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Can surveillance of personal injury claimants be justified?

United Kingdom - September 9 2013 Surveillance of injured persons pursuing a personal injury claim is very common. Insurance companies dealing with claims often instruct third parties…

Pedestrian v car: High Court considers relative contribution of claimant pedestrian and defendant driver in serious accident on busy London street

United Kingdom - January 8 2018 The High Court has once again looked at the issue of relative responsibilities of pedestrians who attempt to cross the road in an unsafe manner or…

Court finds GP negligent for failing to identify red flag signs of Cauda Equina Syndrome leading to delayed diagnosis and permanent disability

United Kingdom - April 29 2019 The High Court has recently ruled in favour of Kerry Shaw, a 40 year old teacher from Grimsby, who was left severely disabled after a delay in…

Report proves that ‘compensation culture’ is a myth as fears increase about workplace safety

United Kingdom - July 31 2013 The increasing 'compensation culture' shouted about by insurers and criticised by the Government is a myth, according to a report which shows that…

Government report calls for NHS trusts to focus on Cauda Equina Syndrome care provision - with estimated saving of £27 million

United Kingdom - February 4 2019 One of the areas of clinical negligence claims where we see the same failures over and over again, often with devastating consequences for the patient…