201708.16
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£12,000 Compensation for Police Officer Bitten by Fleas

Fleas bit a West Midlands Police officer and caused injury. It is alleged fleas trespassed in a carpet or on an animal in a building. The details of the fleas’ offences are unknown and the exact whereabouts of the fleas is also unknown. The creatures evaded arrest and are still at large however they are…

201701.09
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NHS Doubles its Clinical Negligence Claim Fund

The National Audit Office will investigate why the NHS has doubled its compensation fund on tackling clinical negligence claims. The NAO will probe why the NHS in 2015 set aside £56 billion to fund compensation claims.* The fund was almost double what it set aside in 2014 – is this a worrying spending trend, unsurprising…

201607.26
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Personal Injury Claims Require Commitment and Professionalism

In 2014 the media reported that a fifth of personal injury law firms in the north-west could be closed down. Yes, firms closed down but not in the amounts predicted. Why did this situation start? Broadly speaking personal injury work is difficult. Weaker firms are not able to operate with the levels of quality and professionalism…

201402.21
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Understanding Burns Or Back Injuries

Burns can be some of the most distressing injuries – due both to the level of pain to be endured and the time taken to heal from burns. A third factor is that these can often be clearly visible to others. Back injuries, on the other hand, are mostly invisible, but can be equally debilitating….