Personal injury

Warning signs: a delicate balance

There is a balance to be struck between mitigating the risk of injury and avoiding oversized warning signs in public spaces, as Joshua Hughes explains

29 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

Northern Ireland PI discount rate

NI's Department for Justice is expected to change the personal injury discount rate for the region to -1.75 per cent from 31 May

26 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

Mesothelioma: Secondary asbestos exposure

Lorna Webster explores the potential redress available to victims of secondary asbestos exposure 

Peers must drop ‘money-saving’ 6-year limit on injury claims by military

Injured army veterans will be treated as second class citizens if proposed restrictions to legal rights are not dropped, warns APIL

10 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

The psychological impact of major trauma injuries

Lawyers should adopt the right mindset, taking a holistic approach to rehabilitation needs in the case of psychological injury, says Claire Roantree

01 Mar 2021 | Personal injury

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

Justice for the injured dealt a blow by scrapping of EU quadbike law

PI lawyers are dismayed at scrapping of EU laws requiring insurance for vehicles such as forklifts and quadbikes

23 Feb 2021 | Health & Safety

Heading off a litigation storm

Serious covid-19 has legal implications for clinicians and heightens the risk of negligence claims, says Gemma Lindfield 

04 Feb 2021 | Clinical negligence

My apologies

Steven Baylis considers whether an Apologies Bill could lead to a decrease in the number of compensation claims

27 Jan 2021 | Clinical negligence

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