successfully prosecuted Eric and Robert Murray after one of their workers suffered catastrophic injuries following a fall from height. The Murrays are due…
By James Johnston on Thursday 7th October 2010